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Senior Pastor

CrossRoads Church - Fergus Falls, MN

Salary/Range: $61,000 to $85,000 depending on experience

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Senior Pastor Job Description
Responsibilities – The Senior Pastor of CrossRoads Church will:
▪ Profess God’s truth with authority, utilizing expository preaching and teaching of The Bible with relevant application to all age groups.
▪ Develop and foster passion within the congregation to reach the lost in our community.
▪ Guide our congregation to discover and utilize their unique God-given gifts.
▪ Possess a passion for developing and refining a biblical vision for CrossRoads Church and shaping an action plan to match that vision.
▪ Guide and care for the congregation, showing genuine concern for each person.
▪ Identify, motivate, mentor, and equip staff and volunteer leaders for ministry according to the biblical discipling model.
▪ Demonstrate an active personal evangelical ministry within our community.
▪ Plan and organize Sunday worship services and special events of CrossRoads Church.
▪ Administer the ceremonies and biblical ordinances of the church.
▪ Participate in all Board of Overseer meetings. Attend team/council meetings as requested.
▪ Provide counseling in a safe and non-intimate setting, being aware of personal limitations and providing professional referrals when necessary.
▪ Work with staff, overseers, and ministry teams to identify, develop, and organize ministry opportunities in the church and the community.
▪ Assist the Board of Overseers in coordinating pastoral care for all within the church.
▪ Perform the duties and responsibilities of Overseer as described in the CrossRoads Church constitution.
Character – The Senior Pastor of CrossRoads Church will:
▪ Agree to, sign, and exemplify the Affirmation of Ministerial Ethics as established by Converge, to be found here.
▪ Exemplify the biblical qualities of an overseer found in Acts 20:17-38, 1 Timothy 3:1-7, 2 Timothy 4:1-5, Titus 1:5-9, and 1 Peter 5:1-5.
▪ Be dedicated to excellence in everything for the glory of God.
▪ Model a Christ-like manner in all situations, exhibiting the fruits of the Spirit.
Qualifications – The Senior Pastor of CrossRoads Church will:
▪ Have a history of committed, compassionate, and effective pastoral oversight, with a minimum of two years experience in a full-time position within a church setting.
▪ Possess a Bachelor’s degree at minimum, prefer Seminary training or equivalent. Applicant must demonstrate strong desire to be a continual student of God’s Word.
▪ Be eligible to achieve ordination with Converge.
▪ Be competent in administrative, managerial, and technological skills.
▪ Agree with and be able to defend the CrossRoads Church mission, core values, beliefs, and constitution.
CrossRoads Church Mission Statement:
We exist to make disciples who LOVE God, GROW spiritually, and SERVE others.