Senior Pastor at Grace Christian Reformed Church
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Grace Christian Reformed Church, an urban congregation in downtown Grand Rapids, MI, is looking for a full-time pastor who will serve Christ in building his church by leading Grace in worship, preaching, and pastoral care as we deepen our call to be Christ-centered in ministry to our diverse neighborhood.

Desired qualities and skills

  • Commitment to diversity and social justice as an outflow of the heart of the gospel
  • Commitment to deep personal relationships and discipleship, growing together in unity as the people of the new creation
  • Ability to engage in neighborhood relationships both of community leaders and residents
  • Ability to engage a theologically and sociologically diverse congregation
  • Ability to help us set long term visions and goals but also to keep the important details and follow-through in mind
  • Ordained (or eligible) in the CRC/RCA
  • Demonstrated experience in urban cross cultural settings
  • Ability to use office software and social media

Primary responsibilities

Preaching and Teaching

  • Biblical, expository, and inspirational preaching most Sundays of the year
  • Coordinating with worship leaders to offer a meaningful worship service
  • Help plan, coordinate, and build up other leaders for discipleship activities like Bible studies or small groups

Congregational Care

  • Listening to, meeting with, and visiting congregational members especially those in need
  • Empowering the elders to minister to their care groups

Administration

  • Work with council and congregational leaders for strategic planning, financial stability, and leadership development
  • Help ensure clear and consistent communication with the congregation

Church Ministries

  • Help develop and implement neighborhood connections and ministries

Church profile: https://tinyurl.com/3snxncc5
Please send resume to: office@gracegr.org 

Address

Grace Christian Reformed Church
100 BUCKLEY ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan 49503-5203

Contact

David Jasperse
6164528920
office@gracegr.org

Website

www.gracegr.org

Location
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
40
Pay rate
pay commensurate with experience and with denominational standards
Ordained position
Yes
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Communication
Goal Setting
Interpersonal
Pastoral
Preaching
Industries
Church Ministry