Lead Pastor at Mountain Bible Church of Loma Prieta
Los Gatos, CA 95033
About the job
Lead Pastor Job Description
Leadership. Work with the board of elders and ministry leads to advance the mission of the church. Manage administration and financial needs. Identify and develop ministry leaders. Represent MBC in community affairs and evangelical associations in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties. Maintain productive working relationships with community leaders and organizations.
Preaching. Provide weekly Bible messages that build up the congregation as committed followers of Christ and which respond to the needs and interests of the target community.
Teaching. Supervise Bible studies, youth groups, and adult Sunday school. Lead/teach as needed.
Pastoral care. Encourage, train, and support members in the exercise and development of their spiritual gifts. Assist and ensure that each member has a thriving and fruitful walk with the Lord. Provide supportive relationships with all members including during times of illness, death and grieving, premarital and marriage ceremonies
Outreach. Plan, organize, facilitate, and monitor church evangelistic efforts. Equip members to evangelize in their circle of influence. Keep a steady calendar of Bible studies that present the gospel and equip for following Christ.
Communications. Oversee regular and adequate communication with the congregation and church supporters/friends through newsletter, bulletin, and announcements to the local newspaper.
Believe in the Apostles Creed as the essential doctrine for church membership and partnership with religious groups.
Baccalaureate degree or equivalent (Bible training preferred).
Ability to exegete from the Bible.
Experience in church operations:
– Leading and delegating Bible studies
– Youth groups
– Sunday school
– Various ministries and missions
– Leadership and administration
Minimum five years ministry experience.