About the job
The Well Covenant Church Bi-Vocational Pastor Job Description
We are looking for a Lead Pastor who will:
Confess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and empower Wellians to engage the greater community through compassionate service and evangelism, desiring to witness for Christ and gather into the community the lost and unconnected.
Have a love for the Scriptures, and ensure that services and ministries have a firm foundation in the Word of God
Trust in the inspiration and leading of the Holy Spirit.
Encourage prayer as a foundation for the church, leading by example.
Provide theological and pastoral oversight.
Serve alongside the lay leaders as a member of the leadership team to help discern, develop, and live out the Holy Spirit inspired vision of the church *
Oversee the Sunday Service Team in planning and leading gatherings. Incorporate gifted Wellians into worship, preaching and teaching, and also seek to affirm and develop their gifts.
Be accountable to communicate with the leadership team to ensure decisions concerning budget, facilities, and the formation of ministry teams are made in a timely manner that is consistent with the vision of the church.
Take a relational approach to the congregation, and be available to meet with individual Wellians to mentor and equip them.
Develop and maintain connections with the ECC and PacNW Conference, being interested in exploring ordination in the Covenant Church if not already in process.
Be willing to know and develop relationships with local ministry partners, such as Love Inc. and local campus ministries.
Support the intergenerational nature of the church by recognizing and encouraging the gifting and contributions of children and young people.
Display a willingness to endure challenges in order to explore new styles/formats of church, embracing the uncharted, sensing what God is doing in our unique community, and how to best mobilize this work to serve Jesus in Corvallis.
We Pledge to:
- Pray for you
- Periodically review your compensation, desiring to be as generous as circumstances allow.
- Encourage balance in your life, knowing the importance of family life, rest, and spiritual renewal
- Encourage you in the faith, seeking your best, and desiring to walk alongside you
- Co-labor with you, recognizing that we all share in the ministry of the church.
*leadership direction and decisions shall be in accord with the ECC Covenant and Affirmations, as well as the Constitution of The Well Covenant Church.