Senior Pastor, who can work with one or two full-time staff

10/2/2019

Alliance Northwest District C&MA

Chico Alliance Church | Bremerton, WA Lead Pastor The Search Committee of Chico Alliance Church in Bremerton, Washington and The Alliance NW District invites applications for the position of Senior Pastor. This is a true calling to an American mission field, where the majority of the population is unchurched and in desperate need of the love of Jesus Christ. The church has seen a decline from 105 congregants in 2012 to 75 congregants in 2018. The church leadership understands the need for a unique type of pastor for this season of the churches life. This type of pastor is often referred to as a revitalization pastor, with a true heart for building a community church. The ideal candidate will posses a proven desire for cataclysmic change while possessing the warmth and steady hand of a seasoned, Christ centered Leader. He must have a focus and a heart for renaissance toward the church and the community it supports. The Pastor is responsible to the Alliance Northwest Field Director, the local elders of the church, and the congregation of Chico Alliance Church and is accountable for the strategic vision and direction of the ministries of the church. He shall be Chairman of The Board of Elders, a member of the Chico Christian Childcares Governing Board, and work in collaboration with the elders and the childcare board. The Senior Pastor will function; - As an Elder o Able to hold confidentiality o Spiritual maturity o Able to exhort within sound doctrine o Outstanding Interpersonal skills o Humble o Excellent conflict resolution skills o Promotes and encourages community, regional, national and international involvement in the Gospel of Jesus Christ - As a Leader o Is a natural servant o Consistent Prayer Warrior, anticipating and executing God’s desire for the church and the community o Allows scripture and prayer to inform the decision making process o Imparts his vision of the church clearly to those he leads o Can assess the church’s past and present, using this to direct future impact of the church o Thinks creatively and apply ideas and concepts in new ways o Spirit Filled Character o Submits to accountability in fulfilling their responsibilities to the church and community o Is willing to remain relevant to culture, but never allowing the Truth to become relative to culture - As a Teacher o Communicates and exposits biblical truth from scripture o Challenges listeners simply and practically with the Word of Truth o Presents the whole counsel of God from both the Old and New Testament for life change o Gives attention to detail and accuracy o Committed to personal time in study and prayer with The Lord Those interested are encouraged to contact Associate Field Director, Dennis Pust at dennis@alliancenw.org.

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