Wed Nov 08 00:00:00 MST 2017
Central Pacific District C&MA
Stockton Alliance Church – Stockton, CA Stockton Alliance Church, an 80-member multi-ethnic church of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Stockton, CA, is seeking a faithful man of God to serve as our full-time Lead Pastor. Our Lead Pastor will coordinate with the Elders and Governing Board to provide spiritual leadership and care for Stockton Alliance, encouraging the congregation to love and worship God as fully-devoted disciples of Jesus Christ, and equipping the congregation to make an impact for the Kingdom both in our neighborhood and around the world. The pastor we are seeking will be a servant-leader, qualified as an Elder according to Titus 1:5-9 and 1 Timothy 3:1-7, gifted in teaching, and marked by a deep love for and knowledge of God’s Word. He will be excited to build meaningful relationships with members, ministry leaders, and staff, as well as the leaders of 4 other ethnic congregations that meet on our campus (Lao, Khmu, Cambodian, and Vietnamese). He will be actively engaged with the global Christian & Missionary Alliance movement and have a passion for proclaiming the Gospel toward our neighbors in a diverse community. Expectations/Qualifications: Worship Leadership - Gifted Biblical preacher, challenging members & unchurched to apply Biblical truth. - Proven experience in leading and planning worship that is relevant and sensitive to the needs of the church and community. - Called to creativity and diversity in worship, reflecting our multi-generational, multi-cultural congregation. Leadership and Administration - Creative leader able to embrace and articulate the church’s mission, vision, and values, and lead the congregation to implement plans for evangelism, discipleship, community outreach, and participation with the local and global work of The Alliance. - A proven team leader and team member. - Able to lead, equip, and empower church staff and ministry leaders to carry out the ministry of Stockton Alliance. - An active supporter of other ethnic congregations on campus and Alliance International Ministries. Pastoral Care and Spiritual Growth - Able to lead the church in providing pastoral counseling and visitation to members. - Comfortable with performing weddings and funerals. - A leader by example in actively seeking God’s direction for our church, its members, and himself through prayer and Bible study. - Called to equip and encourage members in their spiritual growth through prayer and Bible study. Missions - Called to and passionate about leading church in outreach and sharing the Gospel. - Enthusiastic about promoting and supporting missions engagement through praying, giving, sending, and going. Personal - Outgoing, socially engaging personality. - Exhibits exemplary personal life and stable family relationships. - Believes that the Bible is the inspired, inerrant Word of God and constitutes the divine and only rule of Christian faith and practice. Interested candidates are invited to request our Church Profile, Ministry Description, and additional information about this position from firstname.lastname@example.org and learn more about our church at www.stocktonalliance.org
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