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Tongnaoxie Christian Church: Senior Minister

Tongnaoxie Christian Church
Phone: 
913-845-2821
PO Box 504, 204 Washington Street
Tonganoxie, KS 66086
Contact Name: 
Mike Mielke, 816-585-6894

Job Title:  Senior Minister
Reports To: Elder Board  
Position Location:  Tonganoxie, KS
Number of Direct Reports:  5 - 7

Position Summary:

The Sr. Minister of Tonganoxie Christian Church will be responsible for the overall day to day activities of the church, overseeing a staff of functional ministers and administrative staff to lead, train and equip the church.  This will be accomplished through preaching, teaching, evangelism and pastoral care, while building close relationships of trust and compassion with the overall congregation

Key Responsibilities:

• Setting the vision, direction and ministry philosophies with the leadership team (Elders, Staff and Ministry Team Leaders)
• Vision-casting, motiviating and evaluation of the spiritual progress of the church
• Ensuring pastoral care needs within the church body are met and demonstrating a love and interest in people through actions and consistent follow-up with those in need
• Developing and equipping staff as necessary
• Supervision for church staff as appropriate
• Providing general oversight for all aspects of preaching, including working closely with the Elder board to set the vision, direction and philosophy related to preaching and teaching
• Establishing the schedule for pulpit requirements and working closely with other ministerial staff for shared opportunities in preaching as appropriate or coverage when Sr. Minister is on vacation or traveling related to required duties
• Annual evaluation of staff performance and addressing any performance issues that may arise
• General oversight of overall ministry teams to ensure alignment with overall philosophy of the church

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

• Bible College degree required
• Strong knowledge and insight to biblical principles that can be easily conveyed to new or mature Christians
• Significant experience in a ministerial role as Associate or Senior level
• A genuine and demonstrated service to God and love for people
• Strong conflict resolution and counseling experience or background
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts