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Pastor 

“Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke, and encourage – with great patience and careful instruction.” 2 Timothy 4:2 NIV

Purpose and Role

The Leon Christian Church (LCC) is seeking to fill the full-time position of Pastor.  The Pastor of the Leon Christian Church is directly responsible first to the Lord Jesus Christ, then to the Elders of the Church of God.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to: 

  •     Administratively in charge of the staff (Associate Ministers and Administrative Assistant) and will make appropriate recommendations for staff hiring and dismissals

Administer the total Church program:

  • Act as editor of the weekly bulletin
  • Respond to correspondence sent to the Church, or distribute to appropriate Ministry   Committee.
  • Oversee, in some form, the Ministry Committees and be aware of what is going on in the  different Committees (this does not mean that the Pastor is on each Committee but only is aware of what the people of the Church are doing.)
  • The Pastor will be the “point-man” for all communications between Members and events that  occurs at LCC, so that there are no scheduling conflicts and/or no mis-communication between Congregational Members and Leaders.
  • Be responsible for the preaching ministry of the Church.  All preaching and preachers will be cleared through the Pastor.
  • Be responsible for setting aside adequate and quality time for study that prepares him for teaching and preaching the Word of God, in the Spirit of God.
  • Maintain a close liaison with the Eldership, meeting with them regularly on a formal and informal basis.
  • Spend regular time in conceptualizing about the future of the Congregation.  The Pastor will dream and be a visionary about the Church’s growth and direction and will interpret those dreams to the other Leadership and the Body.
  • The Pastor will devote time as he sees fit to calling, counseling, and outside speaking.
  • The Pastor will perform weddings and officiate at funerals as needed.
  •  Attends all Elders’ meetings unless providentially hindered.           
  •  Conduct the day-to-day business of the Church.

Qualifications

The Pastor must Love the Lord your God with all of your heart and with all of your soul and with all of your mind and Love your neighbor as yourself.  In addition, the following minimum qualifications will be considered:

  • Have an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ
  • A strong teacher with a love for God’s Word who effectively communicates Biblical teachings
  • Commitment to a team approach to ministry including recruit, disciple, and sustain a volunteer leadership team(s)
  • Relate to members and visitors on personal level in helping them with their walk in Christ 
  • Relate to the unique needs of teenagers in today’s culture and specifically in the Leon area
  • 2 or more years of ministry experience
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree from seminary or equivalent

Compensation

Commensurate with education, experience, credentials, and qualifications, include salary and housing (parsonage or allowance), travel expenses, cell phone bill paid up to $50/month, paid time off, holidays, and continuing education/workshops.

To Apply

Submit cover letter, resume, 3 references, and the 2 questionnaires at the bottom of the webpage at https://www.leonchristianchurch.org/pastor-search, to the Leon Christian Church at resume@lccfaith.org. We will be receiving resumes until the position is filled.

Physical Address

Leon Christian Church

300 N. East St.

Leon, KS 67074

(316) 745-3226

Website:

www.lccfaith.org

 

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