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Senior/Lead Pastor

Job Description
Kirkwood Road Christian Church (KRCC), an independent church whose dependency is on Jesus and the word of God, is excited to invite applicants for the position of Senior/Lead Minister. The successful candidate will join our team of Elders to lead and shepherd our congregation, following the Great Commission by glorifying God and making disciples. We encourage those with a heart for service, love for God, and a passion for delivering the Word of God to apply.

Our congregation is a diverse group from various walks of life and spiritual maturity, bound by faith with the desire to grow spiritually and share the love of God with those who may not know Him. KRCC currently holds one worship service on Sunday mornings, featuring contemporary praise and worship, communion, sermon, and a time of invitation – Children’s Church and nursery are provided. Adult, youth and children’s Bible study is provided before service as well as on Wednesday evenings. KRCC is located in Kirkwood, Missouri, a suburb of St Louis.


  • Lead: The Senior/Lead Minister is expected to lead and shepherd the congregation alongside the Elders, working together to create long-range goals and carry out KRCC’s mission within our church and
  • Minister: The Senior/Lead Minister is expected to prepare and preach scripturally accurate, relevant sermons each Sunday, as well as participate in leading Bible Study and grow disciples within smaller group settings.
  • Supervise/Mentor: The Senior/Lead Minister is responsible for supervising and mentoring a current 2-person paid church staff (full time Student Minister, and part time Office Manager) and volunteers, fostering teamwork and accountability to support the mission of the church.
  • Pastoral Care: The Senior/Lead Minister works to strengthen the spiritual health and well-being of the congregation; providing counseling, performing weddings and funerals, and giving pastoral care to the sick and shut ins.


  • The successful candidate must be a mature Christian who meets the qualifications of an Elder (1 Timothy 3:2-7 and Titus 1:6-9).
  • Have a personal sense of calling from God to Christian ministry (1 Timothy 4:6-16).
  • Degree in Christian ministry with practical ministry experience within an organized Christian church.
  • Preferred 3-5 years of experience in pastoral ministries and 2 years of experience in a lead ministerial role.

Physical Address

Kirkwood Road Christian Church

529 N. Kirkwood Rd.

Kirkwood, MO  63122


To apply applicants should submit the following materials:

  • A resume
  • A summary highlighting qualifications and fit for this position
  • Sermon audio/video examples (2-3)

Submit all materials to For any questions about the position or the application process, please visit the Church Website or contact Prayerful review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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