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LEAD PASTOR
GATEWAY COMMUNITY CHURCH,
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

LEAD PASTOR JOB SUMMARY

The Lead Pastor is responsible to the church to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to teach the Biblical revelation.
He will engage in pastoral care ministries, and provide administrative leadership in all areas of church life
and to act as the Lead Pastor of the ministries and church staff.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Pastor the Congregation.
  • Serve as the Lead Pastor of Gateway Community Church casting vision through preaching, teaching, and providing direction for ministry and church growth.
  • Nurture the congregation in a deeper love for Jesus and desire to serve the city and all nations.
  • Lead, supervise, disciple, equip and develop the staff and facilitate weekly staff meetings.
  • Preach, oversee and facilitate the weekly worship service.
  • Oversee baptisms, weddings, funerals and other functions.
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration between the deacons and the congregation.
  • Be visible and present in the activities of the Church.
  • Create and manage the Church budget.
  • Lead by example to do whatever it takes to see the Church flourish.

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Agreement with the Gateway vision, goals and Affirmation of Faith
  • Prefer at least five (5) years of ministry experience
  • Must be licensed or ordained minister of the Gospel
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or theological training or seminary experience

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Well rounded giftedness in teaching, preaching and leadership.
  • Born Again Child of God (John 3:3).
  • Satisfies Overseer requirements according to scripture (1 Timothy 3 1-7; Titus 1:6-9).
  • Growing in love for God and others (Matthew 22:36-40).
  • Specifically called by God to be in the ministry.
  • Embraces the over-arching vision and mission of Gateway and works as a team member to carry out such vision.
    Keeps all expectations set forth for Gateway Members (i.e. adhering to our Affirmation of Faith etc.)
  • Fulfill your responsibilities to the best of your ability and to the glory of God
  • A strong communicator, both in verbal and written form.
  • A visionary spirit with the ability to strategize, initiate, coach, and deploy a sustainable ministry model.
  • Live a life that is committed to Christ, consistently growing in that relationship.
  • Work well with staff members, leadership and volunteers.
  • Handle the different elements of ministry related to vision, direction and implementation, by recruiting, developing, and
    equipping members to carry out the mission.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter to resume@gatewaycc.tv