Church Name: First Christian church Grove Oklahoma
Location: Grove Oklahoma
We are a New Testament church whose purpose is to fulfill the Great Commandment (Matthew 22:36-40) and the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20).
We are in the process of hiring a new senior minister. We are looking for an individual with at least 10 years of experience in Christian ministry, capable of ministering to a multi-generational congregation. Applicants should understand they will need to work as a team player with existing staff and with the board of elders. Applicants are required to have at least a Bachelor’s Degree from a Restoration church movement Bible College.
Function: The senior minister will be responsible to preach the Gospel and to minister to members of First Christian Church as well as people of the local area.
Authority: He is directly accountable to the eldership of First Christian Church concerning matters of doctrine as well as ethical and moral conduct of himself and members of his family. He will be the ministry leader and pastor of the congregation.
A. He serves with the eldership board in providing direction, formulation of the vision, strategies, and ministry programs of this congregation.
B. He will preach, teach, and speak concerning the word of God at every opportunity to the congregation and to the local community.
C. He will perform services such as visiting the sick, weddings, funerals, and counseling within the guidelines established between himself and the elder board.
D. He will train and advise the members of First Christian Church in preparation for various ministries (i.e., Sunday School Teachers, Bible Study Teachers and Shepherding ).
A. He will oversee the administrative office staff and their functions.
B. He will oversee all staff of the church and coordinate their activities.
He will be responsible for establishing evangelistic programs and activities.
He is responsible for coordinating all calling in areas of ministry and is to be assisted in this endeavor by the elder board and other ministry staff.
The minister should involve himself in community and civic activities and will maintain a good/positive relationship with area churches.
A. The minister shall report to the elder leadership of the church at regularly scheduled meetings concerning all church plans and activities.
B. He will be a member of the First Christian Church Mission Committee.