Job Description

Washington Cathedral is an interdenominational church in Redmond, Washington which has been located on the east side of Lake Washington for 37 years. The church has a reputation of being a pillar to the community, providing spectacular Christmas and Easter dramas, being a Great Caring Network, providing pastoral care for those in the hospital, and memorial services with meals. Although our attendance is smaller while going through the pandemic, we are still a mighty force for God! Visit to learn more about our mission to be the “greatest caring network the world has ever seen”!  

We have an active local and global ministries program, as well as a vibrant small groups ministry. We love to engage people in using their spiritual gifts, helping them to find a ministry that fits them well. We believe that all lives matter in the kingdom of God and welcome all people to our church.  

This ministry position offers a great opportunity to carry forward our legacy of being a great caring network by helping people find a life-giving relationship with Jesus Christ. You would be joining a fun and positive staff. We encourage our staff members to maintain balanced lives, so we offer three weeks+ of paid vacation per year. We also offer great benefits and a competitive salary. 

We are seeking an individual who will lead and grow family ministries, while also training to become the Lead Pastor. This person will embody a passion for Jesus and His people, with a heart for helping people grow to Christian maturity. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, fun to be around, has a teachable spirit, and is eager to learn.  

Specific requirements include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required as a minimum, Master of Divinity preferred
  • 5+ years of paid ministry experience  
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and growing/expanding a ministry group 
  • Collaborative work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Public speaking experience is highly desired, or willing to learn if not experienced 

Do you think you might be a fit for this position? See the Lead Pastor Persona for more information. 


If you have questions, please reach out to us at [email protected]   

To apply, send your resume with a cover letter, and a video or online link of your speaking sample (e.g., giving a sermon or sharing your testimony) to  [email protected]  Washington Cathedral's web address is

Please note: if hired, you will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States. Applicants for this position will not be sponsored for work authorization, including, but not limited to H1-B visas. 

About Washington Cathedral

Washington Cathedral is an interdenominational church who embraces people from all cultural backgrounds and walks of life. Washington Cathedral is in Redmond WA.

We are on a Mission: to build the greatest caring network the world has ever seen. How? By having authentic friendships with people and sharing how Jesus is changing our lives. Our caring network of people like getting to know the names of our neighbors, building friendships with the homeless and others who feel on the outside, offering free tutoring for kids on the Eastside, building a school for orphans in Kenya and Honduras, or simply bringing by a pot of soup for a friend who is sick… all in the name of Jesus.
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Experience Required
6 – 10 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
5 months ago
Redmond, Washington


Church Size
250-350 people