Lead/Senior Pastor

Eastside Community Church

Job Description


One of our most distinctive characteristics at Eastside is our emphasis on multicultural unity in Christ. We seek to build a fellowship of believers that mirrors the world around us, to develop the bond between men and women from different races, countries, classes, and religions; that vary in their gifts and talents; but stand united in their faith.



Eastside Community Church:

• Champions the Biblical principle of the equality of all people.

• Promotes powerful practical ministries that address people’s needs.

• Commits itself to promote the process of increasing maturity and spiritual growth in the life of its members.



Eastside’s mission to dynamically proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the East Side of Metro Detroit and beyond, using any Biblical means, particularly emphasizing the Gospel’s unifying power for all cultures, ethnicities and people groups (Acts 1:8). This mission is best summarized in the phrase: To know Him and Make Him Known


EASTSIDE PASTORAL EXPECTATIONS - include but are not limited to the following:

• The Senior Pastor is to provide spiritual and pastoral leadership to the membership of Eastside Community Church

• The Senior Pastor will share in mission and vision of Eastside Community Church.

• The Senior Pastor is to put God first in all he does.

• The Senior Pastor will serve as the chief administrator of the congregation so that it will fulfill its mission and purpose as the body of Christ.

• The senior pastor should share, through leadership and example, the pastoral responsibilities of the church. He shall lead the church as a “playing coach” acting as a facilitator, a trainer and encourager of the gifts within the congregation.

 • The Senior Pastor will serve as the church’s primary Preacher/Teacher with messages based on the Holy Bible.

• The Senior Pastor will meet the traits as outlined in 1 Timothy 2-3 and Titus 1:6-9.



Denomination: Baptist

Affiliations: Southern Baptist Convention Greater Detroit Baptist Association Baptist State Convention of Michigan

Church Size: 30-45

Compensation: To be discussed

Worship Style: Contemporary




Applicants should submit application packet which includes:

• Resume

• 3 Personal References

• 3 Church References (if available at this time)

• A narrative describing your theology, testimony and beliefs

• A recording of 2-3 sermons (CD, DVD or online link)


 By Mail: Pastoral Search Committee c/o Eastside Community Church, 22312 Kelly Rd, Eastpointe, MI 48021

 By email (preferred delivery method): [email protected]

 For more details regarding this position please visit us here: http://eastsidecommunitychurch.com/ministry-opening

Thank you for prayerfully considering this ministry opportunity.

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Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
High school diploma

Date Posted
1 year ago
Eastpointe, Michigan

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
0-75 people

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