Senior Pastor of New Creation Church of San Diego

New Creation Church of San Diego

Job Description

JOB TITLE: SENIOR PASTOR • Full Time • Salary Range: $76,000 - $95,000 plus benefits commensurate with demonstrated successful experience and education, to be discussed with candidates who are selected to move forward in the hiring process. ABOUT NEW CREATION CHURCH: Our mission statement reflects our goal to attract and win members, develop them to CHRIST LIKE MATURITY, and empower them for a meaningful MINISTRY in the Church and a life MISSION in the world in order to MAGNIFY GOD. In 2023, New Creation Church celebrated its 51th Church Anniversary. New Creation Church is a dynamic, Congregationally Lead, multi-cultural, multigenerational church that connects real life to a real message of faith and has several active ministries. New Creation Church is currently a church with an average attendance of 300 people from San Diego, California, and surrounding areas. The location of the church is in the City Heights area of San Diego, populated by a middle, lower middle-, and working-class, multiracial population. ABOUT THE SENIOR PASTOR POSITION: New Creation Church is seeking a Senior Pastor who loves God and loves others. This individual will be passionate about building up the community, equipping believers, and proclaiming the Word in the Church and beyond. The Senior Pastor will develop specific strategies to accomplish our Mission and to build God’s Kingdom. The new Senior Pastor will be a visionary who is both a “big picture” and “detail oriented” thinker. Decisions shall be driven by the love of God and by the Holy Spirit. The Senior Pastor is a person who is energized by working with others and open to new approaches aimed at achieving a goal. This person can build collaborative relationships and work well with Leadership and Partners. In your role as Spiritual Leader, you will build a strong team, and together you will lead the ministry to achieve the Mission of New Creation Church: This position will facilitate building unity that aligns with the church’s vision, achieving consensus through reason and implementing actions toward predetermined goals. Be a gifted speaker and teacher of the Word who articulates Biblical truth clearly, in a dynamic manner. Possess the ability to present the Gospel message to non- and new-believers, as well as preaching the Scriptures in an exegetical manner to more mature Christians. Be affective in teaching small groups or in large settings. Be a people-oriented leader who can clearly hold self and others accountable. You will report directly to the New Creation Church Board of Directors. QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Hold an undergraduate degree in Biblical, Theological or Christian Ministry from an accredited university / college. Be an ordained minister with a solid Biblical / theological foundation, and successful experience serving a culturally/racially diverse congregation. Have a minimum of 10 years of pastoral and teaching experience in a multi-staff church setting. Embrace the New Creation Church Statement of Faith. Abide by the New Creation Church Mission Statement and Bylaws. Obtain or provide a recent background check. Has a proven record of personnel management and leadership. Possesses strong interpersonal skills, be teamwork-oriented, and can lead others from diverse backgrounds in a church setting. Have strong computer, writing, and presentation skills. RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves as Spiritual Leader of the Church and is the primary communicator of God’s Word, as well as being responsible for the overall direction and organization of worship services. • Inspire, challenge and nurture Members’ faith journeys towards a richer and deeper understanding of living in response to God’s love. Provide Spirit-led opportunities for evangelism and outreach. Provide pastoral counsel to those who seek spiritual guidance. Make hospital and home-bound visitations and provide Pastoral care. Officiate at weddings, funerals, and baptisms. Oversee the administration of communion. Be available for alliances with local ministries. Ensures the Mission of New Creation Church is integrated into Church Life and encourages all to be involved in Mission activities and Community Services. LEADERSHIP DUTIES OF SENIOR PASTOR: Provide unifying vision and leadership to New Creation Church of San Diego, CA. Motivate and train the Church to identify and utilize their spiritual giftedness. Keep in regular communication with the congregation through church publications, emails, and other media forms. Work with the leadership teams to organize and oversee the implementation of ministry objectives. Oversees regularly scheduled pastoral and administrative staff teams. Supervises the pastoral, ministerial, and administrative staff and assist with annual reviews. ACCOUNTABILITY: The Senior Pastor is accountable to God, the Executive Board, and the Congregation for his/her pastoral ministry, personal integrity, and spiritual maturity. TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY: Please submit the following: Cover letter along with Senior Pastor Job application, current resume, and a current photo to [email protected]

About New Creation Church of San Diego

New Creation Church of San Diego (NCC) was founded on August 4, 1972, by 13 spiritually led men and women who set out to form one of the first multicultural churches in San Diego. They all shared a love for God’s edification in the body of Christ. These individuals established a vision and sacrificed their time, money, and resources to reach specific needs of the community. Through the early years New Creation Church of San Diego worshipped in various homes and buildings until we bought our first church. God blessed us to purchase our present location 3115 Altadena Avenue, San Diego. This is how New Creation Church became a profound and prolific church in San Diego. New Creation Church of San Diego is a non-denominational church family that values biblical preaching, teaching and heartfelt worship. Our Slogan “A great commitment to the great commandment and the great commission will grow a great church!” Our Mission Statement reflects our goal to attract and win members, develop them to CHRIST LIKE MATURITY, and empower them for a meaningful MINISTRY in the Church and a life MISSION in the world, in order to MAGNIFY GOD. New Creation Church is a highly spiritually led congregational church. We have multiple auxiliaries and outreach ministries, some of which are Women of Faith, Partner Services, Celebrate Recovery, Usher Board, Willing Workers, Men, Children and Youth Ministries. Christian Education courses are held throughout the week. We have both in-person and online services. We are a warm and welcoming church family who are serious about the Great Commission, and about reaching the next generations in our community. We value expository preaching and teaching, and practical community ministries. We are excited about what God will do through the leadership of our next Senior Pastor

Experience Required
5-10 years

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
9 months ago
Location
San Diego, California

Denomination
Non-Denominational

Church Size
300-500


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