Lead Pastor

First Friends

Job Description

First Friends Church (FFC), located in Canton, Ohio is seeking a Lead Pastor, as our current Lead Pastor is retiring. We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic candidate with strong, proven, personal character and professional qualities. The Lead Pastor will have an evident love for Jesus with passion and ability to share the Gospel. The Lead Pastor will have the ability to advance the First Friends’ mission through strategic thinking and vision casting with corresponding ability to collaboratively implement the vision. The Lead Pastor will have strong pastoral gifts and collaborative leadership skills, demonstrated by the ability to preach, inspire, motivate, challenge, care for, and minister to people of all ages, races, and walks of life. We are looking for a person who can build upon and strengthen our commitment to following the Holy Spirit, prayer, discipleship, and Gospel renewal.

For more information please visit our website at: http://firstfriends.org/lead-pastor-position/

About First Friends

First Friends Church is an evangelical congregation located in Canton, OH.

We believe faith in Jesus Christ creates a spiritual transformation in our lives. Everything we do is designed to help you to experience that transformation by “Building mature followers of Jesus in the Church and home.” We see the answer to our prayers in the evidence of changed lives! Our Vision for every person in our church family is for Jesus to Transform the Heart, Transform the Home, and Transform the World. We pray you will experience this transformation of faith too!

Our Vision: Transform the Heart…Transform the Home…Transform the World

Our Values: Christ-like qualities and priorities we strive for in the church and home as we seek to fulfill our mission.

Our Mission: Building mature followers of Jesus through the Church and home.

Position Filled
Experience Required
11 – 15 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
1 year ago
Canton, Ohio

Evangelical Friends

Church Size
750-1,000 people

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