Lead Pastor

Faith To Face Ministries South Corning, NY Full Time
1 month ago

Job Description

Faith To Face Ministries seeks a lead pastor with a demonstrated commitment to and a personal relationship with God, enthusiasm for preaching and teaching, and prior experience as an associate/lead pastor. 

The Lead Pastor will oversee church growth (spiritually, in the community, and among congregants). We are open to bi-vocational pastors and those who are early in their pastoral careers with a passion and commitment to Jesus Christ and open to the leading of the Holy Spirit.

Specific duties include preparing and preaching sermons to the congregation, chairing the leadership team that’s responsible for ministry administration and operations, community outreach for church growth, support of local missions and congregational care needs. We have an active congregation excited and ready to serve and volunteer.

Other Duties include:

1. Connect with congregation and listeners

2. Preach with conviction

3. Design sermons that inspire a response

4. Provide wisdom in discerning the scripture

5. Authentic in communication style and approach

6. Exhibit and cultivate spirituality through their life

7. Develop a collection of sermons

8. Be willing to be vulnerable

9. Seek council from other pastors/preachers

10. Study and show yourself approved 


The candidate shall have a solid Christian faith and a divine understanding of biblical principles and a willingness to care for and counsel church members and assist them in crises as the Lead Pastor. The candidate will prepare weekly sermons, conduct worship services, and interpret scripture. The ideal candidate must have a vital, personal relationship with the Lord as evidenced in daily practice. They should also have excellent communications skills, both verbally and in writing to persuade as well as the ability to comfort and inform church members.

They should also have strong leadership, engaging teaching techniques, insightful counseling, and relevant organizational skills. Experience as a lead pastor is desired, but we will consider candidates who have served as associate pastors.  

With the primary job of a Pastor being to inform, lead and comfort a congregation, the candidate must be emotionally educated and trained as much as the role requires being administratively trained and university-educated to lead a congregation and community.

Educational Requirements:

• Bachelor of Arts, with a focus or accreditation in ministry. 

• A Master of Divinity from an accredited theological school or a seminary is recommended. 

• Doctorate from a seminary or theological school is a plus. 

• Candidate should have a thorough understanding of pastoral ethics, the Old and New Testament, Biblical interpretation of the testaments, financial planning education for the office of Pastor, church finances, and other administrative duties related to the work of a Pastor. 

Required Skills:

• Passion for church growth and community outreach; Strong leader and humble servant able to easily connect with a diverse group of individuals and families.

• Able to set a vision and lead the church in God’s spiritual journey.

• Possesses positive attitude, ability, and desire and willingness to make a positive impact.

• Excellent interpersonal relationship building and communication skills to communicate with the congregation, church staff, the community, and the media, if necessary

• Experience leading children, youth, or family-based ministries

• Strong moral character that offers up as an example to the congregation and the community

Salary & Benefits

$40,000 - $50,000

Can be done remote?

  • No

About Faith To Face Ministries Church

Baptist - American Under 100 people

About Faith To Face Ministries:

Faith To Face Ministries was established and charged by God to provide training, support, guidance, and encouragement to Christians of all ages and cultures. 

Our purpose is to nurture your victorious FAITHto FACE the challenges of everyday life in a way that glorifies God thereby helping to bring you to an active fulfillment of God’s purpose in every area of your life: at home, in the community, and in the Body of Christ.

We Go Beyond the Church Doors:

International missions work in West Africa, year round community events for the entire family, podcasts, virtual daily prayers, and so much more!