- 6-10 years
- Irvine , California
- Preaching, Leadership, Vision
Harvest Community Church of Irvine is located in the heart of Orange County, CA. God is doing something unique in our presence. We are a small but welcoming church with a BIG God vision. We are defined by a spirit of hospitality, mission, and community.
Harvest Community Church of Irvine is looking for pastor...
The Senior Pastor, together with the Elders, will cast vision for the Church, though the vision ultimately comes from God. He will play a strong leadership role in vision-casting by proactively praying, leading discussions with Elders, and communicating the vision to the congregation.
The Senior Pastor is expected to preach three to four times per month generally, with the exception of vacation time, sabbatical, pulpit swaps, etcetera, in order to nurture the people in the Scriptures. The Senior Pastor should be physically present at worship services no fewer than 45 Sundays during the year.
Discipleship and Leadership Training.
The Senior Pastor together with the Elders should be actively and strategically discipling and training leaders. He is also responsible for the encouragement and development of other pastor(s), staff, and the church Elders. He is to provide direction and accountability while helping to maximize the effectiveness of this ministry. He is to meet with individuals, potential leaders, and/or small groups of men, and/or couples, to disciple and train them in Christian growth. This role also includes initiating periodic small group leaders’ meetings as well as identifying individuals with leadership potential.
Pastoring / Shepherding / Counseling.
The Senior Pastor will oversee the care of the people who attend, offering spiritual counsel and concern for their needs. He will work in collaboration with other pastors, staff, Elders, and people gifted in this area to provide pastoral care. This care might include such weekly ministries as visitation, counseling, and caring for the sick. The Senior Pastor will work with the Elders to ensure he maintains a manageable workload.
Steward Church Doctrine.
The Senior Pastor shall play a lead role in maintaining the Church’s doctrine. This includes the setup and oversight of doctrinal teams to address issues that are not specifically addressed in the Church’s current doctrinal statement.
Meetings and Events.
The Senior Pastor should attend and participate in most churchwide functions (e.g. business meetings, outreaches, prayer meetings, socials) in order to build relationships with people in the congregation and to encourage fellowship and community.
***SALARY: Fantastic Salary + Benefits
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