Senior Pastor

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Cornerstone Fellowship E-Free Church

Greenfield, Iowa USA

PRIMARY ROLE:
The Senior Pastor’s primary role is to humbly shepherd the body of believers at Cornerstone Fellowship Church. The Senior Pastor serves alongside the Elders while being accountable to the Elders. He has direct leadership oversight over the ministry staff and ministry team leaders.

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE POSITION:
1. The Senior Pastor will exhibit the qualifications found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.
2. The Senior Pastor will exhibit the spiritual gift of the Pastor-Teacher found in Ephesians 4:11-12.
3. The Senior Pastor must hold to the EFCA Statement of Faith and the Cornerstone By-Laws without reservation.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:
The Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Fellowship Church will perform all the Scriptural duties of the office (Ephesians 4:11-16) under the guidance of the Holy Spirit with freedom of the pulpit.
These responsibilities include the following:
 As a member of the Elder Team, the Senior Pastor is called to persistently pray for the church, monitor the spiritual condition, biblical doctrine, and ministry direction of the church, and to determine the necessary policies for the church.
 Responsible for spiritual content at the stated services of Cornerstone Fellowship.
 Visit members of the congregation as needed.
 Oversee the observance of believer baptism and the Lord’s Supper.
 Shepherd the congregation to care for the spiritual welfare of others.
 Disciple, develop and train leadership
 Keep the congregation focused on its mission as stated in the Constitution and project a vision which fulfills that mission.

DESIRED SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION:
 A shepherd’s heart and a love for people of all ages.
 An ability to passionately and effectively communicate God’s Word in various settings; including large groups large groups (preaching), small to moderate sized groups, and one on one with individuals (counsel), including courageous teaching and application of God’s truth.
 Community minded.
 Fortitude to defend the truth of God’s Word in a loving manner.
 A desire for the lost to receive salvation and an ability to shepherd believers in the process of sanctification.
 Willingness to work with the culture of this church.
 Good organizational leadership skills.
 Personable.
 Encourager.
 Visionary.

Salary dependent on experience.

Interested candidates, please send resume and contact information to the Search Team:
Mark Bower, Search Team Chair
641-743-0221
[email protected]
Cornerstone Fellowship E-Free Church
2158 Highway 92 Greenfield, Iowa 50849

Handout: Church profile June 2022 editkskn.docx