Full-time Pastor at Grace CRC (Grand Rapids, MI)

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Grace CRC is looking for a full-time pastor who will serve Christ in building his church by leading Grace in worship, preaching, and pastoral care as we deepen our call to be Christ-centered in ministry to our diverse neighborhood.

Desired qualities and skills

  • Commitment to diversity and social justice as an outflow of the heart of the gospel
  • Commitment to deep personal relationships and discipleship, growing together in unity as the people of the new creation
  • Ability to engage in neighborhood relationships both of community leaders and residents
  • Ability to engage a theologically and sociologically diverse congregation
  • Ability to help us set long term visions and goals but also to keep the important details and follow-through in mind
  • Ordained (or eligible) in the CRC/RCA
  • Demonstrated experience in urban cross cultural settings
  • Ability to use office software and social media

Primary responsibilities

Preaching and teaching

  • Biblical, expository, and inspirational preaching most Sundays of the year
  • Coordinating with worship leaders to offer a meaningful worship service
  • Help plan, coordinate, and build up other leaders for discipleship activities like Bible studies or small groups

Congregational care

  • Listening to, meeting with, and visiting congregational members especially those in need
  • Empowering the elders to minister to their care groups

Administration

  • Work with council and congregational leaders for strategic planning, financial stability, and leadership development 
  • Help ensure clear and consistent communication with the congregation

Church ministries

  • Help develop and implement neighborhood connections and ministries

Church profile: https://tinyurl.com/3snxncc5

Please send resume to: [email protected]

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