Senior Pastor

  • Anywhere

Denver Friends Church

Denver Friends Church 

Denver Friends Church is a Christ-centered, Bible teaching church and is a member of  the Evangelical Friends Church-North America continually seeking God’s direction in  ministry. In being Friends, we want Friends infused into all we do. Our mission  statement is “To follow the real Christ in the real world.” We seek a pastor who can  direct our community as individuals and as a whole with our current strategies:

  1. Connect, inform, and care for every person seeking fellowship in our community. 2. Lead people into spiritual maturity
  2. Recognize, train and empower Christ followers into service
  3. Nurture and develop an intergenerational community
  4. Reach out to our local and global neighbors, helping them to know the real  Christ.

Primary Responsibilities 

  1. Leadership
  • Skilled to motivate and mobilize the church body in a passionate, unified  approach to fulfill our mission
  • As a member of, in partnership with, and accountable to the Executive Council and Spiritual Life committees

o provide oversight of the operations, administration, and ministries  o equip the ministry staff at DFC, seeking to help them fulfill their areas of  responsibility

  • Participate in activities with Rocky Mountain Yearly Meeting and the related Elder  Board
  1. Preaching and Teaching
  • Serves as the primary preacher and is responsible for managing the preaching  calendar
  • Works with the music ministry to design and facilitate both the content and flow of  the worship services
  • Exercises other teaching opportunities as the Lord leads
  1. Pastoral
  • In collaboration with Spiritual Life and Christian Education committees oversee the pastoral and administrative staff of the church to provide for their personal  and spiritual development
  • Oversees pastoral responsibilities such as weddings, funerals, hospital visitation,  leadership, encouraging and correcting with a caring heart
  • Develops relationships with the current congregation and new attendees • Fosters intergenerational interaction and relationships throughout our community  life

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Qualifications and Giftedness:

  1. Personal faith in Jesus Christ and an authentic lifestyle consistent with that faith 2. Personal sense of calling to the position of pastor
  2. Agreement with the Evangelical Friends Church-North America statement of faith  4. Biblical Preacher/Teacher
  3. Pastoral Counseling Skills
  4. Heart to serve and minister to all ages
  5. Education and experience consistent with or complimentary to the job description 8. Proven giftedness in leadership to equip and encourage volunteer/staff ministry  leaders

Compensation and Benefits:

This is a full-time senior pastor position. Salary includes benefits and will be discussed  during the interview process.

Send resume and cover letter to  Application Deadline: June 10, 2022