Senior Pastor

Full time with benefits

Our Redeemer Evangelical Free Church

Midland, MI
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Job Description

What you’ll be doing:

  • Prioritizing prayer and the ministry of the Word to glorify God by making, maturing and multiplying disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • Equipping the church for both ministry (internally) and mission (externally).
  • Working in conjunction with the elders, staff and volunteer teams to pursue the mission and vision of the church.
  • Being the primary communicator in preaching and teaching the Scriptures.

Skills you’ll need to have:

  • Five or more years of experience in a local church preaching, teaching and community outreach.
  • Teachable spirit, a willingness to seek the counsel of others.
  • Experience and ability to recruit, train and develop leaders.
  • Commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Full agreement with the Statement of Faith of the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) without reservation.

Midland has much to offer for a family, young or old. It is home to Northwood University, the Great Lakes Loons (Minor League Baseball Team), Midland Center for the Arts, Dow Gardens, the excellent Grace A Dow Public Library, Chippewa Nature Center, The Rail Trail, The Tridge, Midland Country Club and Currie Golf Course, many parks (disc golf course) and a beautiful downtown area with many local favorites to enjoy food and delicious coffee. The Central Michigan region is an easy 2-hour drive from Detroit, Grand Rapids, Mackinaw City, Traverse City and more. The amount of easily accessible recreation and freshwater beaches have made this region an increasingly desirable place to live and vacation.

About this Church

Our Redeemer Evangelical Free Church is an Evangelical Free Church ( located in Midland, Michigan and is seeking its next Senior Pastor. This mission-focused congregation seeks to be powerfully present in the community. They are a small intergenerational family of gospel missionaries working to equip members to speak the truths of Jesus into everyday conversations. The Senior Pastor role is to encourage a deeper relationship with God by developing community within the church and outside the church. The Senior Pastor leads this mission with the church through communicating the gospel by preaching and teaching, developing and equipping leaders, and shepherding the congregation.