Senior Pastor, who can work with one or two full-time staff


Northeastern District C&MA

Lead Pastor - Valleyview Alliance Church of Vestal, NY Located in the Southern Tier near Greater Binghamton, Valleyview Alliance Church of Vestal, NY (, is seeking an experienced Lead Pastor to shepherd our congregation. Greater Binghamton is home to Binghamton University, SUNY Broome Community College, and Binghamton Regional Airport, and is centrally located between Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, and New York City. Valleyview is a congregation of 90 attendees, representing 58 families Called by Christ, with a heart for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and preaching the truth of God’s Word, applicants for Lead Pastor must be highly relational, have strong leadership and implementation skills, and be an engaging communicator with the ability to motivate the congregation to action. The Lead Pastor should possess dynamic, visionary focus to expand our congregation and outreach to the lost in the surrounding communities of Vestal and Greater Binghamton. Pastoral Characteristics: * Highly Relational - Thrives on being with/knowing people - Heart for people (churched and unchurched) - Shepherd Qualities- compassionate and empathetic - Lifts the congregation up in prayer * Strong Leadership - Visionary with the ability to implement - Rallying, mentoring, coaching, discipling to action - Develop empowered leaders - shepherding / team developer - Delegate administration and responsibility to empowered leaders * Inspiring Communicator - Energetic and passionate preacher/teacher - Uncompromising Gospel focus - Bible-based, understandable with personal application Experience and Education: - Agreement with doctrinal statement of C&MA and our core values - License or Ordination Credentials through the Christian and Missionary Alliance - Minimum of BA/BS or more in a ministry-related field of study - Evidence of maintaining professional growth and education To be considered for this position, please forward your resume and any accompanying materials to the Northeastern District Office of the C&MA, attention: Rev. David Linn, District Superintendent


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