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

6/15/2021

Northeastern District C&MA

Renewed Church Ready to Reach the Lost Seeks Senior Pastor North Country Alliance Church, Plattsburgh, New York is seeking a Senior Pastor who can lead this body in its next season of ministry and growth. With a vision, “To see our community and world develop a transformational relationship with Jesus Christ”, North Country Alliance Church is committed to making disciples. We believe this will require strong Biblical teaching, discipleship and missional outreach, all supported by a culture of prayer. The Senior Pastor’s primary roles will be teaching the Bible with sound doctrine, conviction and practical application; leading and developing a small staff and ministry leaders; working with leaders to live out the vision and mission of the church, developing a strategy for the church body; and working toward church growth through evangelism and discipleship. This position requires a Seminary degree in Bible, Pastoral Ministry or other ministry-related field; five years in ministry with experience in regular pulpit preaching strongly preferred. Candidates already licensed with the Christian & Missionary Alliance (C&MA) are preferred; but all candidates must be able to meet licensing and ordination requirements with the C&MA. If ordination or licensing is not with the C&MA, there will be the expectation that the pastor will make that transition North Country Alliance Church has a regular Sunday morning attendance of 60-80, with a membership of 72. With excellent facilities, good location, passionate part-time staff, renewed elder and other lay leadership, the church is poised for growth in a growing area of New York. After seven difficult years of pastoral transitions, with intentional interim work toward healing, the church is now in stable condition, poised for growth. Established in 1980, North Country Alliance Church is strategically located in an area with tremendous potential for growth. The membership is faithful in their giving, with a commitment to missions, and debt-free ministry. Plattsburgh, New York is located on the western shore of beautiful Lake Champlain. Nestled in the Adirondack mountains, God’s creative beauty is on display every day. Less than an hour from Montreal, Canada, or Lake Placid, New York, (twice the host of the Olympics), with beautiful trails, excellent skiing, and fine school systems. Plattsburgh is a great place to raise a family and is home to the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Just across the lake is Burlington, Vermont, with the home of the famous Von Trapp family nearby. Plattsburgh, and Clinton County are the home of one of the most unreached people groups in America. Indeed, the fields are white for harvest. To be considered for this position, submit a letter of interest and resume to the Northeastern District at office@nedcma.org or respond directly to this online posting.

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