Pastor – East Valley Church – Yakima, WA (Part – Time)
East Valley Church is excited to enter a new chapter serving God and his kingdom. We believe that we are a church that belongs to Jesus Christ and to the community. We see it as our mission to bring the two together. Our past is rich in history and our future is full
of promise. We are seeking a new Pastor that will journey side by side with us and fulfill God’s
mission for our church.
Lead Pastor Position Description . . .
LEADERSHIP EXPECTATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teaching/Worship leading the Congregation and Consistory in their oversight of all teaching ministries for their biblical, Reformed, and doctrinal soundness.
Equipping Leaders/Building Teams identify gift-based, leaders and teams to do the work of ministry,
equipping the congregation and leadership to carry out East Valley Church’s mission.
Missionally Focused leading the congregation to be future-thinking and forward-moving in our mission to engage the community around us.
LEAD PASTOR REQUIREMENTS:
• Seminary Graduate (M. Div), the equivalent theological education, or Commissioned Pastor
• Ordained and a participating member in good standing with their current Classis in the RCA, or equivalent governing body in their current denomination
• Is committed to Reformed theology
• Has served as a pastor, or as a spiritual leader in ministry, with staff leadership experience
• Believes in, accepts and embraces the mission of East Valley Church
• Primary preaching pastor (42 to 45 weeks a year)
LEAD PASTOR RELATIONSHIPS:
• Will be a participating member of the Classis Cascades and support the work of the Far West Region
and of the Reformed Church in America**
• Will serve as President of the Church Board (consistory)
• Will be a member of East Valley Church and accountable to the Board of Elders
• Will oversee the staff and volunteers by developing, leading and equipping a God-honoring ministry
To learn more visit our church profile: https://www.evrchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2020-Pastoral-Search-Profile-and-Application.pdf.