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Lead Pastor

Lead Pastor

Company: Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church
Contact Person: Donna Roberts Potter
Howey Street
Red Lake, Ontario , P0V 2M0
Phone: 1-807-728-2488
Position Description

Lead Pentecostal Pastor – Job Description

Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church

Red Lake, Ontario

P0V 2M0

Title: Seeking a full time lead Pentecostal pastor for a growing congregation in Northwestern Ontario in a rural community called Red Lake.

Summary of Role:

The pastor provides spiritual oversight and leadership direction to church leaders and the congregation. The pastor is to preach, disciple, evangelize, lead in the sacraments, and counsel those in need. The pastor is to be a champion of the church’s mission statement and vision. The pastor, in cooperation with the Board will have primary leadership of all church ministries and committees.

Order of Authority:

The pastor is an equal member of the board and will lead in submission to the will of the Board.


  • The Pastor is to preach and/or teach in Sunday Morning services. The pastor should also lead a mid week Bible Study.
  • The pastor is to work with the Worship Team leader to ensure worship is planned for church services. These services should be well prepared, honouring to the Lord, and in a form that is most suitable for our congregation.
  • The pastor is to regularly lead the congregation in the Lord’s Supper or Communion. This should be done once per month. The pastor should also lead in regards to water baptisms. These should be offered at least every year.
  • The pastor is to be available and willing to perform weddings and funerals as needed.
  • The pastor is responsible, in partnership with the Board, for all administration of the church. This includes office, janitorial, grounds and buildings. This is not to imply that the pastor will do these things: only that he will oversee and delegate them as appropriate with approval from the Board.
  • The pastor will be a member of all church committees and boards except where inappropriate (as in Women’s committee, etc).
  • The pastor is to maintain contact with all supported church missionaries and missions. The pastor is to see that the congregation is also involved in the lives and ministries of those missionaries and missions.
  • The pastor will delegate and oversee the planning of outreach activities in the surrounding area. The pastor will oversee the assimilation of new attendees and work toward creating an inviting environment in the congregation.
  • The pastor will participate in and oversee the Christian Education of all ages. This includes Sunday School classes, youth, and adult education. The pastor will delegate many responsibilities to volunteers in the church.
  • The pastor will provide short-term counseling as needed. The pastor will be available and responsive to crisis situations. Pastoral care will be provided through the most effective means possible.
  • The position requires great flexibility in time schedule. The pastor should be available for evening activities as well as work on the weekends. The pastor is free to take one to two days off each week depending on the needs of the congregation.

Required Skills:

  • The candidate should have leadership experience and proven ability to work in a multi-generational setting while leading the church to engage the community for growth.
  • Organizational skills an asset.
  • Self directed and motivated.
  • A servant’s heart.

Education Requirements:

Graduate of a PAOC college.
Credentialed or seeking credentials.
Minimal - one year experience.

For more information, or to apply for this position please contact: Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church Board Member, Donna Roberts Potter @

For more information on Red Lake, Ontario please visit


Posted: May 9, 2017  |  Expires: August 7, 2017
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 4029 ]