POSITION: SENIOR PASTOR

REPORTS TO: Executive Committee

OVERVIEW

Camano Chapel is a Christian, non-denominational, community church located on beautiful Camano Island, WA. Sunday attendance is currently about 450 people with an additional 300-400 viewing from home. Our church was founded 70 years ago in 1951 with the dedication service led by the Rev. Billy Graham. Our 20 acre campus and buildings have been completed debt free through God’s provision and the faithfulness of the congregation.  We are looking to fill our full-time senior pastor position as our previous pastor has retired after 25 years of faithful service.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES/GIFTING

Preacher/Teacher, Shepherd/Relational, Visionary/Leadership, Discipleship/Evangelism, Sense of calling to lead the congregation of Camano Chapel.

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree (M. DIV., or equivalent theological degree). Prefer 5 year’s experience as Senior Pastor (or equivalent). Biblically sound and aligned with Camano Chapel’s doctrinal beliefs. Meets biblical requirements for an Elder. Exercises a strong daily prayer life. Desire to be held accountable.  Possesses ability to be an inspirational leader, uphold the values of Camano Chapel, and become a vital member of the ministry team.

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Senior Pastor will become part of a supportive Elder Board, an Administrative Board and Pastoral Team.
  • Relevant/biblical weekly preaching of Sunday services (currently 3 services).
  • Expected to provide vision, leadership and minister to church leaders, staff and congregation.
  • Contributes to the team spirit of the staff and lay leaders through fellowship, encouragement, cooperation, prayer support and example.
  • Ability to provide forward-thinking vision and direction for the church as a whole.
  • Willingness to invest in maturing the congregation through preaching, teaching and discipleship opportunities.
  • Passion to build a culture of service by equipping the saints for the work of the ministry.
  • Willingness to be active in the prayer component of the church.
  • Supportive of missions and community outreach work.
  • Supportive of the church’s community involvement, events, activities.
  • Desire to reach unsaved with an emphasis on our immediate local community.
  • Desire to grow the multigenerational congregation both spiritually and numerically.
  • Have a heart to encourage younger generations and families to belong.
  • Willingness to fully engage in church leadership meetings, pastor meetings, staff meetings, staff retreats, planning meetings, regular office presence.
  • Participates in regular daily/weekly pastoral duties alongside pastoral team (counseling, prayer, visitations, weddings, funerals, etc.).
  • Provide direct oversight to Executive Pastor.
  • Ability to work closely with Worship Director to produce worship services.
  • Communicate clearly with staff, leadership and congregation.
CAMANO ISLAND DEMOGRAPHICSCAMANO ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
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867 S. West Camano Drive, Camano Island, WA 98282

P: 360-387-7202 | E: info@camanochapel.org

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