Website Southside Assembly of God

Southside Assembly of God in Lakeland, FL is searching for our next Senior/Lead Pastor. We currently hold a Sunday morning small group Bible study, Sunday morning live and online service. We also have a midweek Bible study, Children and Youth programs. Our Women’s ministry is very active as is our Senior Adult Ministry. Our Men’s ministry is moving out of a transition period and we have a desire to see it grow and expand.

Experienced candidates, licensed or ordained by the Assemblies of God, and with a vision to continue the growth of our church that serves multiple generations and cultures are encouraged to apply.

1. A deep commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
2. Licensed and/or Ordained and good standing within the Assemblies of God
3. Pastoral experience, with a proven track record of effective leadership, ministry development, community outreach, and church growth.
4. Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to connect with a diverse congregation and adapt to various ministry contexts.
5. Strong leadership skills, with a passion for empowering others and fostering a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
6. A deep understanding of and commitment to the Bible, Christian theology, and familiar with/sensitive to Assembly of God traditions.
7. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, organize events, and work effectively under pressure.
8. A heart for pastoral care and the ability to provide compassionate and empathetic support to congregation members in times of need.

Application Process
To apply, please submit the following:
1. A cover letter expressing your interest in the position and outlining your qualifications.
2. Your current resume or CV, detailing your education, experience, and accomplishments.
3. Provide contact name, telephone number, and email address for at least 3 references knowledgeable of your pastoral experience.
4. A statement of faith, describing your personal faith journey and theological beliefs.
5. A link to or recording of a recent sermon or teaching (either attached to the email or link to view it online).

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