Central City Christian Church, Joplin, MO - Lead Minister

Central City Christian Church

• Established almost 100 years ago, this independent Christian church averages 120 in attendance in a newly renovated building on the west side of Joplin, Missouri. • A staff including a full-time senior minister, part-time youth minister, part-time worship minister and part-time secretary have served alongside four elders and three deacons. • Our congregation includes diverse occupations (more blue collar than white), diverse age groups (more middle-age families than young), a welcoming atmosphere and a good sense of humor. • Our strengths include a strong children’s ministry, a strong interest in missions and a strong track record of developing youth ministers from the local Bible college. • Joplin’s population is 240,000 by day/50,000 by night, giving it larger city services with small town feel, and is home to Ozark Christian College, CIY, Rapha House and many other ministries.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
4 120 Joplin, MO USA

Contact Information

link   http://www.centralcitycc.org/

Matt Proctor
mail   pres@occ.edu
phone   (417) 624-2518, ext. 2004

783 S. Central City Road
Joplin, MO 64801

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Preaching/Senior Lead Minister Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Summary

Central City Christian Church is seeking a full-time lead minister to teach, pastor and lead our congregation in fulfilling the Great Commission in our community and beyond--including responsibilities like: • Preparing and delivering Sunday messages • Communicating vision and strategy of the church • Motivating and equipping the congregation in community outreach and evangelism • Overseeing and leading the church leaders—paid staff, elders, deacons, volunteers • Teaching other classes and small groups as needed • Providing pastoral care for members of the congregation

Job Description

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Applicant Requirements

Applicant Description You may be a good fit for this position if you: • love Jesus and exhibit genuine faith in and obedience to him • are approachable, listen well and communicate well interpersonally • place a priority on developing and mentoring leaders • have a bent toward visionary leadership/are not content with status quo • can preach well-prepared and engaging sermons • show self-awareness and emotional maturity • can connect well with unbelievers • have a healthy sense of humor/cheerfulness • are marked by humility and a servant attitude • embrace the Restoration Movement, but have a wider kingdom view • have a bachelor’s degree from a Bible college Process Description Please email the four items below to Matt Proctor at pres@occ.edu or snail mail to Search Committee, Central City Christian Church, 783 S. Central City Road, Joplin MO 64801. • a resume with references and their contact information • a link or recording of a recent sermon • a completed Ministry Application form (see attached document) • the results of the Motive Matters Personality Test (attached to Ministry Application form)