Countryside Christian Church, Pittsburg, KS - Senior Minister

Countryside Christian Church

Countryside Christian (website: is a healthy church, averaging approximately 250 per week in attendance, with an involved membership and an active outreach to the Pittsburg area. Countryside provides generous support to a variety of missions, hosts a Christian pre-school, and sponsors a campus ministry at Pittsburg State University that includes a thriving outreach to international students. Pittsburg, with a population of approximately 20,000, and home to Pittsburg State University, is a great place to raise a family. Pittsburg is located in southeast Kansas approximately 25 miles from Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Missouri.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
5 250 Pittsburg, KS USA

Contact Information


Orville Brill
phone   (620) 231-8754

Screening Committee Attn. Orville Brill
2905 Woodgate Terrace
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Position Information

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

Job Description

Countryside Christian Church, Pittsburg, Kansas, is seeking a person to serve as Senior Minister who has at least three continuous years of successful experience as a senior minister, and who can lead and support a ministerial staff consisting of an associate minister, a youth minister, and a director of children’s ministries.  In addition to being biblically literate and doctrinally sound, the ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to ministry; strong leadership, effective communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to work effectively in team situations; and effective organizational and administrative skills.  He must also have a strong commitment to personal growth and godliness and be able to serve as a role model and provide support to members of the congregation in their ministries. He will be a people person with a pastoral heart and strong skills in personal evangelism and pastoral calling.

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Applicant Requirements

In addition to a resume including curricular and personal vitae, an applicant should submit a list of references, a one- or two-page statement of his personal faith, and a one- or two-page statement of his philosophy of ministry. Electronic submissions in Word or pdf format are strongly encouraged, but these materials may also be submitted through U.S. Postal Service. If confidentiality is requested, applications will be held in strict confidence and references will not be contacted without prior permission from the applicant. Unless confidentiality is specifically requested, discrete inquiries may be made of persons familiar with the applicant. Please address applications or inquiries as follows: Email: Postal: Screening Committee Attn. Orville Brill 2905 Woodgate Terrace Pittsburg, KS 66762 Phone: Orville Brill, (620) 231-8754