First Christian Church, Council Bluffs, IA - Lead Pastor

First Christian Church

First Christian is a multi-generational Independent Christian Church that has been ministering to the community of Council Bluffs, Iowa for nearly 130 years. Council Bluffs is in southwestern Iowa and part of the Omaha, Nebraska metro area.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
14 1010 Council Bluffs, IA USA

Contact Information


Matt Bortmess
mail   [email protected]
phone   (712) 328-2606

20794 Highway 92
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Position Information

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

Job Description

Position Skill Set:

  1. Heart-felt calling to be in full-time ministry
  2. Desire to serve through Jesus’ model of servant leadership
  3. Desire to be a leader, but also a team player in action and deed
  4. Knowledge of/experience in leadership development
  5. Knowledge of/heart for intergenerational approach to ministry
  6. Knowledge of human relations requirements
  7. Ability to plan, organize, and follow through

Job Summary

The Lead Pastor operates as the visionary leader of First Christian Church. The Lead Pastor serves as the primary communicator and spiritual shepherd, and with the elders, guides the church. The Lead Pastor will provide overall leadership to the church and staff team, ensuring there are healthy systems of evangelism, compassion, leadership development, discipleship, and pastoral care in place.

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