Weekly Attendance: 330
Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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The role: The Pastor is the primary leader and change agent of the church. The senior pastor will serve as the President of the Elder Board.
Meet New Church
In February 2010, our founding pastor moved to Winston-Salem, NC to start New Church. As they began to meet people and build relationships, they invited others to join the team that would eventually help make this dream a reality. Twelve adults and seven kids signed on to be a part of what was referred to as the Launch Team, and they began to meet together weekly to pray and plan.
New Church’s grand opening service was held on January 9th, 2011 at the Robinhood Road Family YMCA. Since that day, God has continued to grow New Church, both in numbers of people and in levels of faith. As of 2019, over 300 people have placed their faith in Jesus for salvation, and over 200 people have publicly identified with Jesus through baptism.
Marriages are restored, addictions are being broken, people are being connected to each other through significant relationships, and many are using their talents and abilities to serve others through New Church. In addition, we’ve given over four hundred thousand dollars to local and international missions and we’ve helped plant seventeen churches, many of which are actively involved in starting other churches.
God has used New Church to impact peoples’ lives in significant ways that will reach beyond this life and into eternity, and we believe this is only the beginning of what God has in store!
About the Senior Pastor
The Pastor is the primary leader and change agent of the church. We are a staff led, Elder directed church. The senior pastor will serve as the President of the Elder Board. The Senior Pastor of New Church will be a pastor-teacher, shepherding the diverse flock in this suburban church. The candidate will have a deep knowledge of and clearly preach the Word of God, a passion for outreach and discipleship, and a talent for envisioning and implementing strategies of growth in the church and community.
The Senior Pastor of New Church will lead the church in executing its vision through:
Regular Sunday morning preaching and teaching
Attracting new members with an emphasis on young families
Providing leadership to a multiethnic congregation
Lead the church to its first permanent campus
Modeling outreach and discipleship
Motivate and encourage people to volunteer to serve in church ministries
Provide counsel, support and servant leadership for staff and volunteers
Oversee Pastoral care
Responsible for the operations of the church (management of staff, facilities oversight, and budget authority)
Build coalitions and partnerships with other area churches and community organizations which complement the mission of New Church
What you bring:
Education & Experience
The ideal candidate for this position would have prior experience in the ministry and communicating in front of a congregation.
A bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred.
Spiritual Gifts and Strengths:
As the Bible teaches us that the Holy Spirit endows certain gifts for the betterment of the Body, we desire that the candidate demonstrate evidence of gifting in:
Pastor-Teacher (Eph 4:11)
Leadership (Rom 12:8)
What it's like to live in Winston-Salem, North Carolina:
Winston-Salem, which locals refer to as Winston, is a region on an upward trajectory that still maintains its Southern roots. Although the city is traditionally Southern in its friendliness, it is also recognized as a city of arts and innovation. The metro area celebrates its diversity during an array of festivals and through a variety of cuisines.
Winston is the home of large employers such as Krispy Kreme, Texas Pete, and Hanesbrands. In the area you'll find restaurants serving everything from traditional North Carolina barbecue to Greek pastries.
Winston-Salem is the 4th largest city in the state of North Carolina. Unlike many of the state's other large metro areas such as Charlotte, Raleigh and Durham, Winston has not seen a huge population boom over the years.
This slow and steady growth has preserved the region's small-town feel while allowing for improvements, such as repurposing old textile and tobacco factories into loft apartments. Due to heavy interest in residential and corporate development, the region has become a fertile land for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
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