River Valley Community Church
We are a financially stable, independent, non-denominational church located in Rockford, Illinois seeking a Senior Pastor that will serve as a leader, visionary, and teacher for a growing community of individuals that seek to glorify God by experiencing and sharing the incredible life that he has planned for us.
*Infuse throughout the church in-depth biblical teaching to challenge believers to experience and share the incredible life and to lead and serve in Christlikeness
*Cultivate and maintain a biblically functioning community of believers
*Manage staff members and lead them towards reaching their full potential in both their jobs and their individual relationships with God. In addition, Senior Pastor will participate as a member on the churchs Elder Board and Board of Directors
*Maintain a strong personal walk with God and be a godly person to the church and the community
*Engage in other pastoral responsibilities as needed (baptism, short-term counseling and referral, pre-marital counseling, weddings and funerals within the RVC family).
Skills and Qualifications:
Character: Exceptional biblical character as found in 1 Timothy 3 including a commitment to spiritual disciplines such as daily prayer and Bible reading, tithing, authentic relationships, meditation, solitude.
Education: Masters degree that encompasses biblical training and leadership
Experience: Past church ministry experience required (5+ years preferred)
Leadership: Experienced communicator with proven leadership skills.