Senior Pastor

First Free

The Big Picture
The First Evangelical Free Church (firstfree.com) is a historic, Jesus-loving urban church of 200 seeking a spiritually gifted Senior Pastor who has a drive and vision to direct an ethnically and philosophically diverse, urban congregation and is undaunted by the challenges within both the church and the city.
The Candidate
The Senior Pastor should be a spiritually-gifted person who: has a drive and vision to direct an ethnically and philosophically diverse, urban congregation and is undaunted by the challenges within both the church and the city; is willing to, with God's grace, minister to the multicultural fabric of our surrounding neighborhood, including the established LGBTQ+ community; teach and preach with a Scripturally-centered ethos, creating exegetically-sound messages with deft analogies that help our congregation envision God's call for us in a postmodern urban mission while attending to the discipleship of the faithful; feels a calling to help foster a unified church body in a challenging era - through relationships, team-building and leadership development throughout all areas of the church; is passionate about and affirms the calling of women in leadership positions throughout the church; provides vision and direction for a strategic discipling and mentoring process wherein women are equipped to fill these roles.
The Qualifications
We desire a candidate to have the following: a minimum of three years of full-time responsibilities in pastoral ministries, preferably in an urban environment. Demonstrated experience, gifting and passion for revitalizing an urban church. Proven leadership in overseeing a congregation of 100-300+ people. Past experience in mobilizing a church in evangelistic outreach. Ideally the candidate would have a Master of Divinity from an accredited school.
Please submit resume to Jason@LancasterSearch.com
Master's Degree
How To Apply

Jason
First Free
First Free
Chicago, IL 60640
Jason@LancasterSearch.com

George W. Truett Theological Seminary