Job Description


To lead the church body and staff to carry out the mission and vision of Longmont Calvary.

Key Roles as a lead pastor

  • Or the equivalent experience
  • A demonstrated lifestyle consistent with the Biblical qualification of an elder as set forth in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1
  • Ensure consistent messaging from the pulpit
  • Primary communicator and implementer of the church’s vision
  • Primary leadership developer

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the Scriptures are taught in a way that reflects their authority and inspiration during sermons, classes, adult & children Sunday School & Bible studies & small groups. Teach roughly two thirds of the time and allow associates to teach the word to ensure a Biblical plurality of voices
  • Implement the vision for the congregation of Longmont Calvary and the surrounding communities.
  • Lead the staff through appropriate direction, supervision, evaluation, counsel, care and accountability.
  • Provide development and mentoring of the staff to encourage spiritual growth, leadership and continued development of their ministries
  • Ensure policies for leading the staff and volunteer workers are created and in alignment with Calvary governance policies and by-laws.
  • Responsible for hiring ministry staff and ensuring appropriate volunteer positions are filled.
  • Serve Longmont Calvary as an elder, with joint responsibility of directing, protecting and enabling the ministries of Longmont Calvary.
  • Serve Longmont Calvary as the Lead Pastor, responsible for leading, managing and accomplishing the ministries of Longmont Calvary.
  • Abide by all policies set forth by the Council of Elders.

Working Relationships

  • As a voting member of the Council of Elders, oversee the spiritual needs of the body and the integrity of the ministry as it relates to Longmont Calvary’s purpose and values.
  • Accountable to the Council of Elders
  • Oversight of finance committee with oversight of church financials

General Expectations

  • Maintain consistent Christian testimony, stay fresh in relationship with Christ, effectively manage household and creative in ministry.
  • Build relational, spiritual and professional trust with other elders and staff.
  • Equipping the saints (body and staff) to carry out the mission of Longmont Calvary.
  • Full agreement with the doctrinal statement of Longmont Calvary
  • Follow the Longmont Calvary Constitution and By-laws
  • Emphasis on corporate and individual prayer

Education and Experience

  • Masters of Divinity degree from an accredited Evangelical seminary or equivalent.
  • Ordained minister
  • At least 5 years of pastoral experience

Experience Required
6 – 10 years
Education Required
Master’s degree
Job Type

Longmont, Colorado
Church Size