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Apply Now! Lead Pastor in Cannon Falls, MN

Riverwood Community Church in Cannon Falls, MN is in search of their next Lead Pastor, called by God to be a gifted leader and advocate for Riverwood’s vision and mission for the purposes of leading, modeling, and teaching God’s ways.

Riverwood Community Church
Are you a leader who is gifted in ministry with a willingness to serve?
 
Riverwood Community Church in Cannon Falls, Minnesota has a heart to bring people into a relationship with Jesus Christ and to help them grow in that relationship. They are looking for a Lead Pastor called by God to be a gifted leader and advocate for Riverwood’s vision and mission for the purposes of leading, modeling, and teaching God’s ways. 
 
The Lead Pastor will lead weekly Sunday celebrations that glorify and worship God, as well as prepare and deliver biblically-based messages. He will oversee ministry team meetings, develop leaders, and mentor Riverwood staff, including hiring and training. In addition to ensuring that relational care is taking place, the Lead Pastor will partner with the Board of Elders in discerning, promoting, and implementing God’s vision and direction for Riverwood to achieve its stated mission.
 
The right candidate will show a commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and an ability to communicate biblical knowledge. Riverwood is looking for someone who has completed a Master of Divinity degree with an accredited evangelical seminary (or completed a Bachelor’s degree in ministry from a Christian college and a willingness to complete further education)
and has five or more years of pastoral experience in any ministry role.
 
Cannon Falls is a growing small town located in southeastern Minnesota. It is surrounded by many other small communities and is centrally located on Highway 52, about 40 minutes from both Rochester to the South and Minneapolis/St. Paul to the North. Cannon Falls offers the advantages of small-town living and a friendly atmosphere, yet provides access to urban amenities.
 
Does this sound like a good fit for you? If so, then click the link below to apply today!
 
 
 

P.S. If this job isn't exactly what you're looking for, feel free to check the job board of open positions.

Matt Steen

Matt Steen

Matt has served the local church for over two decades as a youth pastor, church planter, and executive pastor. Originally from Baltimore, Matt currently lives in Orlando, with his wife Theresa, and has a B.S. in Youth Ministry from Nyack College and an M.Div. and MBA from Baylor University. Certified as an Urban Church Planter Coach by Redeemer City to City and as a StratOp facilitator by the Paterson Center, Matt has made a career of helping churches thrive through intentionality, clarity, and creating healthy cultures. He is convinced that a healthy church is led by a healthy team with great chemistry, and loves partnering with Chemistry’s churches to do great things for the Kingdom.

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