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Apply Now! Lead Pastor in Waterloo, IA

Grace Fellowship Church in Waterloo, Iowa, is seeking a Lead Pastor to equip the saints for the work of ministry and set a biblical example of Christian conduct.

Would you like to be part of revitalizing a great church and reaching a community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ? 

 

Grace Fellowship Church (GFC) in Waterloo, Iowa, is seeking a Lead Pastor to join its team. The Lead Pastor will be responsible for the preaching and teaching of the Word of God, prayer, counseling, edifying and equipping the saints for the work of ministry and setting a biblical example of Christian conduct.

 

The new Lead Pastor will partner with Assist Church Expansion to implement the revitalization process at Grace Fellowship Church, which is part of the Charis Fellowship of Churches. Their mission statement is Adoring, Obeying, and Proclaiming Jesus Together.

 

This position involves shepherding the church by investing in the spiritual welfare of the members of the congregation and overseeing the discipleship ministries of the church. Additionally, the Lead Pastor will assist GFC to reach the community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ by helping to develop and champion effective outreach and evangelistic initiatives. 

 

The right candidate will have strong leadership and administration skills, ready to plan and lead weekly staff meetings and supervise the day to day activities of the other staff members. As well as being dependable and a team player, it is important that the Lead Pastor demonstrate a Shepherd's heart and excellent teaching and communication skills. 

 

Waterloo is a largely blue-collar farming community and is the county seat of Black Hawk County, Iowa. It is part of the larger Waterloo-Cedar Falls Metropolitan area totaling over 200,000 residents. It is an ethnically diverse community known for a shared commitment to hard work, resiliency, and kindness to neighbors. Waterloo is also home to many family-friendly recreational attractions, multiple golf courses, parks, an arboretum, and many miles of nature trails for walking or biking.

 

If this sounds like a great fit for you, then 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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