Employment (Churches)

Church Planter

Evangelical Free Church of Green Valley, Green Valley, Arizona

Plant a multi-generational church in identified neighborhoods of the Green Valley, Arizona, area.


  • The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following qualities:
    • Clear calling of God to church planting
    • A strong marriage with a wife who fully supports the call to minister in the Santa Cruz Valley
    • Godly character as described in I Tim 3 and Titus 1
  • The successful candidate must be in full agreement with the EFCA Statement of Faith, and the principles and practices of church planting within the EFCA
  • The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate competency in the following areas:
    • Ability to communicate the Word of God
    • Ability to start new ministries, groups or businesses and recruit others to join
    • Ability to relate to the unchurched and do the work of an evangelist
    • Ability to develop Christian maturity in individual believers
    • Ability to help others discover, develop and use their spiritual gifts in suitable ministries
    • Skill in visionary leadership
    • Skill in group and leader multiplication
    • Skill in team-building
    • Skill in emotional intelligence
    • Knowledge of church growth and health
  • Education and training
    • A seminary degree and/or four year college degree in a related area
    • Attend an approved Church Planter Boot Camp or equivalent experience


  • Implement the Plan for Planting a Church in the Madera Communities according to the EFCGV General Approach for Church Planting
  • Critically interpret the culture and connect with unchurched people in the Madera communities
  • Identify church planting team members and plan for launching neighborhood Houses of Prayer
  • Identify potential Houses of Prayer leaders and train them to evangelize and disciple others
  • Develop a network of Houses of Prayer, evangelistic Bible studies and/or ministries that meet particular needs in the neighborhoods and community
  • Coordinate with the associate pastor for worship and church planting in order to develop a master plan for eventual corporate worship

See the published position description for specific responsibilities and accountabilities posted to our website under the "What’s Happening" tab.

How to apply

Following prayerful consideration of the published position description, candidates should submit a letter of introduction and resume to:

Evangelical Free Church of Green Valley
Attention: Howard Bryan
1393 West Mission Twin Buttes Road
Green Valley, AZ 85622

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