Employment (Churches)

Senior Pastor

Grace Church of Desert Hot Springs, California

Provide spiritual leadership and direction to the church through Christ-centered, Bible-based teaching.

Ministry description

We seek a senior pastor with prior full-time pastoral attributes in relation to prior experience and desired expectations.


  • A theological bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or educational institution is required; a master's in divinity is preferred
  • Five years of full-time ministry experience in a multiple staff setting with experience leading teams
  • Talented and skilled in preaching/communication
  • An expository style that keeps a "finger in the text"
  • Genuine passion and experience in mobilizing others for special outreach ministries
  • Theological alignment, support and agreement with the EFCA Statement of Faith
  • With a heart for the gospel, this leader will consistently call God's people to live on mission as reproducing disciples who actively engage their world
  • Previous experience managing and working with multiple staff
  • Fruitfulness in church growth through evangelism, discipleship, finance management skills and outreach ministries


  • The pastor embraces the role of servant leader
  • He leads team building and strategic planning efforts of the church in accordance with the EFCA
  • He sets the standard and leads the way, always setting high expectations for excellence
  • The pastor shall endeavor to preach the Word with clarity and compassion while patiently guiding, correcting and encouraging God's people
  • The pastor is also responsible for providing spiritual leadership and direction to the church through Christ-centered, Bible-based teaching

How to apply

Please contact PSC@gracedhs.org for information in relation to our application process with who to contact with questions and applications.

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