Pastor Job Search

General Description

We are restarting God's church in Los Banos, CA and are seeking a full-time pastor to lead our church as we actively take the gospel to the town of Los Banos. We are seeking a man with a shepherd's heart, who easily and naturally connects with people, preaches gospel centered sermons, and has experience in leading a transformative discipleship process. This is a full-time position with a yearly salary of $72,000 plus benefits. We are hoping to have our pastor in place by June of 2024. This church replant is a wonderful opportunity for a pastor with an interest in church replanting and church revitalization.

Essential Duties

  • Provide spiritual leadership to the congregation, fostering a culture of faith, love, and service.
  • Develop and deliver engaging, biblically based weekly sermons during worship services, as well as on special occasions and events.
  • Plan and lead services, collaborating with the worship team, and ensuring that services are meaningful and spiritually enriching.
  • Lead in the administration of the two ordinances of the church: baptism and communion.
  • Provide pastoral care for members of the congregation, including visiting the sick, counseling those in need, and offering support during times of crisis.
  • Facilitate and encourage spiritual growth and discipleship through the development and implementation of small group ministries, Bible studies, and other educational programs.
  • Work with church leadership and staff to establish and execute a vision and strategic plan for the church's growth and leadership development.
  • Engage and build relationships within the local community, participating in outreach and mission activities, and collaborating with other organizations to address community needs.
  • Oversee the administration and management of church operations, including budgeting, financial planning, and personnel management in the church office.
  • Mentor, supervise, and support church staff and volunteers, fostering a positive, collaborative work environment with robust leadership development.
  • Perform other pastoral duties, including weddings, funerals, baptisms, and dedications, as required.

How to Apply

Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume, please include answers to the following:

  1. Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Pastor at Cornerstone Church?
  2. Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor of Cornerstone Church.
  3. In a few sentences, please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of Cornerstone Church.

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions, and a link to at least one online sermon to