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Church Name: Gateway Church of Christ

Position: Lead Minister
Type of Ministry: Pulpit
Type of Job: Full-time

Job Description: The Gateway Church of Christ is currently seeking a minister whose primary focus will be preaching, supporting the church vision and teaching. He will be a teammate who will unite with our current leadership to accomplish Gateway’s vision and purpose. The new minister will be capable of helping the entire congregation in its desire to mature spiritually. As pulpit minister, his messages will be inspired, timely and audience-appropriate. He will exhibit a proven knowledge of the Word and a passion to develop Christ followers. He will work with our worship team in coordinating services that bring worshipers before the throne of God. His creativity and resourcefulness will be used to support the work for the vision for Gateway and to inspire the congregation. The minister will have excellent interpersonal skills, leading by establishing relationships and empowering others for results. He will have strong organizational and planning skills, evidenced by his ability to effectively map out ministerial objectives and plan congregational purpose. He must have a demonstrated capability and a desire to teach adult Bible classes. He will support the adult education team led by the Deacons in developing rich, meaningful classes that will encourage spiritual growth in members and guests. The minister will be a man of personal integrity who is Spirit-filled and Spirit-led. He will have a strong marriage and family relationship and a good reputation within his community, home congregation and the brotherhood. He will be spiritually mature and will be known as a prayer warrior. Gateway has a campus in the Town of Queen Creek, AZ in a new development area known as the Villages at Queen Creek. Our campus is adjacent to a busy family-oriented town park. Our location in Queen Creek is in an excellent evangelistic location which borders a multitude of neighborhoods and in close proximity to Queen Creek downtown. Queen Creek is one of the best-kept secrets in Arizona. Exceptional climate (with 330 days of sunshine annually), natural recreational riches and a relaxed, rural lifestyle combine to fulfill the dreams and visions of those who relocate to one of America's best small towns. Queen Creek's approximately 42,000 residents enjoy the benefits of small-town living close to a metropolitan area: low crime rates, easy commuting to and from metro Phoenix, excellent air quality and a variety of recreational activities, all elements of a low-stress lifestyle. Queen Creek is a family place, where the residents take pride in independence. Our Family and Organizational Structure: We are a Christ-focused family, committed to living for God, loving each other and lighting the world. We are significantly involved in community outreach and local missions. In all things, we seek to be a congregation that conveys to the community the never-ending love that God has for His children and seek any way possible to “Know God” and to “Make God Known”. Body Life – Gateway currently consists of 100 members with a nice mixture of families in all stages of life seeking to grow and develop new relationships. Elders – Two men are the overseers and spiritual leaders of the church. They preach, teach classes, meet with members to counsel and support. They spend time in study and prayer. Deacons – Two men are the administrators, the eyes, ears and legs of the Elders. They work directly with the ministry leaders making sure all ministries are running as a fine-tuned machine. They watch over the flock, offering assistance and guidance while communicating with the Elders. This is a role that requires good leadership skills with accountability to the Elders, staff and congregation. Ministry Leaders – Leading ministries set up by the Deacons. Staff – You will be supported by an administrative assistant. Offices – The church office includes fully supported offices, kitchen and meeting rooms.

Application Instructions: Please submit the following materials electronically to the Office Administrator at: office@gatewaycofc.org · Cover letter that highlights your qualifications and fit for the position · Résumé · References – Name and contact information of at least three individuals familiar with your recent church ministry · Web link to at least 2-3 sermons that demonstrate your preaching ability

Street Address: 22709 S. Ellsworth Rd. Ste. F101
City: Queen Creek
State: AZ
Zip Code: 85142
Phone Number: 480-497-6125
Website: www.gatewaycofc.org
Contact Name: Mark Atencio
Phone: 480-497-6125
Email: mark.atencio@gatewaycofc.org