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Lead Teaching Elder - Waldorf, MD

 Lead Teaching Elder for Grace Church Waldorf, MD

To Apply for this Position:

Grace Church Waldorf (hereafter, GCW) is seeking a Lead Teaching Elder (hereafter LTE) who will play a key and instrumental role in teaching and expository preaching the whole counsel of God's Word, shepherding GCW, developing, and implementing a strategic vision with the elders for the future of the church. His responsibilities will also include nurturing, counseling, and discipling.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a baptized, born-again disciple of Jesus Christ with a clear call to pastoral ministry

  • Meet the spiritual, personal, and character qualifications of an Elder found in 1 Timothy 3:1–7 and Titus 1:6–9 and exhibit the fruit of the Spirit as found in Galatians 5:22.

  • Be a collaborative team player, willing and able to work in the context of an elder led congregation

  • Be theologically aligned with GCW and the Charis Fellowship of Churches  (, and be willing and able to pursue ordination with the Charis Fellowship 

  • Know and be willing to practice the Charis Fellowship distinctives of Triune Immersion and Threefold Communion

  • Be equally enthusiastic about and committed to reaching the lost and discipling the found

  • Have a Master's degree level of education

  • A minimum of 5 years vocational ministry experience is preferred 

  • Be willing to pursue certification as a Biblical counselor

Originally planted in 1979, GCW has been a flagship church for the Grace Brethren movement, now the Charis Fellowship, in the D.C. Metro area for over 40 years. The church attendance is about 200 in weekly worship.

The church building, built in 1984 and renovated in 2018, sits on a 17 acre property. A primary ministry of the church is its pre-K-8th grade ACSI/MSA accredited school, with current enrollment of 225 students.

A competitive compensation package will be offered.

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Listing Expires: 20-Nov-22