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Posted by: Brian Fast

Posted date: Apr-15-2021

Location: Willoughby Hills, OH

Church Overview:
Willoughby Hills Friends Church is located in Willoughby Hills just East of Cleveland, Ohio.  WHFC is part of the Evangelical Friends Church Eastern Region denomination.  Currently WHFC Sunday morning services are in-person and online.  Prior to Covid Sunday morning in-person services averaged 900 people.  The church is blessed with a 160,000 sqft facility utilized for church ministries and a Christian based school (K4-12 grade). 

Job Description:
Willoughby Hills Friends Church is seeking a Lead Pastor as their current Lead Pastor is retiring.  The pastor shall have a theological belief that is consistent with Wesleyan Arminian and aligned with the EFC-ER Faith & Practice.  WHFC is committed to discerning and following God’s plans, loving God with our whole heart, loving our neighbors as ourselves, and being an Acts 2 church.  We are looking for the Christ centered individual that God has called to lead us as we enter this next season of ministry.  The Lead Pastor should have the leadership qualities called out in Titus and 1 Timothy 3:2-7, spiritual gift of preaching and teaching, a heart for those that do not know Christ, a passion for spiritual growth, a desire to make a Kingdom impact within and outside the church, an ability to work with the church (elders, staff, congregation) to sense and execute on Gods vision and plans.

See church website, https://whfriends.org/pastoral-search/, for complete job description and qualifications.

Application Process:
Submit the following information to pastoralsearch@whfriends.org

Cover leter
Personal statement of faith
3 Professional & 2 Character references
3 Video links of you preaching
Statement explaining your approach for address hard topics with grace, wisdom, and courage
Create a 5 minute, unlisted YouTube video explaining your story (start video with your name)
Video Directions: https://whfriends.org/pastoral-search/applicatio n-process/#VideoInstructions

Position Information
Organization Name Only members can view this field.
Location Willoughby Hills, OH
District Northwestern Ohio
State/Province Ohio
Position Title Lead Pastor
Position Classification Executive Pastor
PositionType Full-time
Deadline for Applications May-31-2021
Contact Information
Contact Preference Calls and Emails are welcome.
First & Last Name Brian Fast
Title Elder
Phone 440-221-4348
Email pastoralsearch@whfriends.org