verde community church

Senior Pastor
Verde Community Church

Cottonwood, Arizona

Church Description
Verde Community Church is a body of believers, growing, sharing Christ, and raising another generation of believers just as Verde has done for the past 127 years. In their earliest days, they intended to influence as many people as they could with the compassion and truth of Jesus Christ. They continue to want to make known the love and compassion of Jesus Christ. Verde Community Church is affiliated with the Southwest Church Connection. There is currently one Sunday morning worship service with an average attendance of 550 in a fantastic 1,100-seat worship center. From the moment you step on the Verde Community Church campus, you realize they believe and invest not only in the leaders of today but also the next generation. VCC offers dynamic programs for children, students, and adults.

Less than a two-hour drive north of Phoenix and not far from Sedona, the geographical center of the state of Arizona lies in the Verde Valley. The Verde Valley includes the communities of Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Sedona, Cornville, and Jerome with a population of about 65,000. Verde Community Church is a family. A family that values the Word of God taught through all stages of life.

Position Description 
Verde Community Church is a pastor-led, deacon-supported church. The senior pastor provides leadership to the church in its spiritual life, assisting the pastoral staff in fulfilling its biblical function. The senior pastor serves as ex-officio member of the board and provides spiritual guidance. The senior pastor is also responsible to oversee the staff which includes pastors, directors, and administrators. The staff functions as a passionate, hard-working, and relational team that pursues excellence and is committed to the church’s mission and vision.

This opportunity will present the right person with the leadership of a dynamic team of Christ-followers with diverse and vital gifts. Verde CC is a church ready to grow and intentionally reach into the community. The Senior Pastor is in charge of teaching and leadership development and is able to consistently communicate vision with clarity and inspiration. He will give himself to the ministry of the Word and prayer, seeking to walk uprightly before the Lord in his personal life while seeking the mind of God on behalf of the congregation. He will lead the people of Verde Community Church in the mission of seeing thousands of people in the Verde Valley area being transformed into disciples of Jesus Christ.

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