Why We Love This Opportunity
Cornerstone Church is a church committed to its mission of “LEADING PEOPLE IN A GROWING RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS CHRIST”. They excel in relationships, are passionate about transformation, and know they are winning when multiplication is happening. Cornerstone Church is excited to be seeking their next Lead Pastor to collaborate with the team and lead the charge into the future!
Church or Org Description
Cornerstone Church, with sites online and in Glencoe, Cokato, and Litchfield, Minnesota, is a thriving and growing church family. Their mission is to lead people in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and they carry out this mission within the essential context of relationship. They are a group of people who take their calling seriously without taking themselves too seriously. They work hard but also have a ton of fun.
Pre-Covid, around 1,300 from every generation worshipped together each week, with a programming emphasis on young families in their 20’s, 30’s and 40’s. A large percentage of the body actively engages in ministry and community throughout the week. They are known in their community as a place where all are welcomed regardless of their background. A healthy culture of “family” embraces people from all walks of life in authentic relationships. They are also known for their community involvement, having made numerous intentional and bold steps to connect with and serve diverse people in need. Their commitment to solid yet unpretentious Bible teaching with real-life application reveals ongoing life transformation, as they help people connect to a real God in a grace-filled, safe and relevant setting.
The Lead Pastor is responsible for the overall leadership, growth, and development of the Cornerstone Church family as we fulfill our mission of leading people in a growing relationship with Jesus. The Lead Pastor needs to be a proven leader who leads humbly, communicates exceptionally, develops leaders, and lives a passion for lost people and local communities. The Lead Pastor will spend a majority of his time, focus, and energy on preaching, vision casting, leadership development, and creating a culture of disciples making disciples in a multi-site strategy. This position reports to the Cornerstone Board.