Longmont Calvary Church is a multi-generational, disciple-making community located in beautiful Longmont, Colorado. For more than 65 years, they have served as a faith partner in the community with a growing emphasis on service and outreach.
They are seeking a visionary Lead Pastor who will build on a rich history of ministry in Longmont and partner with the Elder Council to make an even bigger impact on the surrounding area in the years ahead. God has blessed Longmont Calvary with a legacy of Gospel ministry and positioned them well for strategic growth through visionary leadership dedicated to a life of prayer, dynamic teaching, and shepherd leadership.
This is an amazing opportunity for the right leader to provide vision and direction to a dedicated and gifted ministry staff and team of volunteers for greater ministry impact in beautiful Boulder County.
On July 3rd, 1955, at the first meeting of Calvary Church, six adults and eight children gathered in a home in Longmont to worship together. As Matthew 18:20 tells us, where just two or three gather in the name of Jesus, He is there in their midst. Although they have grown and the location has changed, by God’s faithfulness, people from all walks of life continue to gather at Calvary Church to worship Jesus together. He is alive and present in their midst!
Today, Longmont Calvary offers Bible-based teaching for all ages in a variety of settings and groups, intergenerational and diverse worship, a respected Christian Counseling Center, multifaceted ministries of compassion, English and Spanish speaking congregations, mentoring based youth ministry, and a long-standing commitment to Global Partners (missionaries).
Longmont Calvary is a theologically conservative, congregationally governed, Elder-led church with a staff who equips and empowers their congregation toward spiritual formation and Kingdom impact. They love to worship together around Bible centered teaching and discipleship.
With a large Spanish-speaking demographic in Longmont, they embrace ministry as “one church with two languages.” Calvary Español is a valued and key expression of Gospel ministry in the community and enjoys rich fellowship within the congregation.
The Lead Pastor will be the primary Preacher and Leader, and will have broad responsibility for the Spiritual Welfare, Growth, and Life of Calvary Church including areas of Discipleship, Evangelism, and Equipping the Saints for service. He is to embody the essence of a Shepherd and Servant Leader and will have a life that demonstrates the Biblical qualifications of an elder as set forth in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1.
● Vision/Strategy - In collaboration with the Elder Council, provide leadership in setting the vision for the church and its ministries. Take the lead in strategic planning for the future.
● Leading/Shepherding - Foster a culture of discipleship and leadership development in the church through personal example and training.
● Preaching/Teaching - Nurture spiritual development, assure doctrinal integrity and impart vision by being the primary preacher/teacher of God’s Word.
Preach the Gospel
● Preach from the Bible, honoring its authority, clarity, necessity and sufficiency.
● Be the primary voice in the pulpit while also allowing opportunities for associates to gain experience in preaching and provide a plurality of voices.
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Malcolm Schaad is leading the Longmont Calvary Church, Lead Pastor search. For over 20 years, Malcolm has been serving the church in senior leader roles. He served as an Executive Pastor, Community Pastor, and Lead Pastor. During the last 5 years, he was part of the leadership team at Outreach, Inc. Malcolm’s experience in recruiting, marketing, and communications helps fuel his passion to fill high level leader roles within the local church and Christian organizations. Malcolm has been married to his wife, Rebecca, for 24 years. They have three wonderful kids, Emily, Andrew, Olivia and a spoiled Golden-doodle named Honey.
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