Lead Pastor

First Christian Church

Mineola, TX USA   MAP

First Christian Church - (Mineola, TX) – Senior Pastor
The Big Picture
First Christian Church ( is seeking a Senior Pastor who will preach the Word of God, equip the saints, and impact the community.

The Church
First Christian Church is known for its friendly and loving spirit as well as for its outreach to the community in personal and financial support. We have an early service at 8:30 am, Sunday School at 9:30 am, and traditional service at 10:45 am. We have people from several denominations attend our Bible Study every Tuesday at 10:00 am. The Covid challenge has caused our attendance to drop, but our spirit and actions have not. First Christian is financially secure with zero indebtedness except monthly bills. The sanctuary has been remodeled with new pews, carpet and paint, and the Sunday School classrooms, offices, and fellowship hall will soon be completed. We have a 2,000 sq. ft. parsonage next door with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a 2-car detached garage.

The Community
Mineola, population 5,000, 25 miles north of Tyler, 100,000 population, 84 miles east of Dallas. Mineola was known as a retirement community and a railroad town, but at present it is known for its quality school system, increasing business opportunities, great location, and low-cost of living. University of Texas Medical and Christus Mother Frances in Tyler are excellent hospitals with clinical facilities in Mineola. 

The Candidate
Senior Pastor, ordained. Someone who is well-rounded in all areas of ministering. We are a conservative congregation and expect the minister to match our character with sound Biblical preaching, teaching and leadership. We need a pastor who is involved in our community and attends to the needs of our congregation outside of the sanctuary. We seek a minister who will eagerly help us find new members, all ages. 2 sermons each Sunday. 1 hour Bible study each Tuesday. Visit sick, confined members when needed. Meet and work with 8 elders weekly and church board once monthly. Participate in Ministerial Alliance functions.

The Process
Please look over the job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these three questions:

Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Senior Pastor for First Christian Church?

Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Senior Pastor at First Christian Church?

In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of First Christian Church.

Please send your resume, a sermon link and the answers to these questions to

Date Posted: Thu, Jun 16, 2022   (62 days ago)

Point of Contact:

Jason Lancaster

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