New Hope Community Church, located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, is currently seeking a Bi-Vocational Senior Pastor with primary responsibility for the preaching ministry of our church, who is also willing to become part of our local community. It is our hope that with church growth this position will become full-time. Additional responsibilities will include the continuing development of a Ministry Team who will, with the Pastor, do the ministry of the church:
1) Actively seeking those who are unreached and unchurched in our community and throughout the world.
2) Providing for a process of discipleship that equips new believers to grow in faith, become active in ministry, and able to lead others to become disciples
3) Implementing an intentional strategy for developing new leaders within the church
4) Encouraging a culture of caring and compassion both to those within the church family as well as those in need in our community.

Total Compensation Package: $20,000 - $32,000
Compensation will be commensurate with levels of education and experience.

Resumes should include a:
1) Summary of education and ministry experience
2) One page summary of your personal spiritual journey
3) Three references:
• Leader who has worked beside you in ministry
• Pastor or other individual familiar with your spiritual journey
• Employment reference

Resumes should be sent to:
Pastoral Search Team
New Hope Community Church
11049 Hollis Road
Meadville, PA 16335


A successful candidate should:
• Have a heart-felt calling to serve as a pastor
• Be committed to diligently studying the Bible and an urgent conviction to preach the Bible as God’s written word
• Have two or more years of pastoral experience
Preference will be given to those candidates with post-secondary coursework in Biblical studies or pastoral ministry.


Alan Bartlett

New Hope Community Church

11049 Hollis Rd
Meadville, PA 16335
(814) 337-7777