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Forestdale Community Church – Lead Pastor

235 Forest St

Position Type

Lead Pastor


Reformed (Other)

Ministry Area


Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

The Forestdale Community Church is currently seeking a Pastor. Pastors seeking a bi-vocational opportunity are encouraged to apply.
The Forestdale Community Church is a member of the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference and shares its core values. We are foremost a gospel-centered church. Our heritage is Congregational, and we adhere to the Reformed tradition. We aspire to create and maintain a community characterized by spiritual learning and growth consistent with God’s Word.
We are a Christ-centered, Bible believing, Gospel based Church.
We are a caring community with a core of committed believers.
We are a Church who wants to continue to be used as an instrument of Christ.

Position Requirements:
A humble and caring servant of God, an approachable and personable Pastor with relational gifts.
Master of Divinity, preferred.
3-5 years’ experience as an Associate Pastor or Pastor, or the equivalent experience in Christian Ministry, i.e. Campus Ministry or Pastoral Counseling.
Passion for urban ministry, evangelism, and youth ministry.
Gift of preaching and teaching.

The Forestdale Community Church has been in existence in the Forestdale neighborhood of Malden, Massachusetts for 131 years. We currently attract twenty-five to thirty-five people to our Sunday service each week, in person, with some additional individuals viewing online. Our church building is mortgage free, and we are financially solvent. The Church is located in Malden, a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. At the time of the 2020 U.S. Census, the population of Malden was approximately 66,000 people. The City is one of the most diverse in the entire State with more than sixty languages spoken by the students in our public schools. We are located only five miles from the historic City of Boston and accessible by two Orange Line MBTA stations.

For consideration, please submit a statement of interest, your Statement of Faith, and a complete resume. Please send all materials electronically to [email protected] with the Topic/Subject line of Forestdale Community Church Pastor Search.
Inquiries can be sent to the same email.