About Grace Community Church - Newton, KS
Grace Community Church is a strongly evangelical, growing congregation of primarily middle-age to young adults with a strong teaching ministry. The successful candidate will be asked to go through the ministry credentialing process with the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches of Ft. Wayne, IN.
Affiliation: Fellowship of Evangelical Churches (FEC)
Year Established: 1987
Average Attendance: 500-600 in two identical Sunday morning services
Active Senior High: 30 (with room for growth both internally and externally)
Active Junior High: 20 (with room for growth both internally and externally)
Worship Style: Blended
Form of Government: Elder board
Facilities: 16,000 sq. ft. of original facilities completed in 1991; 35,000 sq. ft. of new worship, education, administrative, and fellowship space added in 2005.
Community Type: Newton (population 18,000) is a small city located a half-hour north of Wichita, KS (KS' largest city) in south-central Kansas in Harvey County (population 35,000). Area economy is semi-agricultural and manufacturing based. Two small Christian colleges are within the extended community.
Other Church Staff: Lead Pastor, Worship and Community Life Pastor, Executive Director of Ministries, Creative Arts Director, Children’s Ministry Director, Office Administrator, Nursery Director, other part time administrative staff, currently searching for Senior Associate Pastor
Annual Budget: $1 million