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Job Description

Campus Pastor – Leawood Campus

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Campus Pastor provides pastoral leadership and oversight to a campus. The Campus Pastor is responsible for promoting the full embodiment of the mission of Christ Community on a campus. Each campus pastor assists the Senior Leadership Team and serves with other Campus Pastors to give leadership and direction to the entirety of Christ Community.

The Campus Pastor will cultivate a relationship of trust, respect, and appreciation with the Senior Leadership Team. When a member of the senior leadership team has a dual role at a campus, the campus pastor will maintain primary responsibility to lead the campus and staff in collaboration with the senior leadership team pastor. The campus pastor and senior leadership team pastor will share the preaching schedule and some pastoral responsibilities as determined through mutual collaboration and virtuous cooperation.

LOCATIONLeawood Campus
REPORTS TO Senior Pastor of Congregational Development
STATUS Full-time
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

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POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have experience in pastoral ministry and a Masters of Divinity or equivalent
  • Exemplify a growing walk with God and love for Jesus Christ
  • Embrace Christ Community’s doctrine, mission, and philosophy
  • Hold true to the theology and beliefs outlined in the EFCA Statement of Faith
  • Be a strong leader with organizational/administrative skills
  • Have the communication skills necessary to inspire others and communicate goals
  • Have an entrepreneurial attitude and be flexible in an ever-changing ministry environment 
  • Be a gifted preacher and teacher
  • Be willing to submit to authority
  • Love people; friendly and able to relate well with others
  • Possess the qualifications of an elder as stipulated by Scripture in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Pastoral Responsibilities:
    Church-wide
    • Work with the Executive Leadership Team and other campus pastors to fulfill the mission of Christ Community on a campus as well as the entirety of Christ Community.
    • Work with the Executive Leadership Team to shape a budget for Christ Community, taking into account both the needs of one campus and the needs of Christ Community as a whole.
    • Work with the campus staff to ensure quality communication and system development between the campus and the multisite office.
    • Participate in weekly teaching team meetings.
    Campus-specific
    • Provide leadership to campus staff to ensure missional and cultural alignment with all of Christ Community. 
    • Serve as the primary teaching voice at the campus.
    • Coordinate the preaching responsibilities of the campus.
    • Work with the campus staff to provide pastoral care and oversight to the campus congregation.
    • Work with the Pastor of Worship Arts (or corresponding Director or volunteer) to coordinate all corporate worship services at the campus.
    • Provide pastoral duties as needed. This may include, but is not limited to pre-marriage counseling, officiating weddings, general counseling, funeral planning and officiating, hospital visitation, baptism, prayer, and other pastoral needs as they arise.
    • Work with the campus staff to welcome guests into the life of the congregation.
    • Give direction to community groups leadership (as determined by campus structure).
    • Be a catalyst and contributor to outreach ministry relationships and initiatives 
    • Direct, assist, and mentor Pastoral Residents as assigned. 
    • Teach and lead the implementation of the adult formation pathway, Church for Monday, at the campus. 
    • Identify and develop key congregational leaders and potential leaders at the campus. 
    Leadership Team:

    In addition to focused leadership at a singular campus, the Campus Pastor will also give thought and input to the executive leadership of Christ Community. This team will meet weekly for prayer, sharpening, and communication and at other times as assigned.

    CULTURAL FIT

    Embrace a commitment to Christ Community, including doctrine and philosophy, and promote the  mission of Christ Community Church.

    Embrace Christ Community staff’s cultural habits: 

    • We expect God.
    • We stay yoked.
    • We take the mission seriously, not ourselves.
    • We remember names.
    • We are better together

    CHURCH SPECIFICS

    Christ Community, a multi-site, intergenerational congregation located in the Kansas City area and a member of the Evangelical Free Church of America. 

    NEXT STEPS

    1. Download and fill out the Application for Employment (fillable PDF) and save it.
    2. Attach and send the completed application [email protected].