Job Openings
    Executive Pastor
  • Executive Pastor Job Description

    The Executive Pastor will have responsibility for day-to-day operations of Calvary Church as delegated by the Lead Pastor. He will serve as the primary connection between the Senior Pastor and the core ministries of Calvary Church. The Executive Pastor will oversee procedures, policies of the church, as well as providing leadership training and teaching for the church. This leadership will come from:

    • A personal commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
    • A mature faith and steadfast character.
    • A reliance on the authority of Scripture and prayer.
    • A sense of calling to an “equipping of the saints.”

    Responsibilities:

    • Support the Lead Pastor in the accomplishment of the church’s mission through ministry effectiveness, evaluation, discernment, decision making, planning, and overall direction of church staff.
    • Lead, support, and empower the staff in the establishment and ongoing direction of ministries that effectively reach the community, insuring the accomplishment of the church’s mission. 
    • Champion the development of infrastructure and systems by all ministry and support areas that supports healthy, long-term growth of the church and can be clearly understood by staff.
    • With the Lead Pastor facilitate strategic planning processes including evaluation of ministry performance, review of mission, vision and core values, and development of key short and long term objectives and tactics.
    • Participation in the leadership of Calvary Church by serving on key teams such as the Ministry Elders and Calvary Leadership Team.
    • Ability to serve as a member of the pastoral staff preaching 6-8 times a year, visiting with members of the congregation to provide guidance and support as needed and officiating wedding and funerals as assigned. 
    • Other duties as assigned and developed in the life of the church.

    Requirements:

    • Gives evidence of a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ; demonstrating the biblical qualities of I Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9 and I Peter 5:1-5 with integrity, humility, responsibility, teachability and servanthood as a gracious and loving pastor
    • Commitment to Reformed theology
    • Believes, accepts and supports Calvary’s Mission
    • Demonstrated executive level experience leading a growing organization/ staff. 
    • M-DIV/ Commissioned Pastor or Marketplace Minister with equivalent theological education or calling

    You will be accountable to the:

    • Calvary Leadership Team of Calvary Church  
    • Lead Pastor
    • Central California Classis 

    Compensation:

    • Compensation  includes  salary,  housing  allowance,  family  medical  insurance,  retirement  annuity contributions, Governing Board approved study leave and ministry-related expenses
    • Four weeks of Vacation
    • The Executive Pastor’s salary is commensurate with experience and the surrounding community. 
    • Relocation package provided

    Candidate will be considered when we have:

    • A cover letter of introduction 
    • Resume
    • Link(s) to view 3 sermons or other teachings 
    • Completed questions

    (Please submit your brief responses to the following questions)

    1. If a member of our search team were to poll your congregation or work place internally, what would they say is your greatest strength? What would they say you need to work on?
    2. What is the one thing that is so core to who you are and what you feel God has called you to do, that no matter where you go would be a major part of your ministry?
    3. What principles and processes do you use to identify and lead towards change? How do you monitor and manage the change process?

    Email or send all materials to: office@calvaryripon.org

    or:    

    Calvary Reformed Church
    Attn: Search Team
    741 2nd Street
    Ripon, CA 95366




     
    Student Ministries Pastor
  • Student Ministry Pastor Job Description

    The Student Ministries Pastor is a full-time pastoral staff member and responsible for providing leadership and oversight of all aspects of ministry to students/young adults from 5th grade - 12th grade at Calvary Reformed Church.
     
    Vision
    We exist to reach people for Jesus and grow passionate disciples who are sent to serve others.
     
    Qualifications

    General

    • Has a mature, personal relationship with Jesus Christ
    • Character is consistent with biblical qualifications of a leader
    • Committed to the Mission/Vision Statement of Calvary Church
    • Relational style of leadership and ministry
    • Passion for outreach through school campus presence and collaborating with other student ministry pastors in the community
    • Self-starter and able to work without direct supervision
    • Create an environment where students will feel welcomed and accepted
    • Committed to a team approach to ministry
    • Able to support Reformed theology and doctrine

    Specific

    • Able to recruit, develop, disciple, and sustain a team of volunteer leaders
    • Able to teach the Bible in a way that is relevant and life-changing
    • Able to create an environment where students can grow in their relationship with Christ and with others
    • Communicate well with parents and come along side families, especially in times of crisis
    • Able to motivate students to both learn and serve
      

    Responsibilities

    • Recruit, train, and mobilize a ministry team of adult and student leaders for student ministry
    • Work with the adult and student leaders to achieve the goals of the ministry
    • Develop and oversee an annual budget for student ministry
    • Develop and oversee fund-raising efforts for student ministries trips
    • Develop and oversee mission outreach opportunities for students
    • Supervise all other youth ministry staff  persons and volunteers
    • Participate in Sunday morning worship as requested

    Building

    • Develop and implement comprehensive, well-balanced biblical instruction and programming for student ministry for mid-week and Sunday
    • Assume the role as primary teacher and provide teaching opportunities to other qualified adults
    • Provide periodic retreat opportunities specific to student ministry groups
    • Ensure that competent adult leadership is available, not only to supervise, but to build relationships at all student events
    • Build relationships with students both within and outside of Calvary through a visible presence in the community and on school campuses

    Hours

    • This position is full time  (40+ hours per week)

    Compensation

    • Benefits:  Insurance, 401K  and relocation package where applicable
    • Salary commensurate with experience

    Accountability

    • The Student Ministries Pastor is accountable to the Lead Pastor
    • The Student Ministries Pastor is a member of the Pastoral Staff  Team
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