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.”
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.
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
Central California Classis
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
Link(s) to view 3 sermons or other teachings
(Please submit your brief responses to the following questions)
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?
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?
What principles and processes do you use to identify and lead towards change? How do you monitor and manage the change process?
Calvary Reformed Church
Attn: Search Team
741 2nd Street
Ripon, CA 95366
Connections Coordinator Job Description
The Connections Coordinator (C.C) at Calvary Church is to be a networking leader whose responsibilities include equipping and connecting people into community.
This person will champion our passion statement of: “One Community/ One Connection”
Our firm commitment that every person who calls Calvary home will have a place outside of Sunday to connect, grow, and serve
The focus of this position will be two-fold: Small groups and MOPS
Our next Connections Coordinator will have to have a huge heart and passion to see people connected into small community
Championing the small group vision by identifying and training leaders, organizing groups, and maintaining a group calendar that the congregation of Calvary can access and engage
Keeping communication with small group leaders as needed
Holding bi-annual small group leaders training
Working with the Lead Pastor to plan “on ramp” events in the life of the church to get people connected into small community throughout the year
Evaluate and approve study material in conjunction with the Lead Pastor
Develop a tracking system to monitor ongoing small groups to ensure they are growing and healthy
Plan and organize group options on Wednesday Night ensuring there are multiple connection places happening here on campus
Thrive in an “upfront” role, sharing the vision and opportunities available via video and live on Sunday morning
Our next Connections Coordinator will also have a huge heart for Moms as they oversee the ministry of MOPS
MOPS is a ministry that meets the needs of Mothers of Preschoolers through community, connection, care, and ultimately Christ
Work with our existing MOPS leadership team providing staff support and connection to the whole of Calvary Church.
Oversee the MOPS budget and provide financial wisdom to the MOPS leadership team
Assist the lay leadership in coordinating events and activities
Take the point on promotion; helping this ministry reach moms all over the Central Valley
Attend the monthly MOPS leadership team huddle
Work tirelessly to see young mothers and families connect into God’s story at Calvary
- Exceptional administrative/organizational abilities
- Ability to coach and manage others
- Proven track record in people/ process management
- Passion for ministering to others with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, ensuring their growth and development into fully-devoted followers of Christ
- Commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. - Maturing in their faith.
- Commitment to the Vision, Mission, Purposes and Philosophies of Calvary Church
- Support the church leadership and staff.