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Bethel Church

Campus Pastor

Bethel Church
Crown Point, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 08/13/2015
Categories: Campus Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Bethel Church is currently seeking our next Campus Pastor. He will be responsible for the leadership, over-sight, spiritual direction and management of a church campus.


Bethel is a growing, non-denominational, evangelical church that strives to exalt Jesus Christ through expository preaching, God-saturated worship, loving community, and gospel outreach. We are 45 minutes south of downtown Chicago in Northwest Indiana. Bethel is a church of 3,000+, meeting weekly in seven Sunday morning services at four locations. The current ministry vision states "Bethel Church exists to multiply disciples through multiple sites and multiple partnerships," and the church has launched three new campuses in three years. 


Originally based in Crown Point IN, the church opened its first multi-site location in Cedar Lake IN in the summer of 2012. The following year Bethel purchased the former Boys and Girls Club in downtown Gary which became its third campus – this time with a vision towards developing a multi-ethnic and urban congregation. Finally, Bethel launched its fourth campus in the Hobart/Portage area in the fall of 2014. While much has happened, the church anticipates more exciting stories of God's work as we strive to make Jesus known throughout Northwest Indiana by growing our existing communities and exploring the launch of new campus locations.


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This position requires an individual of the highest personal character and commitment to God (1 Tim. 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9). He must be a team player with a spirit of love and willingness to listen, a member of Bethel and in agreement with its philosophy of ministry and doctrine.



Give testimony and life witness of... (1) being a committed believer in Jesus Christ (2) spiritual giftsrelevant to leadership of this ministry, (3) prior pastoral experience.

Have an adequate biblical education, preferably at the college and seminary level, ministry experience that is appropriate to these responsibilities, and a continuous desire to be learning in order to become a more effective leader.

Growing, vibrant ministry.

Have a sound knowledge of Scripture and an ability to teach effectively and apply Scriptural principles in all areas of ministry.

Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

Have a strong leadership gift and the ability to be a leader of leaders as well as experience in discipling and equipping others.

Be self-motivated and able to take a task or project through to completion.

Be proficient at multi-tasking, time management, and prioritizing.

Have a proven ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality regarding church information.

Be a stable, mature and growing Christian with an exemplary personal, marital and family life (if applicable).

Be committed to teamwork with the leadership, staff and congregation of Bethel Church

Be in agreement with Bethel Church's doctrine and philosophy of ministry.




Preach at the multi-site location 1—2 times per month

Teach in various venues of Bethel's multi-site locations


Encourage, cultivate, and strengthen the community of the multi-site location

Assist people to discover, develop, and use their spiritual gifts and skills in ministry

Build relationships with people to encourage their spiritual walk

Creatively reproduce the vision and values of Bethel in others


Communicate vision and motivate and equip people to participate in the vision and mission of the


Oversee the multi-site location staff and lay leaders for day-to-day ministry operations

Provide leadership and guidance to on-site support staff

Delegate, train, and encourage others in the accomplishment of Bethel's vision and values

Demonstrate strong relational skills by building bridges that will strengthen and unify the multi-site location as well as the church as a whole

Coordinate events and ministries through the Bethel Staff Team

Community Life

Oversee and coordinate all discipleship efforts

Connect and build relationships by coordinating the ministries of the multi-site location

Oversee and coordinate assimilation efforts, including recruiting, training, and equipping lay leadership

Serve as the host for the worship services

Be a source of unity in the staff, campus and church at large

Pastoral Care

Demonstrate compassion by providing care and counseling in times of need

Oversee all pastoral care for the multi-site location, including hospital visits and counseling

Perform weddings and funerals as needed



Reporting and evaluation

The Campus Pastor will be accountable to and supervised by the Executive Pastor of Ministries.


The Campus Pastor will coordinate his ministry with the overarching vision, mission and purposeof Bethel Church as part of the team.

Pastoral Team

The Campus Pastor will participate as an active member of the Pastoral Team.



Qualified applicants are encouraged to email their information to