The Executive Pastor must have the passion, gifts, experience, and resources to encourage and coordinate ministries through ministry leaders. The lead pastor will set ministry direction from the ministry staff. The Executive Pastor will provide regular supervision
of this staff. He will oversee the fiscal and facility resources of the church. The Executive Pastor must also nurture growth through a discipleship plan in adult fellowships of the church.
- He must have the spiritual and character qualifications of an elder as outlined in the Word of God
- He must have a working knowledge of the Bible’s content as well as believe in its authority
- He must foster a healthy ministry team culture with multiple staff
- He must be in agreement with the Confession of Faith found in our church Constitution
- He must possess, or be willing to possess, ordination credentials with the E-Free Church of America
The Executive Pastor shall be responsible to the lead pastor for the use of his time, the use of the church’s personnel and resources, and the performance of his responsibilities. The lead pastor shall conduct annual performance evaluations for this position.
He shall have the authority of an elder, and shall also submit a written monthly report to the Board of Elders and a written quarterly report to the congregation.
- He shall cultivate his own and his family’s spiritual growth
- He shall meet with the lead pastor and establish goals for the broader ministry. He will assist each ministry staff member to develop goals that align with the direction of the broader ministry
- He shall incorporate and supervise support staff and facility use to include the oversight of office tech support and church calendar
- He shall oversee ministries and staff-nursery through adults
- He shall oversee and coordinate financial procedures of the church in tandem with the Trustees, overseeing approval and payment of expenditures as well as payroll and budget preparation and review
- He shall meet weekly with the lead pastor to review the work of the church and lead staff meetings that focus on implementation and coordination of ministries
- He shall oversee and coordinate areas of communication. This includes the worship guide, newsletters, brochures, video productions, our website, and facility signage.
- He shall oversee, delegate, and participate in pastoral duties such as preaching, teaching, counseling, weddings, and funerals with special emphasis on small groups and Adult Communities
- He shall carry out his duties in compliance with the guidelines set forth in the Staff Manual