Christ Community Church

Executive Pastor of Ministries

Christ Community Church
St. Charles, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 07/21/2017
Categories: Executive Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Are you a relational shepherd who is passionate about seeing people come to know Jesus personally, growing spiritually, giving their lives away to impact their community, and ultimately reaching the world with the truth and hope of Jesus Christ?

Do you get excited at the thought of strategic vision casting and implementing effective, life-changing discipleship ministry for all ages in a large, multi-site church model? 

Would you relish the opportunity to serve alongside our senior pastor and be part of the leadership team that set the goals, vision and mission of a dynamic multiple campus ministry model?


The Executive Pastor of Ministry is responsible for the implementation of the vision, mission, motive, and core values of Christ Community Church, with a focus on evaluating, developing and implementing strategic ministry growth and expansion. As such, this position provides serves as part of the Executive Leadership Team; and oversees the integration of the ministries of Christ Community Church in a manner that supports our strategic direction.


Our ideal candidate for this full time executive level role will be a strong, gifted leader, who leads from a passionate, relational, pastor's heart. This person needs to be an innovative thinker with a savvy business and strategic mind, balancing an eye for details with the capacity to see the big picture. Significant senior level experience in a large church setting is vital for this role. With key Spiritual Gifts of Leadership, Administration, Communication, Shepherding, and Teaching, this individual will serve alongside our Senior Pastor, and Executive Team working together to set, drive, and implement the strategic vision for Christ Community Church. 


The full job description is included below:



Staff member:                 OPEN

Functional Title:              Executive Pastor of Ministries

Organizational Title:        Executive Pastor of Ministries (XPM)

Reports to:                      Senior Pastor

Revision date:                 May 2017

Classifications:               Pastoral Staff (PS-6) / Full Time / Salaried / Exempt / Dual Status


The Executive Pastor of Ministries is responsible for the effective day-to-day implementation of the vision, mission, motive, and core values of Christ Community Church, ensuring strategic ministry growth and expansion. As such, this position serves on the Executive Team; and oversees the integration of the ministries of Christ Community Church in a manner that supports our strategic direction. 

In addition to spiritual maturity, the gifts important to the fulfillment of this position include: Leadership, Administration, Communication, Shepherding, and Teaching.



  • Serves as part of the Executive Team (XT) to clarify and execute strategic goals and ministry objectives
  • Casts vision and engages with the XT to set the direction and strategic goals of church discipleship ministries from birth through senior adults as well as caring, connections, evangelism, community impact, and international impact ministries
  • Oversees and implements the strategic execution of all ministry related XT initiatives, including ministry evaluation, goal setting and continued church-wide and ministry development
  • Regularly evaluates the health and effectiveness of individual ministries from a one-church perspective
  • Serves as the primary advocate for promoting and implementing discipleship development for Community Church across all campuses
  • Maintains consistent focus on the church’s foundational principles which include: prayer and focusing on the transforming power of the Gospel message; the relevant teaching of God’s Word; the practice of worshipping together in Spirit and Truth; equipping and deploying the saints to participate in God’s work within the local church body and local community
  • Serves as the staff support/liaison to the campus representatives for the Elders and Trustee boards
  • Casts vision and implements overall church ministry strategy for the church
  • Functions as the staff liaison to the Elders; communicating needs, setting schedules and agendas, keeping minutes and overseeing the selection process for new Elders


  • Regular & Ongoing - prayer, shepherding/discipleship, ministry staff-on-call support to regional campuses, serving communion
  • As needed/directed – counseling, teaching, evangelism/outreach, weddings, funerals, baptism, baby dedications, missions trips


The Executive Pastor of Ministries agrees to take on additional responsibilities as directed by the supervisor and as necessary for the continued development of the ministry of Christ Community Church.  These responsibilities will most likely be added according to the gifts, passions and talents of the employee, designed to address the growing and changing needs of the ministry team and may be added at the initiative and discretion of the supervisor.



  • Reports to and takes direction from the Senior Pastor with regards to the vision, strategic goals and ministry objectives of Christ Community Church
  • Operates as a member of the Executive Team and works closely with XT members
  • Supervises the Outreach Team Captain, Children’s Team Captain, Student Ministries Team Captain, Community Groups Team Captain, and the Senior Pastor’s Executive Assistant
  • Interacts frequently with Team Captains, Elders, Trustees, and staff members
  • Maintains positive relationships with community organizations, community leaders, other church leaders
  • Submits to the Senior Pastor and Board of Elders of Christ Community Church


  • Bachelor’s degree or Graduate Degree required in ministry related field
  • 7+ years of related experience required
  • Significant experience in senior level leadership in a large church setting preferred
  • Proven as a high capacity, catalytic leader, with a track record of mobilizing teams or volunteers
  • Experience recruiting, creating, developing, and deploying volunteer teams
  • Flexibility in scheduled work hours based upon special events and regular weekend services
  • Availability to participate in missions related ministry opportunities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills preferred – for use in a variety of settings from formal presentations and large community gatherings to information meetings to 1-on-1 discipleship opportunities
  • Key spiritual gifts of Leadership, Administration, Shepherding, Communication, and Teaching
  • A growing committed follower of Jesus Christ. (1 Tim 3:1-7; Titus 1:6-9)
  • Willingness to commit in membership to Christ Community Church within first 12 months of employment and to live within a 30 mile radius from any CCC campus, for the purpose of participating in and experiencing community within the local church family
  • Ability to comply with and support all policies, procedures, standards and statements outlined in the Employee Handbook, position papers and other governing documents created for Christ Community Church
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