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Calvary Baptist Church - Marriage & Family Pastor

Vanderbloemen Search Group
Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 04/07/2017
Categories: Counseling - Family Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


About the Organization:

Calvary Baptist Church is a transitioning church located in the heart of North Carolina in the town of Winston-Salem. As a multi-site church with five services at three different campuses, Calvary has an average attendance of nearly 3,000 each weekend. Their mission is simple, yet powerful: Connecting People to Christ and Community.


In 2013, Dr. Rob Peters became the Senior Pastor of Calvary, bringing a fresh energy and vision to the church. Since then, his goal has been to help people know and experience the Gospel so that they can experience the transformation that only occurs through faith in Jesus Christ. Under his leadership, Calvary Baptist Church maintains a reputation of excellence, pushing forward to serve the people of God with a deeper passion and, putting a high emphasis on evangelism, missions, discipleship, leadership development and community.

Those who attend Calvary come from a variety of cultural, social, and even religious backgrounds. Even though they are different in many ways, there is one thing that unites them, the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

About the Position:

In congruence with the overall vision of the church, the Marriage & Family Pastor will shape, design, and execute strategic initiatives and activities for the enrichment of family life at Calvary and in the community. In this role, the successful candidate will first and foremost build relationships, trust, and networks, while laying a solid ministry foundation for the development of families and marriages. The Marriage & Family Pastor will specifically serve as the administrative and spiritual leader that will develop and pioneer Calvary’s Family Ministry, focusing on strengthening families at all levels, ages and stages of life.

What We Are Searching For:

The successful prospect will be an innately strategic thinker and problem solver, with exceedingly strong leadership and organizational skills. They will possess a pioneering spirit with a strong desire to nurture, expand and maximize the potential of family life at Calvary, with a direct focus on marriage and family ministries. The ideal candidate for this position will be highly relational, with complementary skills in teaching, replicating, equipping, developing and mobilizing the next layer of leadership for advancement of the ministry. They will fully capture and exude the DNA of the church in all levels of ministry, to create a strong and sustainable family life ministry that extends to all of Calvary’s spheres of influence.


A master’s degree in counseling or related field required, while a doctoral degree in the field is preferred.

Candidate should have a counseling certification, or possess a willingness to obtain one.

The successful candidate’s scope of skills will include the following:

  • A strong networking ability.
  • Exceedingly intuitive with interpersonal skills.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to initiate and implement plans of action.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Cultivate and maintain a mature, collegial relationship with all staff members.
  • Cultivate a network of relationships with community and national leaders.
  • High energy and comfortable with challenging status quo.

About the Location:

Winston-Salem is the fifth largest city in North Carolina. U. S. News and World report ranked Winston Salem #37 out of 100 metro areas in the U S based on quality of life and job market. It is home to six colleges and universities, including Salem College, the longest, continually running women's college in the U.S., the prestigious Wake Forest University, and Winston-Salem State University. A leader in nanotechnology research, finance, and manufacturing, the city continues to build a diverse business base. In addition, Winston-Salem offers full enjoyment of all the four seasons, with moderate temperatures throughout the winter season. As the creator of the first arts council in the United States, it is known as the City of the Arts and Innovation, a title it maintains because of the variety of theaters and galleries in the area.