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Northshore Baptist Church

Local Mission & Outreach Pastor

Northshore Baptist Church
Bothell, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 04/21/2009
Categories: Missions Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Pastor of Local Mission & Outreach
Northshore Baptist Church is a church of over 2300 located in Bothell, Washington, a Seattle suburb. We are seeking a Pastor of Local Mission & Outreach who will spiritually direct, lead, and champion local mission, outreach, and evangelism so that Northshore can fulfill its mission of “inviting the people of our world into the life-transforming community of Jesus.” The Pastor of Local Mission & Outreach will report to the Senior Pastor.

Primary Areas of Community Life Responsibility:
• Mission Team Leadership (25%)
o Lead and shepherd in partnership and collaboration out of an overflow of a deep and abiding relationship with the Risen Lord Jesus Christ
o Be the “champion” for mission, evangelism, and outreach at Northshore
o Serve as an integral member of the Ministry Management Team
o Lead the Mission Team (Pastor of Global Missions, Local Mission Ministry Assistant, & Global Mission Ministry Assistant)
o Develop annual ministry action plan with specific strategies, goals, and objectives for Northshore Local Mission
• Evangelism & Outreach (25%)
o Develop and implement church-wide evangelism and outreach strategies, training, and opportunities
o Develop and lead “seeker” program (class or small groups based) to help those exploring Jesus Christ
o Oversee Northshore’s Baptism ministry (in cooperation with Worship Ministry)
o Develop and lead new believer’s class as a first step for those who have entered into relationship with Jesus Christ
o Be a resource and influence for staff and congregation for evangelism, outreach, and local mission across Northshore’s ministries and ministry departments
o Develop and implement local and global “mission” opportunities for all Northshore Small Groups (in conjunction with Pastor of Community Life)
o Oversee and build relationships with Northshore’s local “mission” agencies that we support (e.g. Life Choices, Young Life, etc.)
• Local Impact Initiative (40%)
o Develop, implement, and lead a major, church-wide initiative to reach out to our local communities (Bothell, Woodinville, Kirkland, & Kenmore)
? Develop and deploy LII Leadership Team
? Develop and implement LII strategy
? Develop opportunities for over 500 Northshore people to be engaged in within first three years
o Develop relationships with local “mission” agencies and local mission leaders
• General Staff Responsibilities (10%):
o Lead and serve in a spirit of cooperation and collaboration with the entire leadership of Northshore (Overseers, Staff, Core Lay Leaders, etc.)
o Provide pastoral care (prayer, counseling, encouragement, etc.) to NSB body
o Participate as a leader and pastor in major Northshore Events as directed
o Officiate weddings, funerals, baptisms, communion as requested
o Execute other pastoral duties as assigned (preach, pastoral care, etc.)

The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree in Ministry, Biblical Studies, and/or Theology, 5+ years of ministry experience building a local mission and outreach ministry in a larger church (1000+), and have gifts in the areas of evangelism, leadership, and shepherding.

Compensation dependant on level of experience. No phone calls please. Email or mail cover letter and resume with position title “Pastor of Local Mission & Outreach” to:

Bette Hertzberg
Northshore Baptist Church
10301 NE 145th Street
Bothell, WA 98011