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Lead Pastor

Gulf Community Church
Naples, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 08/21/2017
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Campus Pastor
Reports to: Leadership Team
Start Date: To be determined by availability of final candidate

Context: Gulf Community Church was formed in November 2015 by a core group of local families in Naples, Florida. They saw the need for a different kind of church – one that unchurched people love to attend. Having attended or volunteered at North Point Community Church in Atlanta, Georgia previously, the group was immediately attracted to North Point’s model and committed to its mission: to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. The Naples group banded together with the idea of launching a North Point Partner Church. We leased a movie theater, formed a guest services team, and started to grow in attendance and finances. We’re seeking a Campus Pastor to lead our church in our vision, mission, and strategy.

Short Job Description/Purpose Statement: To provide leadership and direction to the mission of Gulf Community Church; to inspire, empower, and equip people to personally engage in our mission, vision, and strategy; to create an irresistible church in and for our community.

Overall Responsibilities:

• As Campus Pastor, be the primary lead

visionary/communicator (not the primary Sunday worship

• Effectively cast vision of the Gulf Community Church

strategy to volunteers, church attenders, and the Naples

• Develop the organizational structures and systems to

execute on the church mission and strategy.
• Oversee the orchestration and evaluation of church and

family ministry environments (see the North Point

philosophy of ministry regarding ministry environments). • Equip, inspire, and encourage volunteers through training,

resources, and accountability with a commitment to create

a culture of excellence.
• Ensure wise stewardship in financial arenas (fundraising,

giving, and spending).
• Network with influencers in the Naples community for

overall spiritual impact.
• Oversee the Pastoral Care needs of the church by

connecting to and referring to community resources for

counseling and support.
• Coordinate with North Point Partners to ensure

organizational direction, alignment, and communication.
• Personally model our mission, strategy, values, and ministry

practices while continuously pursuing personal growth: spiritually, emotionally, socially, mentally, professionally and in leadership development.


• Christ-like character, ministry leadership competencies, and

cultural fit within the Naples and Gulf Community Church

• Master of Divinity degree from an accredited seminary or

school of theology.
• A sense of God’s call to serve at Gulf Community Church.

• Training and experience in leading/managing people

including: emotional intelligence, verbal/written communication, networking, managing systems/processes, strategic planning, organization, vision casting, professionalism, problem solving, and delegation.

• A heart for reaching the unchurched with a focus on family ministries as the primary strategy.

• An entrepreneurial drive with a pioneering spirit to establish

Gulf Community Church through the normal stages of

organizational development.
• Humility to lead when not in charge with a servant

leadership perspective.
• Ability to balance results and relationships

• Self-awareness to know the appropriate work-life balance.