Church Planter / Campus Pastor

Grace Church
Lansing, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 07/02/2018
Categories: Church Planter
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Grace Church is an 8.5 year old multi-site church in two locations - Ann Arbor (est. 2009) and Canton, Michigan (est. 2015), with a third location launching this fall - committed to fulfilling the Great Commission through multisite, church planting and social entrepreneurship (business as mission),

We are seeking a high capacity leader to launch a new Grace Church location primarily focused on reaching unchurched / dechurched students, young professionals, and families in East Lansing. The candidate will initially participate in a 6-12 month residency at our original location (Ann Arbor) to learn and champion the DNA (mission, vision, values, systems, structures) of Grace Church before launching the new church near the campus of Michigan State University. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualties:

  • Passionate relationship with Christ and demonstrated emotional maturity
  • Proven track record of starting new ventures and multiplying leaders
  • Highly entrepreneurial with strong work ethic, requiring minimal supervision
  • Theologically trained and missionally-minded
  • Effective verbal communication ability combined with winsome social skills
Send cover letter, resume, picture, and preaching video / audio to
Church planting / campus pastor experience highly recommended...if not, church planting training / bootcamp, and/or church planting assessments results (ISA, Ridley, Multiply, Acts 29 etc) a must, if you want to be considered. Include results of any church planting assessments along with any personality / strengths profile results (DISC, Enneagram, Myers-Briggs, StrengthsFinders, Portrait Systems etc).
Fine print: This is probably obvious, but do not send a generic cover letter that you've prepared for 100 other churches. Tell us why you think this particular opprtunity aligns with your calling and passion, or you will not be considered. Do not send directly via, or you will not be considered. Eighty percent of applicants indiscriminately send us their information without reading these simple instructions, which automatically disqualifies them as a candidate. We're looking for someone with the unique qualities of being a hungry go-getter, a humble team player, and someone who can think strategically and "make things happen" through other people.
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