We’re looking for a person with a mix of administrative and leadership capabilities combined with initiative, creativity, vision, and work ethic. The Connections Pastor will serve as the primary leader over First Impressions, Next Steps/Growth Track, and our Volunteer Teams. The Connections Pastor will also work alongside the Lead Pastor in serving as a general pastoral leader within our church community. Requirements - Fully aligned with the mission, vision, and values of Weston - A calling to pastoral ministry and servant leadership - Strong preaching and teaching skills (please provide links/samples) - Display a spiritual maturity, character, and lifestyle in accordance with ministry leadership. - A proven ability to build and lead volunteer teams - Ability to assess, develop, and lead discipleship and connection initiatives Responsibilities - Support and help execute the vision of the Lead Pastor - Assist the Lead Pastor in the overall leadership of Weston, ensuring the weekend experience is executed with excellence - Create systems and processes that further the church’s ministry objectives - Develop strong intake systems that ensure a successful assimilation experience for new people - Develop a holistic next steps strategy/growth track - Develop servant leaders and implement an infrastructure of cultural expectations - Align the ministries and departments of the church around the church’s core vision - Implement and Maintain the spirit of Weston while creating some intentional systems to handle the growth and expansion of Weston (Connect Groups) - Participate in pastoral duties as assigned by the Lead Pastor
- Strong verbal/written communication skills in both a public preaching/teaching role and in interpersonal relationships in a team setting. - Ability to recruit, envision, equip, and lead volunteers - Strong leadership skills, relating to vision and strategy - Excellent administrative and organizational skills relating to systems and strategies - Ability to Preach/Teach - Strong analytical skills coupled with the ability to respond with innovative ideas
Bible College degree is preferred.
- Previous ministry experience in related areas preferred - Leadership experience in either ministry or marketplace setting - Credentialed with the C.A.O.G. or P.A.O.C (or willingness to pursue)