Campus Pastor at Advent Presbyterian Church
Arlington, TN

Job Summary:

The Arlington Campus Pastor will be the on-site lead and shall serve at the Advent Arlington Campus. They will model Advent Presbyterian Church's DNA with a shepherd's heart.

Campus Pastor Profile:

Fits Advent DNA

  • People over program
  • Passionate relational faith over perfect theology
  • Ascribes to the EPC Essentials
  • Active, moving and energetic approach to ministry
  • Warm, relaxed, informal and a sense of humor

Shepherd's Heart with Strong Relational Skills

  • Actively connects with people outside and inside the church
  • Does “contact work” - invites and checks-in on people
  • Handles conflict well
  • High capacity for relationships (not just a few deep friendships)
  • Chooses Starbucks with friends over reading and study
  • Ability to counsel people through life’s adversities
  • Pastoral shepherd that walks with people through life

Team Builder/Team Player

  • Understands the value of and practices ministry by team
  • Recruits, trains, and leads teams successfully
  • History of building both staff and volunteer teams
  • Ability to develop team leaders and willingness to empower them
  • Willing to listen, accept input and directions from others
  • Knows how to work with others to achieve results; plays team ball

Excellent Communicator of Vision and DNA

  • Able to transfer church culture & vision from the platform, interpersonally and digitally
  • Though they may preach some, this is not a primary preaching role

Implementor

  • Takes initiative
  • Driven to execute and deliver
  • Works through adversity
  • Has consistently led active ministries - always working to grow, improve, build

Prioritizes Evangelism and Neighborhood Engagement

  • Willing to live in Arlington, TN and to invest in Arlington as a whole family
  • Has a desire to see people come to faith and demonstrates it through actions and relationships
  • Builds relationships with people not in the church

Buys in to our Church, our model and our vision

  • Willing to lead from a 2nd chair
  • Desire to effectively carry out the church’s mission wins over desire to be a primary preacher or creator of vision

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Provide leadership to staff and volunteers at the Arlington Campus including the recruiting and raising up key leaders who oversee core ministries
  • Oversee the team of campus ministry leads (core ministry pillars, e.g., Children, Students, Worship, First Impressions, etc.)
  • Provide oversight and execution of weekend experience; connect relationally with the congregation and leadership; provide up-front leadership and communication; preach occasionally
  • Provide pastoral care to campus including crises, weddings, funerals, etc.
  • Coordinate/plan/execute campus specific community initiatives
  • Oversee campus budget
  • Ensure campus specific ministries are developed and that leaders are equipped, resourced and fully aligned with Advent Presbyterian ministry philosophy; participate on a regular basis with overall staff team
  • Work closely with central ministry leaders to ensure excellence and effectiveness across ministry areas
  • Participate in staff meetings, providing up-to-date information about Advent Arlington Campus
  • Keep the Executive Director thoroughly informed of staff accomplishments, concerns and future plans

Qualifications & Education Requirements: 

  • Some seminary
  • 3-5 years’ experience in multi-staff church or equivalent
  • Ordained in the EPC, or willing to be ordained in the EPC or network that affirms EPC essentials

https://epc.org/about/beliefs/

Other Skills, Knowledge and Special Abilities:

The successful candidate must be a fully devoted Christ-follower, called and dedicated to and fully be supportive of the ministry of Advent Presbyterian Church and its leadership team; This individual’s commitment to Christ will be evidenced in their personal life, family relationships, and ministry

We follow all protocols set fort by Shelby County, TN

Address

Advent Presbyterian Church
1879 N Germantown Parkway
CORDOVA, Tennessee 38016

Contact

Alan Bugg
9017556290
alan.bugg@adventpres.com

Website

www.adventpres.com

Location
Arlington, TN
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
40-50
Pay rate
Negotiable
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Coaching Individuals
Encouragement
Interpersonal
Pastoral
Team Building
Industries
Church Ministry