Chief of Staff to Senior Pastor at Friendship Baptist Church
Yorba Linda, CA

Friendship Baptist Church follows the guidelines provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the State of California COVID-19 guidelines. We continue to wear masks during worship services and practice social distance. We have installed multiple HEPA air purifiers throughout our sanctuary. Also, the sanctuary is sanitized following each worship service.  Moreover, many of our Bible Studies and administrative meetings are held via Zoom.

Chief of Staff Job Summary:

The role of the Chief of Staff (COS) is to drive the collective effectiveness of the Church leadership and its numerous ministries. Additionally, the COS is charged with ensuring the alignment of ministry and business operations with the overall vision and strategic direction of the Church. The Chief of Staff serves as the right-hand of the Senior Pastor and oversees the day-to-day business and ministry operations of the Friendship Baptist Church.

Essential Job Functions:  

  • Assist in the development and ensure implementation of the strategic plan.
  • Ensure the organizational structure aligns with the staff's tactical plan.
  • Identify needed processes and procedures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the staff.
  • Act as the primary administrative contact with the church leadership. Interact with FBC ministry directors, volunteers, and church members.
  • Demonstrate a deep commitment to the growth and protection of the FBC. Additionally, have a passion and commitment to building a cross-generational and multi-cultural church.

Operate as a shepherd leader who thrives in a second-in-command position. One who can generate, contribute to and maintain good team chemistry in an environment of constant change. A strong manager, team builder, and staff developer.

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Education Requirements: Master's degree in a ministry-related area, such as an M.Div. Three to 5+ years of successful business development, organizational strategy, and executive management experience in the for-profit or non-profit sector. Must be an ordained minister who can assist in conducting other pastoral duties as directed by the Senior Pastor.

Experience Requirements: Experience with strategic planning development. Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Database systems, and internet software. Excellent organizational skills. Strong analytical abilities. Creative and innovative thinking when addressing problem resolutions. Have a mature & aligned walk with Christ.

Salary and Benefits: Salary range is $70,000 -- $80,000; Health Insurance, Retirement Savings Plan, Moving Assistance, Housing Allowance, and Selected Training Expenses.

To apply for this position - Submit your Resume, Cover Letter, and three references to:        Position opens: June 28, 2021 ---  Close Date: Until position is filled.

Friendship Baptist Church Website: https/

Friendship Baptist Church is an equal opportunity employer committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.


Friendship Baptist Church
17145 Bastanchury Road
Yorba Linda, California 92886


Deacon Lawrence Gibbs
(714) 528-0990


Yorba Linda, CA
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Salary commensurate with experience
Ordained position
Exempt status
Creative Thinking
Critical Thinking
Team Building
Church Ministry