Pastor of Connections and Church-Planting at Rooftop Church
St. Louis, MO

Rooftop Church

Job Description: Pastor of Connections and Church-Planting

October 2022

Job Responsibilities and Description

 

General Description

Rooftop Church is a medium-sized church in an inner suburb of St. Louis, MO. We are an interdenominational Christian church rooted in Biblical orthodoxy but also valuing humility, honesty, and humor. The Rooftop Pastor of Connections and Church-Planting is a full-time paid ministerial position. The Pastor of C&CP will work with the members of Rooftop to help them achieve their potential as saints and missionaries in their families and communities. The Pastor of C&CP will also lead 1-2 important church ministries, and help the staff and elders lead and guide the church. Finally, the Pastor of C&CP will work with the elders to ready Rooftop to start another site-church at a location TBD.

 

Connections

Meet with visitors and shepherd them through the connections process.
Build and oversee Connections team and process, which supports visitors as they get involved in the church. This includes responding to inquiries and overseeing the automated connections process.
Lead regular newcomers get-togethers and workshops to help visitors take their next steps into the church.
Assess Rooftop’s connectability culture and recommend changes to help us be an accessible and connecting place.
Work with the Director of Outreach and Communications to integrate new visitors into the life of Rooftop.
Church-Planting

Work with the elders to develop a timeline and plan to start a site-church at another location.
Build a core group of Rooftoppers to help launch the site.
Under the leadership of the Lead Pastor, lead the site-church to health and possible independence.
Additional

Preach occasionally as needed and gifted.
Lead a small group.
Lead 1-2 additional key ministries, including Young Adults and possibly a ministry for seniors.
Assist the staff in the general execution of ministry goals
Maintain regular presence in office as requested by the LP.
Meet with church elders as requested by the elders for purposes of encouragement, prayer, support, and accountability.
Meet with LP and staff weekly for purposes of communication, development and discipleship.
Be available to preach occasionally or regularly, according to needs and giftedness.
Development

Pursue personal development opportunities (through prayer, reading and mentoring) to grow in wisdom and ability to service more effectively as a Christian leader and pastor.
Seek out professional development opportunities to grow in key gifts: leadership, teaching, etc.
Continue reading and studying as a leader of God’s people.
Congregational Life

Remain involved in the life of the congregation through social functions and attendance at all fourth-floor Rooftop events and as many other events as possible.
Remain committed to the purpose and values of the church: teaching, worship, evangelism, community, service and prayer.
Integrity

Model Christian maturity in personal, family, and professional life.
Qualifications

Completion of bachelor-level theological and ministry education. Masters-level preferred.
Passion for youth and children’s ministry, and some experience leading either of these ministries preferred.
High sociability and love for people, and able to connect with all kinds of people across the demographic spectrum.
Organized and responsible and a track record of strong and effective leadership.
History of submission to church leaders and elders.
Reputation for integrity, servanthood, spiritual fervor, and emotional maturity.
An overall eagerness to learn and grow.
Honest and forthcoming concerning patterns of sin and past history.
Committed to basic Christian theology and Rooftop’s Statement of Faith.
Committed to Rooftop’s purpose, practices, and personality as a church.
Salary

Competitive Compensation & Salary. Retirement program after two years.
Contact

Submit a resume and cover letter and be prepared to
1-2 letters of recommendation.
A list of 4-5 references with email contacts.

Address

Rooftop Church
9217 Gravois Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63123

Contact

Paul Mueller

[email protected]

Website

rooftop.org

Location
St. Louis, MO
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
Pay rate
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Communication
Counseling
Mentoring
Industries
Church Ministry