Campus Pastor
Vale Church

Peoria, Illinois

Vale Church represents one of the most exciting next level opportunities in the Midwest. Pastor Ted Max and his team have built a culture of authenticity, integrity, honesty and a relentless commitment to pursuing Kingdom R.O.I. in all that they do. Going to work is the best part of their staff’s day, and they love doing ministry together. Their church is going to the next level not only in their home base of Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, but now, with the renovation of a 30,000 sq foot facility in Peoria, multi-site is on the horizon and the future is bright indeed.

The Campus Pastor who is brought into this team is going to have a blast taking the prevailing culture of Vale Church into a brand new community. Vale Church, Peoria, launches in Fall 2018 and they are searching for the leader who will take their vision forward.

Church Description
Vale Church is a dynamic church birthed in Bloomington, Illinois. It is a church with 60+ year roots that has experienced explosive growth over the past four years. Vale Church is a church on the move. On an average weekend, you will experience a welcoming environment, engaging teaching, and excellent worship. Since 2013 Vale Church has been making huge strides to reinvent and redefine itself within the community. It has seen tremendous growth and dramatic impact on people’s lives.

Vale Church is known in the community for its missional philosophy. The staff is young and eager. This church is doing what others will not do in their community to reach those others will not reach. They believe reaching their community goes beyond our 4 walls and actually means getting their hands dirty to reach our community. Vale Church partners with several Christian organizations in town to reach people in ways that alone Vale could not reach. It is not about making Vale’s name great, but about making Jesus known. And now Vale Church is expanding its ministry endeavors 45 minutes west into the city of Peoria, the largest city along the Illinois River.

Position Description 
The role of the Campus Pastor is to oversee the life and direction of Vale Peoria location under the direction and leadership of the Lead Pastor. This will require a firm grasp of the beliefs, values, and strategy of Vale Church and the ability to align staff and key leadership teams with its mission, vision, and values. The Campus Pastor will offer pastoral leadership to the campus. The Campus Pastor will also ensure that the systems, practices, and policies of the church responsibly and effectively support its ministry activities.

The Campus Pastor will be responsible for:

  • Modeling Biblical Principles
  • Strategic Leadership & Planning
  • Oversight of the Campus Worship Experience
  • Must be a self-starter and quick problem solver
  • Lead and the Execution of First Impressions(Guest Service Ministry)
  • Lead and the Execution of Volunteer Involvement
  • Oversight of Budget
  • Reporting to the Lead Pastor

Gifts & Attributes:

  • Spiritual Maturity
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Team Building
  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Ownership


  • Committed follower of Christ with a passion for God’s Word and His people
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably ministry-related, or extensive relevant experience
  • 7-10 years ministry experience and a track record of success

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