Grace Mennonite Church
|Church Description *|
|Grace’s future is bright and exciting. Theologically, Grace is a gospel centered, evangelical congregation with an Anabaptist orientation. Their mission is to expand our gospel influence by more intentionally equipping and sending every Christ follower into their neighborhoods, public schools, and jobs as missionaries and disciple makers. The vision of Grace Church includes launching an additional campus, tithing 10% of Grace’s budget to the 10/40 window, doubling their giving to fund the Great Commission, launching safe houses to rescue and restore vulnerable women and children, partnering with the Holmes and Wayne counties to adopt and foster every kid that needs a home, and to and see the original campus grow to 1200 people in worship.|
|Position Description *|
|Grace Church is seeking an Executive Pastor to partner with the Lead Pastor in Implementing Grace’s vision, mission and values. The Executive Pastor will work closely with the Lead Pastor and Director of Operations to ensure vision alignment, ministry accountability, goal setting and ongoing support. It is essential for potential candidates have a strong personal connection with Lead Pastor in order to understand and help clarify Grace’s vision and coach ministry leaders accordingly.
The Executive Pastor must be trustworthy, a multiplier, desire to grow personally, and cultivate behaviors and attitudes of a second chair leader (ie. humility, hunger, loyalty, passion, alignment, coachability). Strong candidates will have proven ability to cultivate optimism, inspire leaders toward vision and forecast ministry possibilities.
The Executive Pastor will also be a skillful leader who can provide accountability, encourage leaders and reinforce positive behavior. Ultimately, the Executive Pastor will serve as a coach, resource, team-builder and leadership champion to shape effective ministry strategies that align with and achieve Grace’s vision and mission.