Why We Love This Opportunity *
Atlantic Shores is near the beach – cool and casual – but it’s far from laid back when it comes to pastoral leadership in ministry. They’ve rebuilt their staff over the past few years and are now bringing on a new Executive Pastor and Children’s Pastor to round out the team and raise the bar on disciple making. Atlantic Shores needs a gifted, passionate, inspiring, and servant-hearted leader who can provide strategic oversight and implementation to all the churches ministries and it’s operations. The ideal candidate will have ministry education and experience that demonstrates a personal calling and articulate philosophy of ministry, so they can help lead Atlantic Shores into the preferable future.
Church or Org Description *
From the moment you walk into Atlantic Shores Baptist Church, you know you’re welcome and invited to connect with God and others in Christ-centered community. Founded in 1981, Atlantic Shores grew from one family to a large church with an emphasis on outreach, discipleship, strong family values, and community. Today, this 38-year-old church with SBC affiliation is located at one of Virginia Beach’s busiest intersections. Author, radio Bible teacher, and Lead Pastor Dr. Ron Jones brings a depth and dedication around disciple making that inspires, equips, and propels people into ministry. Each weekend, 750-900 participants engage in worship and teaching across three Sunday services. Something Good Radio with Dr. Ron Jones also airs five times per day on local radio stations, drawing in first time guests to the church weekly.
Atlantic Shores Baptist Church has ministries for people of all ages, stages and walks of life who desire to know, love, and serve Christ together. Shores Kids, Shores Students, and Life Groups gather each weekend and midweek. To take ministries and the church to the next level, Atlantic Shores is bringing on an Executive Pastor that will equip and empower people to gather, grow, give and go in grace-filled community!
Position Description *
General Position Description
Working under the sole direction of the Lead Pastor who provides ministry vision and direction, and in cooperation with the elder body, the Executive Pastor at Atlantic Shores Baptist Church is a high-capacity leader who loves God and people, and provides strategic oversight and implementation to all church ministries and operations in a way that creates efficient means to fulfill the mission of the church to glorify God by making disciples of Jesus Christ who go and make disciples.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
-Meet regularly with the Lead Pastor to clarify and monitor the implementation of the church mission, vision, and strategy.
-Manage and oversee the implementation all ministry activities to encourage the church family to gather (worship), grow (discipleship), give (ministry), and go (evangelism) within a grace-filled community (fellowship).
-Manage and oversee the work of all staff members, meeting regularly with and providing leadership to them in a way that helps them produce ministry results.
-Attend and lead the weekly Ministry Team meeting.
-Attend and participate in monthly meetings of the Elder Board
-Manage and oversee the business office.
-Manage and oversee all legal, insurance, corporation, business, and facility operations.
-Manage and oversee staff reviews