Campus Ministries Pastor

Grace Bible Church
Job Type
Campus Pastor
College Station
Salary Details
$55-70,000 depending on qualifications. Benefits include health ins premiums pd, exp acct, 403(b)
Contract Type
Hours per Week
Closing Date
To provide pastoral, equipping, and organizational leadership and assistance for the Southwood campus of Grace Bible Church with focus and oversight of multiple campus ministries.

Job Description

Job Title: Campus Ministries Pastor (Southwood)

Reports to: Teaching Pastor (Southwood)

Employment Status: Full-time (40+ hours)

Sunday Hours: Required Staff

Classification: Ministerial

Compensation Basis: Exempt

Job Purpose: To provide pastoral, equipping, and organizational leadership and assistance for one of the campuses of Grace Bible Church with focus and oversight of Adult Ministries, including Congregational Care.


Teaching Pastor

? Partner with Teaching Pastor to incorporate the church’s mission, vision and values in the campus and surrounding community

? Partner with Teaching Pastor in leadership of campus staff team, including regular staff meetings

? Assist with Sunday morning services including announcements, Elder prayer, baby dedications, baptisms, and preaching, as requested

? Partner with Teaching Pastor and campus Elder team leader to plan and inform campus Elder team meetings


Campus Ministries

? Implement and oversee strategic plans for all applicable ministries at the campus

? Identify, recruit, develop, manage, and coach key ministry leaders

? Assist Campus Executive Manager with assimilation, membership, discipleship pathway, and leadership pipeline, as needed

? Recruit, train and empower Southwood Deacons, as needed

? Cast vision, promote, and provide input and care for campus ministries


Adult Ministries

? Partner with Women’s Coordinator in oversight and development of adult small group strategies with focus on engagement of lay leadership

? Assist in equipping electives (Discover Your Ministry, Evangelism Training, Discipleship Pathway)

? Help develop strategies and materials for training staff, leaders, and congregants in:

o Congregational care and counseling

o Small group dynamics, leadership, shepherding, and multiplication

o Life skills: marriage, parenting, conflict resolution, stewardship

? Oversee implementation of church-wide offerings at the campus by recruiting leaders, promoting opportunities, seeking out new opportunities based on campus needs, and protecting policies and procedures (including weddings, funerals, counselor referrals, etc). Congregational Care

? Equip staff and other leaders (including Elders, Deacons and lay volunteers) in congregational care skills (counseling, visitation, conducting weddings and funerals, baptisms, benevolence, etc.)

? Develop and equip campus staff and lay leaders for congregational care needs (funerals, meals, bereavement, visitation, counseling follow-up, etc.)

? Oversee delegation and administration for funerals, weddings, visitation, and prayer ministry

? Oversee and provide expertise to the administration of counseling referrals and PIN requests

? Oversee the administration of Minister-of-the-Day strategy, implementation, and training


Church-Wide Initiatives

? Coordinate with cross-campus staff to collaborate, evaluate, strategize, and implement ministry initiatives

? Provide ministry expertise to assigned department staff, as needed

? Provide leadership, input, and support to church-wide initiatives


Community Partnerships

? Alongside Teaching Pastor, evaluate and select two external community outreach partners

? Oversee communication of outreach partnerships to staff, key lay leaders, and congregation

? Provide leadership for community outreach opportunities with approved partners

? Support specific outreach events (ex. Block Parties) via key lay leaders

? Provide follow-up strategy, opportunities, and accountability to leaders of outreach events


General Patorial duties

? Model Grace Bible Church’s mission, vision, values and a lifestyle of personal discipleship at work and in the community

? Attend leadership, campus, and team meetings

? Attend Pastor/Minister retreats

? Attend Elders meetings, as needed

? Be available for counseling and Minister of the Day (MOD)

? Teach in worship services or small group setting, as needed

? Perform weddings, dedications, baptisms, visitations, and funerals as needed and requested

? Attend other church events, as needed


Other duties, as assigned Qualifications:

? Meets Elder character qualifications (1 Tim. 3; Titus 1) including healthy marriage and family, as applicable

? Seminary graduate (minimum MA, preferably Th.M.)

? Minimum 10 years’ experience in general ministry leadership preferred

? Minimum 6 years’ full-time experience in this/related field preferred

? Ability to effectively lead team toward quality decision-making and implementation of vision

? Ability to mentor and train staff and ministry leaders

? 5 years staff/team leadership experience preferred, with demonstrated effectiveness and a teachable spirit

? Experienced in personal discipleship

? Effective interpersonal, pastoral, and relational skills

? Ordained minister

? GBC Church member (as soon as practical after joining staff)

? Theological perspective that is grace-oriented

? Committed to the Constitution, Doctrinal Statement, Mission, Values, and Vision

? Good communicator in a wide variety of settings, including teaching of theology

? Demonstrated ability to submit to and implement policies decided by the Board of Elders

Organization Description

Our Mission — As a church, we believe that God is calling us to expand our capacity to help people find and follow Jesus in our own community and throughout the world… We do so, by living out the Great Commandment (Matthew 22:37-39) while participating in the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20). 

Our Vision — The unique vision God has giving Grace Bible Church can be summarized in one word: “multiplying.” —To multiply disciple-makers and multiply multiplying churches in a setting following a university/family model…  and Grace became One church in Four locations in the Bryan/College Station area.

Our Values — Our organizational values have historically been referred to as “Our Pillars”. This is our DNA as a church:

  • GOD'S WORD: We are a church that emphasizes the knowledge of, passion for, and obedience to God’s Word.
  • GOD'S GRACE: We are a church committed to the power of God’s grace to transform our lives as we abide in Jesus Christ and allow His Spirit to work in us.
  • GOD'S PEOPLE: We believe that college students are a strategically important constituency that God has placed before us. At the same time, we are a church that views mature adults/families as the foundation through whom we reach university students, our community and the nations.
  • GOD'S WORLD: We are a church sacrificially dedicated to world missions - this has remained true since its foundation in 1965, and is reflected in our staffing, our budget, and in the use of our facilities.
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