Pastor of Connections and Church-Planting

Rooftop Church
Job Type
Campus Pastor, Discipleship & Small Groups, Guest Experience
St. Louis, MO
Salary Details
Competitive Compensation & Salary. Retirement program after two years.
Contract Type
Closing Date
Rooftop Church is hiring for a Pastor of Connections and Church-Planting!

Job Description

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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


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


  • 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.


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


  • Please submit your application through MinistryHub

Organization 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. 

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