Online Campus Pastor

Campus Pastor
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Online Campus Pastor

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The role of the Online Campus Pastor is to oversee the life and direction of the Free Chapel Online Campus under the direction and leadership of the Executive Pastor. This will require a firm grasp of the beliefs, values and strategy of Free Chapel and the ability to align staff and key volunteer leadership teams with its mission, vision and values. The Online Campus Pastor will offer pastoral leadership to the online campus. The Online Campus Pastor will also ensure that the systems, practices and policies of the online church responsibly and effectively support its ministry activities and strategy.


  • Strategic Leadership and Planning: Responsible for championing Free Chapel’s vision and values at the online location. The Campus Pastor will lead the online campus in accomplishing goals and action plans established by the Free Chapel leadership team. This leadership and input will be provided through many activities including:
    • Implementing intentional staff meetings to clarify and execute online campus goals and objectives.
    • Monitoring and reporting the pulse of the online congregation through research, analytics and evaluation of attendance, giving, small group participation, volunteer engagement, etc.
    • Ensuring staffing and volunteer strategies are appropriately and effectively aligned to best meet strategic goals.
    • Managing online campus budget and providing oversight and direction in the large variety of financial functions of the church including: vision campaigns, etc.
    • Fulfilling other pastoral duties or other tasks which might not be considered part of the normal job description.
  • Oversight of Online Campus: Responsible for ensuring that all online worship experiences are executed with excellence. The Online Campus Pastor displays excellent communication skills, the ability to make sound decisions, high level networking and relational strengths that enhance each online worship experience. These objectives are accomplished by:
    • Oversight of live/on-demand worship experiences
    • Online features strategy and execution
  • Staff + Volunteer Leadership and Development: Provides leadership to the online campus staff and volunteer teams. The Online Campus Pastor will recruit, lead, evaluate and mentor existing staff and volunteers in their respective areas of ministry and prioritize future staffing needs. Includes the following responsibilities:
    • Building and supervising the campus staff leadership team as it relates to day-to-day ministry and operational activities.
    • Overseeing the training and development of online campus leadership team.
    • Empowering online campus staff and volunteer leaders to execute the online campus vision and strategy.
    • Providing coaching to the staff in the execution of all church ministries including periodically evaluating appropriate changes to organizational structure to reflect online ministry strategy.
  • FC College
    • Able to work with and incorporate FC College students into weekly planning and volunteer rotations.
    • Lead a two hour practicum twice a week with FC College students.
    • Participate in semi-monthly planning for FC College Practicums and Student Life.


  • Must be a team builder able to develop and execute multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must have an entrepreneurial spirit and be a self starter
  • Strong communication skills are needed
  • Knowledge of broadcasting, social media, web, modern digital communication
  • Ability to interface with production and digital departments
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to build relationships with volunteers and staff
  • Must have an understanding and passion for building an online campus