Reach Pastor (Pastoral Care)

Primary Purpose of Position:

A position leading the Reach Department at Transformation Church. This position is to oversee TC’s overall pastoral care ministry in order to offer God's healing to the TC family, as well as to intentionally look for ways to reach out into the community to offer God's healing.

Heart (Passions + Purpose):

  • Demonstrates a stable, mature Christian walk, reflecting the fruit of the Spirit (Gal 5:22-23)
  • Strong desire to maintain a healthy relationship with God that exemplifies a disciplined plan of personal worship to include: prayer, Bible study, and financial giving tithes and offering
  • Steward of both the church and your personal finances, relationships, time and health well
  • Maintain consistent relationship with and submit to the leadership of Lead Pastors
  • Emotional health and balance to handle multiple, fast-paced projects simultaneously
  • Passion to provide God's healing to those who come to TC and those out in the community

Hands (Responsibilities + Duties):

Oversight of Reach Department

  • Annually developing the departmental goals and objectives
  • Incorporating pastoral care into the ongoing organizational life of the organization for both staff and partners
  • Consistent assessment of teams and programs to ensure effectiveness of department
  • Lead a team in the development of infrastructure to insure the existence of a solid “care environment” for all church attendees, both ground and global
  • Create, maintain, and distribute a “pastoral care report” outlining services offered and progress made towards goals
  • Function as a member of the pastoral staff performing baptism services, weddings, funerals, hospital visits, etc. as part of a rotation schedule.

Strategic Leadership

  • Helps the Department Directors (DD) and their teams interpret, understand, and carry out the Lead Pastor’s vision and strategic intent
  • Tracks strategic initiatives by monitoring progress towards meeting goals and achieving benchmarks, analyzing data, ensuring follow-through on the part of key players, and sustaining momentum needed to drive these initiatives
  • Prepares and facilitates cross-departmental engagements to ensure organization objectives are achieved
  • Clarifying the urgency and priority of action items for department staff
  • Keeping track of all the decisions, action items, owners, and timelines agreed to in meetings for later follow-up
  • Manage division budget and stewardship of finances

Leadership Development

  • Coaching and development in leadership and organizational culture
  • Lead weekly team meetings (1:1 or group settings) in a timely fashion, with agenda in mind to include major announcements/updates and leadership development training, as needed
  • Overseeing the staffing, development, evaluation, and education of staff members of the Reach department
  • Quarterly reviews for all direct reports, including occasional Mile Markers, Performance Improvement Plans, and Corrective Action
  • All other duties, as needed

Head (Responsibilities + Duties):

  • Ordained or licensed as a pastor
  • At least 5 years of ministry experience
  • Exceptional tact and discretion with confidential information
  • Exemplary organizational skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to sudden changes and new initiatives
  • Coaching and Teaching Ability
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Vision and organizational skills necessary to work effectively within the context of a large church with multiple staff members and ministries
  • Trained and knowledgeable in the practice of biblical counseling and current in best practices of biblical counseling