Executive Pastor Resume Samples

An Executive Pastor is responsible for the operational and administrative aspects of the church. The job duties commonly listed on the Executive Pastor Resume are – leading strategic planning, human resources, finance, recruitment, and all functional activities to ensure alignment with the church’s vision and mission; facilitating annual strategic planning and budgeting, determining church population, and developing age-appropriate activities, leading church planning initiatives, fostering lasting relationships among other churches, preparing to report about church finances and operating activities.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – outstanding leadership skills, a proven track record of training church leaders, exemplary communication skills, the ability to develop a growing relationship with Jesus, and experience in managing a multi-site church. A bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Biblical studies is a common requirement.

Executive Pastor Resume example

Executive Pastor Resume

Summary : Executive Pastor is Organizing and led International Ministry Teams to Brazil and Canada, Using Leadership development; Vision/Mission development, Serving as primary liaison/conduit between staff and various ministries to LCC Elders and Governing Elder Board.

Skills : Quick-books Pro, Excel And Outlook, Bookkeeping, Mediation, Counselling, Management.

Description :

    1. Reported to the lead pastor of Frontier church.
    2. Oversaw the church staff and manage the ever-changing and ever-growing day-to-day operations of the church.
    3. Served the Lead Pastor in a way that humbly complements the Lead Pastor's weaknesses and allows him to work within his strengths.
    4. Enjoyed and excel at leading from behind the scenes.
    5. Organised the church's greatest resource for mission; people.
    6. Kept a focus on the entire flock, aligning people with priorities that they may discover their full potential in Christ.
    7. Managed the time and energies of 15-20 staff volunteers and key leaders.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate's


Executive Pastor Resume

Summary : Executive Pastor with 9 years of experience in supporting the Lead Pastor in accomplishing the overall vision and mission of the church through effective evaluation, discernment, decision making, and planning, Developing, empowering, and maximising people, creating systems of training, healthy accountability, and evaluation that are reproducible and scalable.

Skills : Staff Management, Preaching, Administration, Budget Management, Strong Presentation.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the preparation and administration of a multi-million dollar budget, assisting in setting and steering the vision of the church.
    2. Recruited and trained leaders for adult small group ministry, discipleship ministry and outreach ministry; approximately 120+ leaders.
    3. Led ministry staff and ministry strategic planning for, Preschool Ministry, Weekday Preschool Ministry, Children's Ministry, Student Ministry, and Missions Ministry.
    4. Performed Month-end closes, Payroll, Fund Accounting, and Produce Financials.
    5. Helped oversee church finances using the Quickbooks software system, which included establishing new employees into the payroll system and managing quarterly and yearly employee taxes.
    6. Developed and launched new small group strategy.
    7. Conducted direct face to face status updates with each senior staff member biweekly.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Science


Executive Pastor Resume

Summary : Executive Pastor with 8 years of experience in Supervising and managing accounting of tithes, offering, pledges and membership, Coordinating worship, the liturgical calendar, and managed the coordination, and upkeep of the church, Coordinating activities and developed new programs that increased efficiency and reduced cost by 60%.

Skills : Windows Server 2008, Networking.

Description :

    1. Crafted, implemented, and managed annual operating budget in collaboration with Ministry Staff, Finance Committee, Personnel Committee, and other ministry leaders.
    2. Led strategic staff planning, ministry initiatives, and facility usage.
    3. Managed ministry staff, Children's Ministry, Middle School Ministry and High School Ministry.
    4. Managed key support roles - Financial Manager/office and Maintenance Coordinator and staff.
    5. Led the opening and ongoing ministry of First Baptist Canton East Campus-a second location of First Baptist Canton.
    6. Coordinated internal and external communication strategies using outlets such as printed and online newsletters, website, constant contact and other social media resources.
    7. Negotiated and facilitated maintenance contracts for landscaping, HVAC, electrical, and additional facility maintenance needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Executive Pastor Resume

Summary : Executive Pastor with 7 years of experience in Leading, evaluating and mentoring existing church staff in their respective areas of ministry, Increasing the effectiveness of the lead team collectively and in their respective ministries, Creating, implementing, and evaluating key performance measures (KPMs) that provide the lead team and church staff with ongoing snapshots of specific goals and objectives for all ministry departments.

Skills : Administration, Music Performance, Preaching, Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Audition, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Completed 1040, 990 Corp return, 940 FUT and 941 Employers Quarterly Tax Returns.
    2. Prepared monthly financial statements and analysed results.
    3. Prepared weekly payroll and payroll tax reporting in Quick Books Software.
    4. Reviewed internal controls and coordinate annual and quarterly reviews and preparation of tax returns.
    5. Accounted and reported functions, including bookkeeping activities including A/P, A/R, inventories, and fixed assets.
    6. Incorporated the non-profit 501c3 New Life Church of Dixon.
    7. Incorporated the non-profit 501c3 Wee Rock Child Development Center DCFS licensed.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters In Divinity

Executive Pastor Resume

Headline : Accomplished and passionate individual with a solid history of achievement working with people. Motivating leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include communication, critical thinking, and conflict resolution.

Skills : Project Management, Graphic Design, Strategic Operatons, Software And Hardware Support, Management.

Description :

    1. Helped staff make goals and accomplish them.
    2. Assisted Lead Pastor and Executive Team accomplish strategic initiatives; limiting the realistic number of projects, seeing that they get finished, and maintaining an idea draw for possible future initiatives.
    3. Provided leadership and guidance in Strategic Operations Planning Process and development-completion of Action Initiative Plans (AIP's).
    4. Developed systems and processes to better understand how the organization should function.
    5. Used my project management background, we were able to work through various timelines and see them come to fruition.
    6. Implemented 2 different church management databases.
    7. Certified as a Strategic Operations facilitator and help manage change across the organization.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate's

Executive Pastor Resume

Summary : Executive Pastor with 5 years of experience in Supervising and managing accounting of tithes, offering, pledges and membership, Coordinating worship, the liturgical calendar, and managed the coordination, and upkeep of the church, Coordinating activities and developed new programs that increased efficiency and reduced cost by 60%.

Skills : Windows Server 2008, Networking.

Description :

    1. Crafted, implemented, and managed annual operating budget in collaboration with Ministry Staff, Finance Committee, Personnel Committee, and other ministry leaders.
    2. Led strategic staff planning, ministry initiatives, and facility usage.
    3. Managed ministry staff, Children's Ministry, Middle School Ministry and High School Ministry.
    4. Managed key support roles - Financial Manager/office and Maintenance Coordinator and staff.
    5. Led the opening and ongoing ministry of First Baptist Canton East Campus-a second location of First Baptist Canton.
    6. Coordinated internal and external communication strategies using outlets such as printed and online newsletters, website, constant contact and other social media resources.
    7. Negotiated and facilitated maintenance contracts for landscaping, HVAC, electrical, and additional facility maintenance needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Executive Pastor Resume

Headline : Executive Pastor professional, with extensive experience influencing people toward accomplishing a unique vision and goals, seeks a career that passionately accomplishes an honorable mission in the lives of people living in the local community. An organized, yet personable and likeable professional, will lend unique and invaluable presence to any organization.

Skills : Fundraising, Leadership Development, Leadership Training, Event Planning, Microsoft Office, Public Speaking, Workshop Facilitator, Promotion, Donor Relations, Donor Development.

Description :

    1. Served as the equipping pastor; promoted to executive pastor as church passed 700+ in weekly attendance.
    2. Developed, launched, executed and supervised extensive stewardship program with large growth in donorship: included digital giving, donor recognition and donor communication.
    3. Refined and managed church website.
    4. Developed and managed new church app incl.
    5. Developed HR functions including payroll and PTO.
    6. Refined and supervised volunteer recruitment initiative with 100+ volunteers.
    7. Redesigned and implemented new student ministry structure and format.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Divinity

Executive Pastor Resume

Objective : Executive Pastor with 3 years of experience in effectively balancing and managing resources (financial, facilities, and people) regarding the church vision and mission, Understanding the complexity of working in a multi-site church and understand, support, and demonstrate directional leadership.

Skills : Microsoft PowerPoint, Language - Korean, Language - Chinese, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Co-planted the church with 8 people and helped lead the church to 3 campuses in 3 cities with over 500 attenders and an annual budget over $500,000.
    2. Designed and implemented systems and structure to support the goals of the ever growing and evolving church.
    3. Provided significant input in vision casting and goal setting.
    4. Worked to consistently improve and maintain high morale both with the congregation and the staff through evaluations.
    5. Ensured staffing, facilities, and programs are appropriately and effectively aligned to best meet our strategic goals.
    6. Oversaw the hiring and evaluation of senior staff.
    7. Provided leadership to the pastoral staff in the design and implementation of their annual ministry plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Executive Pastor Resume

Summary : Over 25 years of experience in managing corporate and non-profit companies with multiple staff (20-35 employees). Extensive experienced in working for and reporting to CEO's, independent business owners, and board of directors. Independent business owner who understands the challenges and pressures of owning and operating a small business.

Skills : Leadership & Team Development. Product Presentation.

Description :

    1. Founded and developed the church and its subsequent ministries: Developed overall vision, mission statement, and strategy for the church.
    2. Oversaw the build-out of a fully functional and modern 26,000 sq. facility that incorporated all the various departments of the church, including youth, children and food pantry.
    3. Developed illustrated messages to effectively communicate to the congregation and community.
    4. Created integrated leadership teams for pastoral team, adult, youth and children's departments.
    5. Led newly formed teams to have a larger regional and global impact: Incorporated modern media to communicate with the congregation and greater community.
    6. Led teams for international aid work to Asia, Europe and Africa.
    7. Developed community outreach programs that met the needs of the community both spiritually and materially.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Ongoing In Theology

Executive Pastor Resume

Objective : Executive Pastor is Collaborating with the Service Production Team to create and plan engaging weekend services, Overseeing all worship elements for weekend services, Implementing the vision of the Executive Teaching Pastor and Creative Pastor for weekend services.

Skills : Management, Communication, Leadership, Leadership Development, Administration.

Description :

    1. Created structure for key departments and identified, developed and trained leaders in those departments.
    2. Created vision through forward thinking and inspired a staff of more than 100 volunteers to serve that vision.
    3. Developed character, emotional health, and counselled Jr High through College age members of the church.
    4. Created and delivered weekly messages to 60-85 youth and administered all areas of youth ministries and oversaw all IT needs for the Church.
    5. Created, marketed, promoted and directed the first annual Shift Youth Conference with close to 300 youth in attendance.
    6. Grew the Youth Ministry from 40 youth to over 80 youth in less than 2 years Planned, organized, and directed several multi-church youth events in the area by establishing relationships with church leadership throughout the Des Moines area.
    7. Created a Ministry Fair, similar to a job fair to increase the volunteer base in the church with great success.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration