Campus Pastor


Colonial Presbyterian Church, EPC

Overland Park, KS USA

Colonial Presbyterian Church is seeking an experienced pastor to lead our Overland Park campus.

Reports to: Executive Director of Ministry and Programs. (Dotted line to Lead Pastor)
Member of: Management Team, Session, Campus Council
Supervises: Ministry Directors (Children’s Ministry, Connection, Student), Receptionist/Admin Support
Collaborative Relationship: Worship Leader, Central Ministries, Pastor in Charge of Parish Model Ministry


• Leads the campus to embrace and accomplish a unified vision (campus and church wide)
• Thinks strategically and takes creative, focused initiative
• Works with each ministry area to define their goals in light of our mission and vision
• Collaborates with the elders to address campus issues and needs

• Responsible for selecting, developing, encouraging, and directing the staff
• Fosters a cohesive staff which functions efficiently and effectively
• Exemplifies and champions the Staff Core Values
• Delegates and then follows up
• Demonstrates and expects a willingness to help in areas that fall outside normal boundaries when
needed, i.e., creates a ‘get it done’ mindset in your team

• Assures proper pastoral care is provided including counseling and visitation
• Develops relationships and ministers to the congregation
• Prays regularly for visitors, attendees, members, and staff
• Responsible for a quality, life-enhancing corporate worship experience – from entry to exit
• Develops disciples
• Fulfills traditional pastoral functions including weddings and funerals
• Assists in worship services and preaches as directed.

• Represents Colonial within the community and equips the congregation to reach the local
neighborhoods with the Gospel
• Builds bridges with other congregations and ministries

• Responsible for budget development and management oversight for all ministry areas
• In cooperation with facilities staff, assures the facilities are well maintained and inviting
• Oversees the administrative support staff
• Responsible for Campus security and Campus adherence to Sexual Abuse Awareness protocols in
cooperation with Central staff leadership.

• Develops and oversees execution of a neighborhood penetration ministry plan
• Seek to shepherd, sustain and grow existing community members inside and outside site
proximity via a “shepherd” model.
• Make the firm choice to expect & seek long-term site community replenishment & growth from
families within geographic proximity of our OP site. Commit to go DEEP in understanding,
ministering and leading in our OP site communities.
• Supports and strongly encourages participation in groups
• Gives priority to developing lay leaders and continually looking for ways to deploy them in ministry
based upon their spiritual and natural gifts.

I. Faith & Gifting
• Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and seeks to be led by the Spirit.
• Possesses a lifestyle of Christian maturity, integrity, and discipline
• Possess the gifts of leadership, discernment, pastor/teacher, administration
• Be active in a Small Group

II. Experience & Education
• Pastoral experience in a dynamic church environment
• A bachelor’s and seminary master’s degree
• Ordained (or willing to be) as a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the EPC
• Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office applications

III. Personal Traits
• Must be winsome, fun, and a person others enjoy being around
• Must communicate well – be inspiring, warm, and engaging
• Demonstrates ability to effectively network with people and resources
• Possess a servant’s heart and humility
• Demonstrates a passion for seeking and sharing the Gospel with the lost
• Adept at conflict resolution and team building
• Keeps confidentiality
• Is fiercely loyal to the vision and leadership of the church
• Ability to consistently complete duties and responsibilities in a timely manner
• Must be a team player and willing to follow the leadership of the Executive Team

• This is a full-time position. Flexibility will be required depending on ministry events and needs.

Please apply through the link on our website:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tim Madderom, chair of our Pastor Nominating Committee at [email protected]

Handout: OP-Campus-Pastor-August-2022-1.pdf