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Mountain Life Church

Executive Pastor


Park City, Utah

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Snapshot

Denomination: Evangelical Free Church of America - EFCA

Weekly Attendance: 700

Location: Park City, Utah

The Role: The Executive Pastor will oversee all administrative and financial affairs of the Church and work closely with the Senior Pastor and other members of the Executive team to implement Mountain Life Church's vision and values. 

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Meet Mountain Life Church:

Mountain Life Church began in the summer of 1992 with four families who saw a need for a solid, Bible-teaching church in the greater Park City area. Their humble beginnings led them to rent space at Carden Christian Academy (now Park City Day School) to meet for Sunday services. After a year of meeting together, the church hired Pastor Scott Fine to lead Mountain Life as its first full-time pastor. After meeting in rented space for 10 years, Mountain Life built and moved into our current facility on Silver Creek Road in January 2002. The church has grown in many ways since our humble beginnings as a small core group in 1992.

  • We have a church where community and connection is in our core DNA.

  • We foster an environment in which we learn together how God’s Word applies directly to our everyday lives.

  • We have a diverse and talented team of full- and part-time staff.

  • On any given weekend, our attendance is 700+!

  • We have fun and exciting Kids and Student Ministries teaching the next generation about Jesus.

  • We have more than 30 adult Life Groups helping us grow spiritually, care for each other and have a Kingdom impact.

  • We support 9 missionaries/agencies and have meaningful global partnerships with organizations in Haiti, Indonesia, South Africa and Nepal.

  • We regularly send short-term mission teams all around the world to be the hands and feet of Jesus.

  • We are on mission to advance God’s kingdom in Park City, our region and the world by multiplying fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.

 

About the Executive Pastor:

Ready for your next Kingdom challenge?  We are looking for a strategic leader that has business, church, or not-for-profit management experience and acumen with a pastoral heart to join us in this exciting chapter of our Church’s history.

The Executive Pastor is a member of the Senior Pastor’s Executive Team and will oversee all administrative and financial affairs of the Church. Under the leadership of the Senior Pastor, the Executive Pastor will contribute to the pursuit of our mission to “Bring people into a life changing relationship with Jesus Christ and to develop in them a heart full of passion for God and compassion for people.”  This role will work closely with the Senior Pastor and other members of the Executive team to implement our vision and values. 

Key responsibilities include oversight of all day to day operations, including staff, financial reporting, facilities, marketing, IT, legal, and HR. Working under the Senior Pastor, the Executive Pastor assumes the role of Chief of Staff to help implement the Senior Pastors mission and vision for the Church, coaching and leading staff to appropriate success within their roles.

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The Executive Pastor Will: 

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Senior Pastor to implement mission and vision.

  • Set objectives and key deliverables to the Church Staff; monitor and evaluate progress.

  • Demonstrate solid support for Senior Pastor.

  • Direct and manage all financial, operational, legal, administrative, IT, and HR affairs of the Church.

  • Lead, equip, develop, and train staff in key areas of personal development.

  • Champion a healthy and high-performance staff culture and team-building environment.

  • Coordinates with MLC Finance team and other  groups as assigned by Senior Pastor.

What you Bring: 

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent theological training/experience required; Graduate degree is a plus

  • 10 + years of management, leadership, or ministry experience

  • Proven track record of success in managing, developing, and leading others

Personal Characteristics

SPIRITUAL GIFTS

  • Leadership, Wisdom/Discernment, Administration

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Hired by recommendation of the Senior Pastor with approval of the Leadership Team (elders)

  • Reports to Senior Pastor; oversees staff and accompanying results.

  • A member of the Senior Pastor Executive Ministry Team Leads operational, finance, facility, information technology, administrative, and marketing staff.

  • Coordinates with Finance team, project oversight team and other MLC groups as assigned by Senior Pastor.

CHARACTER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Believer in Jesus Christ; exhibits the fruit of the Spirit (Gal 5:22-23)

  • Demonstrates a heart for God and a love for people (Matt 22:37-40)

  • High level of integrity

  • Live an “above reproach” lifestyle, including home and personal life.

  • Love for the local church and membership in Mountain Life Church

PASTORAL STAFF QUALIFICATIONS

  • We walk with God Daily listening for His voice and following Him. 

  • We pray together regularly. 

  • We seek excellence in our ministry efforts and serve with diligence. 

  • We foster healthy, honest, caring and respectful relationships between us. 

  • We have a learning spirit that anticipates the future.

  • We build serving oriented teams that serve with joy and seek to multiply and develop leaders. 

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What it's Like to Live in Park City, Utah: 

Park City is one of the most beautiful mountain towns in the U.S. It attracts people from a wide variety of backgrounds. Located in Park City are the world-class ski resorts, Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort, and Snowbird, to name a few. There are plenty of wonderful winter and summer recreational activities for families to explore throughout the city. Park City is also known for its great public schools and its convenient public transportation system that serves most of the town. There’s an abundance of restaurants and entertainment to suit anyone located throughout the city.

It is located approximately 32 miles southeast of downtown Salt Lake City, Utah and due to its close proximity from the Salt Lake City airport, many find Park City to be a great location for a vacation and a second homeowner destination. Also, located in the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan area, you’ll find nearby cities like Herber and Kamas as popular locations for many to buy homes just outside of the Park City area. These areas offer residents a small community feel and opportunities to live close enough to the city without being in the hustle and bustle of it.

Park City offers many amenities of several suburbs but continues to maintain its Mountain feel. Park City has grown and continues to develop in the area of diversity and overall community experience as well. From the mountains, Sundance Film Festival, and the Utah Olympic Park, there’s no lack of things to do in Park City, Utah.

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