Executive Pastor – Summit Drive Church

Executive Pastor – Summit Drive Church


Reporting to the Lead Pastor, the Executive Pastor is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of all the church pastors (excluding the Lead Pastor) and staff in the accomplishment of the mission of the church. This will include general oversight of the functional areas of ministry within the church (children’s, families, youth, young adults, seniors, online, missions, worship, etc.), as well as the day-to-day management of the operational and service areas within the church (finances, human resources, facilities, technology, hospitality, etc.).

Requirements and Qualifications


Ideally, this pastoral candidate will have experience in ministry and management relevant to the job description, as well as a relevant undergraduate or graduate degree.

Principal Function:

The Executive Pastor must be a person with strong pastoral giftedness and proven administrative skills. The Executive Pastor will work alongside the Lead Pastor in shepherding the Summit Drive church body. The Executive Pastor will have a deep-seated conviction that the local church is God’s primary vehicle for reaching a lost world.

With a team of Pastors, administrative staff, and volunteers, the Executive Pastor will ensure that all church operations are running smoothly. The Executive Pastor must fully embrace the concept of doing church as a team.

Special Notes

Summit Drive Church is a diverse, community-minded congregation who feel called to glorify God by developing caring, passionate followers of Jesus Christ. We believe that God is on mission and calling his people to join him on mission within our city and beyond. Summit Drive Church is located in the beautiful city of Kamloops, British Columbia, where it was planted in 1981, and it is associated with the North American Baptist Conference. The staff team will include four full-time pastoral staff (lead, executive, and two pastors in the area of youth ministries, young adults, groups, and online ministries), a part-time pastor of children and family ministries, seven part-time and administrative staff, and two ministry internship programs. Summit Drive Church is a mid-sized congregation with Sunday attendance ranging between 450 and more than 600 over three services and approximately 1,000 people who call Summit Drive Church their home church.

Please email your résumé and cover letter to our Lead Pastor and chair of the search committee, David Fields, at dfields@summitdrive.com. A more detailed job description can be provided upon request. We will begin reviewing applications on October 22. The job search will remain open until Summit Drive has called a candidate.


1975 Summit Drive Kamloops, British Columbia V2E 2K7 Canada

Date Posted: September 16, 2019

Job Type: Executive Pastor, Full Time

Congregation: 600

Church Website: http://www.summitdrive.com