Executive Pastor – Vestavia Hills, AL

Church Mountaintop Church
Employment Type Full Time
Location Vestavia Hills, Alabama, United States

Mountaintop Church is looking for an experienced Executive Pastor to join their team. Located just outside of Birmingham, AL, Mountaintop is a church of about 1,300 that is building a community of people who are learning and sharing Jesus’ way of life.

The Birmingham area is consistently ranked high in quality of life, educational systems (National Blue-Ribbon Schools of Excellence) and recreational opportunities.

The role of the Executive Pastor at Mountaintop Church is to provide leadership for the operations that support the mission of the church and to partner with the Senior Pastor to help inspire, develop, engage and encourage staff and members to reach their potential. The Executive Pastor assists the Senior Pastor in overseeing the life and direction of the church.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with a focus on business, leadership, or administration and would have experience both in the marketplace and in a church context. The perfect Executive Pastor for Mountaintop would blend the skill sets of a COO and CFO with the heart of a pastor.


In order to successfully oversee the operations of the church and interact with a Board of Directors the Executive Pastor must possess a solid grasp of business management and accounting principles and practices. The Executive Pastor should be proficient in Excel, working with database systems and able to provide direction to an IT strategy. It expected that the Executive Pastor would model a strong work ethic, a humble attitude and the desire to be a lifelong learner.


Mountaintop was founded on an attractional model that has evolved into a commitment to live as an “everyday church” each time the church leaves the building. The goal of all leaders at Mountaintop is to “equip the saints for ministry.” However, leaders are expected to “roll up their sleeves” and join the saints in the work of ministry.


The position of Executive Pastor is a full-time (Sunday – Thursday) position. The position is currently  lled by a retired Board member who has provided exceptional interim leadership.


Apply here: www.chemistrystaffing.com/mountaintop


(We have partnered with Chemistry Staffing to help us find and locate our next Executive Pastor. Please do not call the church or contact the church directly. All candidates must start by  lling out their candidate profile using the link above.)