Associate Pastor Position

Job Description: We are hiring an associate pastor to work with the lead pastor and counsel of elders to shepherd the congregation in accordance with Scripture. The primary focus will be to provide leadership to identified ministries and disciple church members into faithful service through the discovery and use of their spiritual gifts and abilities.

Qualifications: The candidate must meet the character qualifications (1 Tim. 3:1-7; Tit. 1:5-9) and gift requirements (1 Tim. 3:2; Tit. 1:9; 1 Pet. 5:1-4) of an elder and agree with Forest Baptist Church’s statement of faith.

Primary responsibilities:

A)    Christian Education- The candidate will oversee the staffing, administration, and operation of various ministry groups, including but not limited to children and youth ministries.

B)    Worship Coordinator- The candidate will plan, oversee, and participate in the flow of corporate worship on Sunday mornings, including the selection of songs. He will oversee the music committee, music teams, disciple team members, and develop new music team members.

C)    Oversee/organize annual church events.

D)    In addition to these regular responsibilities, the candidate will participate in the preaching ministry of the church, have a regular visitation schedule, and participate in, as opportunities arise, the counselling of congregants.   

Skills:

1) Good administrative and organizational skills

2) A well-developed theology of corporate worship

3) Some musical capacity would be an asset         

4) Thrives in one-on-one discipleship designed to help people discover, cultivate, and use their gifting in the life of the church.         

5) Ability to engage with youth and young adults.  

Please Contact us at [email protected] to receive an application.