Assistant Pastor Leader Development-Discipleship

Date Posted: June 8, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
Newport Beach, CA, USA
Job Type: Discipleship Pastor,Support Position
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Assistant Pastor/Minister of Adult Ministries – Leader Development-Discipleship

The Assistant Pastor/Minister is responsible to form and execute aspects of spiritual leadership development through St. Andrew’s Leadership Institute (SALI) and our vocational theology initiative. In addition, serves as a leader in the congregation and community at large, using high- touch, relational ministry principles. The Assistant Pastor/Minister maintains a lifestyle and ministry consistent with Scripture, the mission, values and bylaws of St. Andrew’s, and the essential tenets of ECO. Possesses a solid, thorough knowledge and understanding of Scripture and commitment to its authority, undergirded by a deep love and desire to teach God’s word; is devoted to prayer.


Leadership Development: Provide strategic leadership (in collaboration with, and under the direction of the Lead Pastor) in the formation and execution of a new leader development initiative including:

Vocational Theology Platform

  • Utilizing a theological understanding of vocation and discipleship in the context of the marketplace.
    • This may be realized through creating cohorts, mentorship, and seminars.
  • Network and develop partnerships in the non-profit and business community to support this initiative.

SALI-Post High School and SALI-Post Grad

  • Lead and grow SALI- Post Grad: a 9-month intensive leadership and mentoring experience for recent college and seminary graduates.
  • Expand SALI to include high school graduates in a “gap-year” program.

Congregational Leadership

  • Pastoral duties and responsibilities such as participation in worship services, teaching, pastoral care, missions as part of the leadership of our faith community.

Experience/ Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required; theological training and education preferred.
  • Ten years combined experience in ministry and the marketplace.

Candidate Personality

  • Highly entrepreneurial, strategic thinker with the ability to be a self directed innovator.
  • Connects well with the wide range of ages, stages, and individual personalities in our multi-generational church and community.
  • Cultivator and equipper of leaders–not simply a “doer” but a “builder.”
  • Motivated and energized by teamwork and collaboration; is able to effectively organize and delegate; demonstrates an ability to be flexible in support of the larger goal.
  • Relational visionary leader demonstrating outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.

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