Associate Pastor

Date Posted: February 22, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
Grace Fellowship at South Park
Reidsville, NC, USA
Job Type: Associate Pastor
Other Details

Grace Fellowship at South Park is a small non-denominational church located in Reidsville, NC. We are seeking a person for an associate pastor position. This position will focus on young families, youth and children’s ministries.  The full job description may be accessed at the link below.

Position Description: Associate Pastor of Families & Youth
STATUS: Full-time, Salaried, $50,000-$60,000

Qualifications and Aptitudes:

  • Must embrace Christian discipline and agree to the Statement of Faith that is included in the Constitution and By-Laws of Grace Fellowship at South Park. (Available upon request and at the church website)
  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him.
  • Sense a calling to serve in this kind of ministry role and ability to clearly articulate that calling to
  • BA Degree from an approved and accredited College, Seminary or University in Bible Education, Youth and Family ministries or related field.
  • Ordained minister or seeking ordination.
  • Married male.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills.
  • Must possess a proven ability to work effectively with congregation, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers.
  • In the absence of the Sr. Pastor or when given an occasional opportunity, the associate pastor should be able to preach.

General Purpose of Position: To work in concert with the Senior Pastor and Elders in family and youth ministry and to help families and children grow in their commitment and walk with Christ.

Supervision: Reports to the Senior Pastor. The Senior Pastor will provide an annual evaluation of the Associate Pastor’s performance and to be reviewed and approved by the lay Elders. The Associate Pastor will operate with considerable independence within areas of responsibility described below and local church policy and constitution as determined by Elders with authority over the ministry areas involved.

Benefits & Work Schedule:

  • The Associate Pastor is expected to work at least 40 hours per week including Sunday during scheduled Worship Services and Life Group meeting times.
  • Upon mutual agreement with the Senior Pastor the Associate Pastor should develop a regular schedule of time off.
  • The Associate Pastor is expected to work from the church during normal church business hours.
    • Normal hours may be changed subject to approval by the Elders.
    • Exceptions to normal hours can be made when performing duties related to the associate pastor’s responsibilities.
    • Examples are visiting or meeting church members/leaders on or off site, performing evening duties on or off site, special events.
  • The Associate Pastor is responsible for advising either the Senior Pastor or Church Secretary when he will be out of the office if scheduled to be in the office.
  • Benefits include health insurance, holidays and vacation or benefits established at the time of his calling.
  • The Associate Pastor has the right to an open-door policy with the Elders to voice any concerns or the right of appeal if situations arise which require arbitration with the Senior Pastor or other church leaders.

How To Apply

Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume and statement of faith to [email protected]