Associate Pastor

Date Posted: November 21, 2023
Hours Per Week: 50
First Christian Reformed Church
Lynden, WA, USA
Job Type: Associate Pastor
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Church Description:

First CRC is a congregation of about 500 souls, founded in 1900, in an agricultural community of 16,000 people, 15 minutes from Bellingham, WA, 2 hours from Seattle, WA, and 45 minutes from Vancouver, BC. We are a multi-generational church of young families to senior saints. We are committed to our Reformed roots, building on a foundation of Biblical, expository teaching for all ages. 

Job Description: 

We are seeking a full-time ordained associate pastor to provide general pastoral ministry in the congregation to support our senior pastor, including preaching, with specific focus on overseeing our ministry to youth, young adults and young families. 

Position Qualifications: 

We are seeking a candidate with a sincere commitment to Jesus and a heart for building up the body of Christ, able to motivate, disciple, and equip the saints for service. He should have an MDIV or equivalent, a few years’ practical experience in pastor and youth ministry with gifts in building relationships, communication, leading, teaching, counseling and preaching. 


Full-time position with salary, housing allowance, medical and retirement benefits, Christian school tuition assistance, allowances for ministry related expenses, three weeks of vacation, one week of study leave. 

How To Apply

Email resume and statement of faith to the contact person listed below.  To request a full job description and a profile of the church, contact the person listed below. 

 Brian Vander Woude:  [email protected]