Associate Pastor

FBC Associate Pastor Job Description and Person profile

Job Title: Associate Pastor Reports To: Senior Pastor Position Status: Full‐Time Purpose:

FBC is a vibrant, growing, charismatic Word & Spirit church, in membership with the Baptist Union, the Evangelical Alliance, Partners in Harvest and Global Legacy. We have significantly out grown our building and have recently sold the current site, and are now seeking a new home. We are looking for a dynamic Associate Pastor to join our staff team, due to a member of our ministerial team taking medical retirement.

The role of the Associate Pastor is to assist the Senior Pastor and Elders in overseeing the life and direction of the church. The Associate Pastor will have a firm grasp on the purpose, values and strategy of the church and the ability to align staff, volunteers and key leadership teams with its mission. The Associate Pastor will offer pastoral leadership to the congregation alongside the Senior Pastor and the pastoral teams.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Preaching and teaching: The Associate Pastor will need to be a gifted communicator, and an able preacher/teacher, in order to share in the preaching and teaching ministry of the Church.
  2. Deputising for the Senior Pastor: When the Senior Pastor is away the Associate Pastor will be required to deputise in all areas of ministry, including but not restricted to; oversight and line management of other staff, pastoral oversight / care, leadership and decision making on day to day issues.
  3. Local Mission: Mission and Evangelism are key areas for which the Associate Pastor will have direct responsibility, with oversight and development of a growing number of mission initiatives within the local community.
  4. Discipleship: A key aspect of the role of the Associate Pastor is the development, mentoring and discipling of other leaders within the church, especially the small group leaders.
  1. Pastoral Care and visiting the Associate Pastor will take on a proportion of the pastoral care and visiting depending on the needs in the church and his/her own gifting.
  2. Teamwork: The Associate Pastor will work closely with the Senior Pastor to ensure that the ministry team as a whole are providing a consistent approach to developing and enabling the church’s vision and will support the Senior Pastor in strategic decision making.

Person Profile:

  •   The Associate Pastor will be a man or woman with a proven track record in pastoral ministry and church leadership.
  •   FBC is a Word and Spirit Church, and so the Associate Pastor will be a Spirit- filled person, who knows how to minister in the power of the Holy Spirit, and who is fully embracing of all of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. In addition, the Associate Pastor will be someone who has a love for and a good grasp of the Bible, and is in agreement with the Evangelical Alliance Basis of faith (http://www.eauk.org/connect/about-us/basis-of-faith.cfm).
  •   The Associate Pastor will be mature in faith and as a church leader will be expected to set an example to the church in:

o Personal spiritual discipline
o Commitment to ongoing growth and development of Spiritual Gifts o Spiritual and Personal maturity
o Maintaining healthy relationships of personal accountability

 The Associate Pastor will need to demonstrate a clear sense of God’s calling to FBC, and a commitment the vision of the church of “Loving God, Loving Fleet” by Encountering God through worship and the Word; being equipped by the Holy Spirit to live as disciples; and engaging in community transformation: locally, nationally and internationally.

In first instance, applicants should send a CV and covering letter to:

Claire Wheway (PA to Christopher Bird – Senior Pastor) – claire@fleetbaptist.org.uk

Fleet Baptist Church 115 Clarence Road Fleet, Hampshire, UK GU51 3NB www.fleetbaptist.org.uk

Youth Pastor

We’re looking for someone with experience in working with young people to come and help us engage with the young people in our church and in our community. If you could be committed to developing and deepening our established work with 11-18s, we’d love to hear from you!

Bretton Baptist Church is a growing evangelical church on the outskirts of Peterborough, committed to God’s mission in Bretton and beyond.

This is a full-time post.
Salary: from £22,000, depending on qualifications and experience. To find out more, contact Pam Lee on 01733 268068
or office@brettonbaptist.org.uk.
Closing date: 5 May 2015

Pastor Roles at Bethel Baptist Church

Applications are invited for two part-time Posts of:

  1. Youth Ministries’ Pastor
  1. Children’s Ministries’ Pastor

The Youth Ministries’ Pastor will oversee, encourage, train, equip, and develop our volunteer team would work with young people of Keystage 3 age and above.

Our Children’s Ministries’ Pastor will do the same with our volunteers who work with children up to the end of Keystage 2.

Each Post is part-time and that is expected to average out at 18.75 hours a week. Some of the times will be at fixed times on evenings and Sundays to work regularly alongside teams of volunteers.

Applicants will need to live (or move) within easy travelling distance of Pontyclun CF72 9AJ.

Stipend will depend on qualifications and experience and will be in the range of £15,600 – £21,700 pa. (pro rata).

The positions are for an initial period of 12 months with a review after nine months when the posts will be reassessed.

Experienced and/or qualified candidates who are passionate to see ministry with the young grow and develop are invited to apply. Although we are flexible about qualifications and experience it is absolutely necessary to demonstrate a Christian commitment.

For job description and application form please contact:

Email: admin@bethelpontyclun.org or telephone (01443) 228283 for details and application form. Please state which position you wish to be considered for. Applications should be returned by 24th April 2015

Children’s Pastor

We are seeking a committed evangelical Christian with a passion for reaching & discipling children and their families. We have a long standing commitment to prioritising children’s ministry with over one hundred children’s volunteers. We believe children are the church of today. We are blessed with excellent buildings and facilities.

Reporting to the Rector, the Children’s Pastor will lead the 0-11 yrs. children’s ministry team to the next level of Kingdom impact in line with our vision to Grow and our strategy to Bring, Build and Send. You will have a proven track record of creative and effective interaction with Children.

A full job description, application form and information pack are available from Emma Mallord, at emma.mallord@saintjames.org.uk. Closing date for applications is Saturday May 9th 2015. This post is subject to an occupational requirement that the holder be Christian.

www.saintjames.org.uk

Associate Minister – Evangelism and Youth Ministry

Here at Christ Church in Basingstoke we have a vacancy for the newly created post of Associate Minister – Evangelism and Youth Ministry.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate individual who will work alongside the Minister to envision, enable and equip the congregation in sharing their faith and who will also oversee and develop the ministry among young people both here at Christ Church and in the wider community.

Details of the vacancy can be found on our website at http://www.christchurchchineham.org.uk/job-vacancy-associate-minister-evangelism-and-youth-ministry

Music Minister

Southover Church, as part of the Trinity initiative in Lewes, East Sussex, wish to appoint a

Music Minister

Full-time or Part-time, depending on gifts and experience

Package £25-34k pro rata

We are seeking a gifted worship leader who is able to use contemporary music to…

– Oversee, develop, inspire and train our team of volunteers

– Lead our congregations in worship on Sundays

– Help our whole church to grow in our experience of the Holy Spirit

The music role is paid for 3 days per week, however we would like to hire an individual full-time if they are able to take on a senior role within our leadership team.

The level of the appointment will depend on the experience of the person.

Southover is an evangelical  Anglican Church of over 400 people. In 2015 we plan to join with two other churches to form a single, multi-site church, called Trinity, which will strategically expand our mission field.

Closing date: Friday 17th April 2015

To download info and application pack:

www.southover.org.uk/welcome/get-involved/jobs

Or contact Rev Steve Daughtery 01273 472 018

steve@daughtery.plus.com