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Associate Pastor

River Oaks Community Church

Goshen, IN

Category: Associate Pastor

Posted on: December 05, 2013

Job Description:

If you are a team player, you know your Bible (and you believe the Bible to be true), you have a passion to teach in interesting and creative ways, and you have a desire to minister to adults, please keep reading!

The Associate Pastor is a full-time position that will serve as a vital member of a Sunday morning teaching team. Secondary focus will include assuming ministry responsibilities within the Adult Ministry structure while working closely with other pastoral team members.

A MATURE BELIEVER IN JESUS CHRIST WHO:
Has a minimum of 3 years of ministry experience
Preferably has a college degree in ministry, theology and/or related subject
Is_noemailfortable working with people in a variety of settings
Offers gifts of Leadership, Teaching, and Shepherding
Is a creative thinker and brain-storms well
Is team-oriented
Is_noemailfortable training and equipping lay persons for ministry
Is_noemailmitted to long-term ministry

THE CHOSEN CANDIDATE WOULD:
Meet weekly with the Sr. Pastor, as part of the Teaching Team to help develop and implement biblical, relevant teaching within River Oaks
Spend a substantial portion of his time teaching (and preparing to teach) the body of River Oaks (Sundays, Mid-Week, and/or other classes)
Work closely with the Adult Ministries Pastor to help evaluate and determine specific ministry tasks and responsibilities within Adult Ministries
Work at developing relationships within the church body to shepherd, train, and equip lay ministers for various ministries within the church, while providing management oversight
Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings
Manage administrative details within areas of responsibilities
Complete other duties as assigned by Sr. Pastor or Elders

THE CHOSEN CANDIDATE NEEDS TO BE:
Teachable: Many can teach, but fewer are teachable. Teaching pastors have to be able to work together and learn from each other.
Creative: Creating messages, ideas, and events that are captivating and engaging is not only useful, but a necessary part of the daily job.
Passionate: It's a powerful process when teachers are excited about the topic and can get other people excited too.
Humble: In the process, there are plenty of opportunities to submit and learn from each other. However, when an impasse arises, teachers must be willing to submit to the Senior Pastor's decision.

TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION:
Visit riveroaks_noemail/apply.php

Please be prepared to submit:
A rsum containing at least 3 references
A statement of your personal testimony
A statement of agreement or disagreement with our Doctrinal Statements (available at riveroaks_noemail)
A link or digital copy of a sermon in audio or video format
An optional cover letter 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Associate Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Associate Pastor
Salary:
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Evangelical Free
Worship Style:
Contemporary
Church Size:
1000 - 1500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
River Oaks Community Church
Contact Name:
Elsie Miller
Address1:
58020 County Road 115
Address2:
City:
Goshen
State or Province:
IN
ZIP Code:
46528
Country:
USA
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