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Associate Pastor of Family Ministries

Riversgate Church

Portland, OR

Category: Associate Pastor

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Job Description:

The Associate Pastor of Family Ministries ("APFM") will assist the Senior Pastor in the administration, shepherding and equipping of Riversgate Church family members. The APFM will serve as an advocate and shepherd for the next generation of the church. The APFM will plan,_noemailanize and facilitate family based ministries and events that equip parents, empower servants, disciple students, and invest relationally in the local_noemailmunity. The APFM will have primary responsibility for the education of children and students of Riversgate Church from birth through_noemailpletion of 8th grade.

- Assist the Senior Pastor in leading the body of Christ, to include opportunities to preach, teach and equip the body of Christ across all demographics.
- Foster our value of authentic, relational ministry by investing in the_noemailmunity personally to better see God's will for our church and to expose us to the needs of the_noemailmunity.
- Oversee the Family, Children and Middle School Ministries
o Equip, Lead and Encourage a team of volunteers charged with nurturing and teaching children and students of Riversgate Church from birth through_noemailpletion of 8th grade
o Design a curriculum that allows relational engagement of Christ to be experienced by students at various ages, accounting for the different smarts and gifts of students.
o Plan children and student events that (a) foster our values of service, (b) engage students in discipleship and (c) empower the families to better lead their families.
o Plan recurring and one-time events that support church members' ability to (a) strengthen marriages, (b) parent from a Biblical perspective, (c) equip their children to have a heart after Christ, (d) share life and faith effectively with neighbors, families and friends.
o Communicate with parents and families concerning all aspects of Family Ministry to maximize participation and volunteer opportunities for all church families.
o Coordinate with worship team to ensure an atmosphere of worship is present in all child, student and family ministries.
o Engage with the schools in our_noemailmunity to help mobilize our families to serve our children directly and those in the_noemailmunity by our presence on campus.
- Dotted line coordinating responsibilities with High School Pastor to bring a coherent teaching and calendar plan to our_noemailmunity of families.
- Potentially oversee the Women's and/or Men's Ministry as coordinated with Senior Pastor.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Associate Pastor of Family Ministries
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Associate Pastor
50,000 - 60,000
Organization Type:
Four Square
Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Riversgate Church
Contact Name:
Jeff Golden
9943 SW 57th Ave
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