Assistant Pastor

Christ the King Church

Durham, NC 27707

Category: Associate Pastor

Posted on: March 27, 2019

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Our Assistant Pastor will join our Senior Pastor and our Director of Children Ministry to form a team to serve the adults and families of the church in a variety of ways. Specific responsibilities will depend on that person's unique gifts and skills, but in addition to teaching, counseling, and discipling, this role will have a distinct component of overseeing the outreach ministries of our community.

This is a critical role in the life of our growing church and it will require a personable, motivated and organized individual to help continue to grow the church both in size and depth. The ideal candidate should be highly competent, proactive, creative and excellent with people. They also need to be excited by the vision and mission of CTK, about serving in a growing and dynamic ministry environment, and about outreach ministries to our community.

Leadership of the Middle School and High School Youth ministry program at CTK which incudes but is not limited to:
Engage in evangelism and discipleship of youth
Coordinate and lead weekly youth education including youth curriculum plan for a balanced comprehensive Christian education to Youth/Students
Coordinate and implement an annual youth ministry budget proposal, and administer that budget as approved by the Finance Committee and Board of Elders
Coordinate the enlisting, discipling, training and motivating of adults to serve in youth ministry
Coordinate and lead events, activities, mission trips, and camps outside of weekly meetings
Network with other evangelical youth leaders in the community to support youth in starting and strengthening school campus ministries
Lead and teach regularly, including Sunday mornings, mid-week meetings and additional courses
Take a lead role in connecting newcomers into the life and ministry of the church
Participate in pastoral care, counseling, weddings, baptisms, funerals, crisis response, home and hospital visitation
Cast and implement a vision for sustainable and impactful outreach into our community and world
Oversee and lead specific outreach activities including community events, mission trips and collaborations with other churches in our community
Participate with the Senior Pastor in staff management, training and vision casting
Assist Senior Pastor as needed with sermon series planning and sermon preparation, service planning and design, periodic speaking, coordination of outside speakers, management of sermon development resources, marketing and advertising, and missions leadership and coordination
Lead and participate in Sunday worship; expect to preach about once per month

Must understand, support, and protect CTK's mission, values, and culture; i.e., commitment to small groups and missions; acceptance of both contemporary and traditional worship styles and music
Must have an encouraging, positive attitude, excellent oral and written communication skills, solid organizational skills, and be a "go-to" leader; i.e.; the heart of a pastor with strong relational skills; creativity; an ability to motivate others, and counsel/provide guidance to congregants and staff
A strong interest and background in working with youth (middle and high school age), as this will be one of the primary job responsibilities

About Christ the King Church:

Christ the King Church (CTK) is a growing, diverse community of adults and children focused on loving Christ, living out the Scriptures, discovering and using our spiritual gifts, and making disciples--living this out through Christ-centered relationships with each other as a church family, Christ-centered ministry to the Body of Christ, and Christ-centered ministry to the world. We are committed to Scripture and spiritual formation through prayer and Bible study. As a Spirit-led church family, we desire to be a place where everybody is involved and where people can "meet" God in an authentic way. CTK is located in Durham, NC. Our worship is characterized by orthodox scriptural teaching, a blend of contemporary and traditional music, and corporate prayer. Our current average attendance for worship is around 150 people. CTK is an independent church and is considering the possibility of affiliating with an evangelical Protestant denomination. 

Job Qualifications:

At least 5 years of experience with demonstrated leadership on staff as a pastor, including practical experience leading youth programs (middle and high school age) Theological training required; graduate degree preferred; Ordained, or in the process as a candidate for ordination, or willing to pursue candidacy for ordination  

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Assistant Pastor
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Full Time
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$50,000 - 60,000
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100 - 250

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Hill Griffin
4405 Hope Valley Road
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