This Associate Pastor Position is intended to grow and develop into a senior pastor position over the next twenty years. This pastoral position involves Sunday morning preaching, discipleship and community building, and staff oversight—all of which are phased in over 5-10 years.
The responsibilities of the Associate Pastor are:
Preaching: The position begins immediately preaching 20 weeks a year, increasing over five years to 32 weeks.
Community, Discipleship, and Pastoral Care: This Associate pastor is responsible for building a culture of community and discipleship for the Millennial and Gen-Z generations with the assistance of existing staff for community life and discipleship. Pastoral Counselling, premarital education, weddings, and funerals for those in the Millennial and Gen-Z generations is primarily the purview of this position.
Staff Oversight: This position oversees the hiring of all future staff, eventually assuming the role of overseer for the entire staff.