Pastor of Assimilation

Saint Mark Baptist Church

Little Rock, AR 72204

Category: Other Ministry Jobs & Christian

Posted on: September 26, 2018

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Principal Function: The Pastor of Assimilation is primarily responsible for assisting new members in developing a sense of belonging and to help current members maintain that sense of belonging. The person in this position has the responsibility of developing processes to integrate each member into the overall church structure and get them connected and involved for personal spiritual development and service to others.

Accountable to: Senior Pastor

Qualifications for the Position: An associate or bachelor's degree is preferred and/or equivalent experience in church leadership and administration. This person must be a licensed minister. The person in this position must enjoy people and will most likely have the spiritual gift of exhortation (encouragement and edifying others). It is preferred for the Pastor of Assimilation to have the gift of administration, since the role is one of overseeing personnel and processes. This person must possess the ability to work without close supervision; have the ability to communicate effectively; possess organizational skills; tech savvy, possess the skills to plan, implement and analyze; and be a person of warmth and compassion.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Develop and implement an assimilation process that facilitates the following:

a. New members should be able to identify at least seven new connections they have made with members. These connections could be, and often are, with other new members.
b. New members should be able to identify their spiritual gifts.
c. New members should be involved in at least one but preferably several roles/tasks/ministries in the church, which utilize their spiritual gift(s).
d. New members should be actively involved in a life connection or face-to-face group.
e. New members should demonstrate a regular financial commitment to the church.
f. New members should personally understand and identify with the mission and goals of the church.
g. New members should attend worship services regularly.
h. New members should be able to identify unchurched friends and relatives and take specific steps to help them toward responsible church membership.
2. Communicate, collaborate and coordinate with other division servants, staff members and ministry directors to connect new and existing members into their areas of interest.
3. Provide training to engage all division servants, staff members, leadership, and ministry directors in the assimilation process in order to make it a church-wide effort to get new and existing members connected.
4. Engage and shepherd the online community via social media (Facebook, Livestream, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), connecting them with the church.
5. Build and lead a team of volunteers to assist with interacting with the online community via social media.
6. Give oversight and guidance to the entire Life Connections Division.
7. Assist the Senior Pastor with preaching and teaching as needed.
8. Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

Ministerial Staff ADA Essential Functions:

Reading and/or preparing written reports/memos/notifications
Hearing and communicating verbally with members, staff and others
Computer Operation
Contact with members and non-members
Climbing stairs to the pulpit
Maintaining confidentiality
Supervising staff and/or volunteers
Reaching
Lifting and/or carrying up to 25 lbs
Walking
Math, reasoning and problem solving

For applicant instructions, email: smbcsearch@smark.org

Deadline
All applicant packets should be received by 4:30 p.m. on October 31, 2018. 

About Saint Mark Baptist Church:

Saint Mark Baptist Church was founded in 1892 and is a community of followers of Jesus Christ in the heart of Little Rock, the capital of the state of Arkansas. We are a progressive outreach driven church with an updated branding that speaks to who we are as a ministry. "You.Grow.Here." was launched in 2014 under the leadership of our senior pastor, Dr. Phillip L. Pointer, Sr. Our congregation is comprised of over 9000 members with a total of 21 full-time and 26 part-time staff and a host of hard-working volunteers. We have three (3) Sunday morning worship services at 8, 10 and 11:30 a.m. as well as simultaneous worship services that are tailored for children and students of all ages. We also have a Board of Elders and over 40 deacons serving the congregation. Our church offers over 75 ministries on our 14-acre campus with facilities that include a Worship Center, Family Life Center Education/Outreach Center, and a newly constructed Children and Youth Center. 

Job Qualifications:

Meet biblical qualifications listed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9
Track record of healthy ministry success in a multi-staff environment
Solid biblical understanding
Licensed Minister
Associate or Bachelor's degree preferred from an accredited institution and/or equivalent
experience in church leadership and administration.
Must enjoy people and will most likely have the spiritual gift of exhortation (encouragement
and edifying others) and be a person of warmth and compassion.
Preferred for this person to have the gift of administration, since the role is one of overseeing
personnel and processes.
Possess the ability to work without close supervision.
Possess the skills to plan, implement and analyze.
Tech savvy.
Highly effective oral and written communicator with ability to explain the Scriptures.
Healthy personal and family life.
Strong decisive leadership and organizational skills with the ability to delegate.
 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Pastor of Assimilation
Time Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
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Church Size:
over 5000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Contact Name:
Mabeline Hansberry
Address1:
5722 W. 12th Street
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City:
Little Rock
State or Province:
ZIP Code:
72204
Country:
USA
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