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Associate Pastor of Worship and Community

First Baptist Church

Minneapolis, MN

Category: Associate Pastor

Posted on: June 28, 2018

Job Description:

Our Associate Pastor will serve the church in a variety of ways. Primarily, we are looking for a man who displays maturity and character (as outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9) and aspires to serve our church as a pastor/elder. We want a man who has a sense of responsibility for the congregation whom they serve. Beyond serving as a pastor/elder, we want our Associate Pastor to help lead some of our ministry areas, including Worship and Community. We have a cohort of five interns each year, and we would like the Associate to be able to help mentor and lead several interns as well. This position will play a significant role in the life of our church and will have many exciting opportunities to provide leadership at an important time in our church's history.

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Our preferred deadline is September 1, 2018, with our goal to have the Associate Pastor begin sometime before the end of 2018. We will continue accepting applications until we believe we have found the man God is calling to be our Associate Pastor, even if they come after the preferred deadline. 

About First Baptist Church:

First Baptist Church is located in downtown Minneapolis. Throughout its 165-year history, God has done some incredible work through the people of our church. Here at First, its all about Jesus. We want to see lives and our city renewed through relationship with Jesus. We seek to put him at the center of all that we do, and are always asking the question, "is this what Jesus wants for our church?" This question will continue to guide the work we do as we help to make, mature and multiple disciples in and through our community. 

Job Qualifications:

Fulfills the scriptural qualifications of an elder (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9). Has a strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and regularly articulates that relationship. Agrees with the church's Statement of Faith and discipleship process. Has a desire for personal spiritual growth and accountability. Is a role model spiritually, morally and relationally to the congregation. Seminary education or equivalent ministry/pastoral experience. Experience in program leadership and management. Experience training leaders. Experience with community group leadership. Experience leading congregational worship. 

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Associate Pastor of Worship and Community
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Full Time
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Church Size:
100 - 250

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