Amelia Christian Church Clayton, NC Posted: September 08, 2020
Associate Pastor, Amelia Christian Church National Association of Congregational Christian Churches (NACCC)
Description of Work The Associate Pastor is a full-time position that reports to the Pastor and the Board of Elders. This position leads Amelia Christian Church in its ministry to families with children/youth from new‐born through college.
Gifts and Qualifications
- Believes that Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, the life, and the head of each church. Also, that the Bible is the ultimate source of our faith and practice. - Committed to Statement of Faith and the Mission of Amelia Christian Church, found here: http://www.ameliacc.org/ - Committed to working as a team with the staff and members of Amelia Christian Church - Able to relate well to families with children ranging from newborn to college - Organizes and builds relevant ministry and teaches biblical truth with an emphasis on helping people apply the Word in their daily lives - Able to direct activities and programs specific to the audience needs - Proactive in keeping parents involved to help and assist with programs - Innovative and creative ideas to capture interest and commitment of youth
Credentials The Associate Pastor position requires a 4 year Bachelor's Degree related to ministry; preference will be given for applicants completing or pursuing their Master's Degree. Applicant must be a Christian and reflect Christian principles in all behavior and actions.
Middle/Senior Youth Ministry (50%) - Strengthen the faith of our middle, senior and college students. Create and provide youth with opportunities to share their faith - Encourage students to discover and use their gifts to become involved in worship leadership and support - Provide regular meetings/activities for Middle and Senior Youth Group students that balance strong Christian faith with a fun safe supportive atmosphere - Strive to increase our Youth Group active participation and provide outreach events - Lead/direct the older youth and college age to mentor younger youth - Identify youth and family service opportunities in the church and community - Plan/Coordinate fundraisers for the Youth Program to sustain outings and mission trips - Develop/manage a budget for the Youth Program
Beginner/Elementary Youth Ministry (25%) - Provide leadership and oversight to ministries for families with children - Oversee the Children's Church Director and programs - Collaborate with parent leaders to provide regular and special event meetings - Lead confirmation and baptism class - Collaborate with Christian Education Committee to provide Vacation Bible School
Pastoral Ministry – All ages (25%) - General pastoral responsibilities as directed by the Senior Pastor, including, but not limited to, leading worship, preaching, leading bible studies or other training classes, baptisms, weddings, funerals, and visitations - Partner with the Senior Pastor and appropriate committees in the area of family ministry - Collaborate in the creation of new ministries as opportunities and needs arise - Nurture families to strengthen their relationship with Christ and with each other - Recruit, train, and encourage volunteers
If you are interested in this position, please apply at: http://www.ameliacc.org/
Thank you for your interest in this position and in our church family!
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