Job Description

Associate Pastor--- Central Campus

The Associate Pastor will be responsible for shepherding and caring for the people of Glad Tidings Central Campus alongside the Lead Pastor and the Executive Team. The purpose of this role is to cultivate internal health at the central campus by providing leadership in the areas of pastoral care, connections, discipleship, teaching, and staff support. This position will work to support Glad Tidings vision of growth, church planting, and multiplication by declaring hope and developing people.  He/she serves as the primary development and implementation of engagement pathways, teaching a minimum of once a month, developing and leading staff,  and sermon writing for the Central Campus that will prove pastoral leadership to the campus and assure the systems, practices and policies of the church responsibly and effectively support its ministry activities.  He/she will oversee life and direction of the central campus under the direction of the Lead Pastor. The Associate Pastor is responsible for designing, coordinating and overseeing a comprehensive ministry program focused on building disciples for Christ in alignment with the vision of Glad Tidings Church. This requires firm grasp and understanding of the beliefs, values and strategy of Glad Tidings and the ability to align staff and key leadership with its mission, vision and values. He/she must serve as an engaging spiritual leader and role model with a strong biblical background and be a visionary leader that develops others, a servant leader, shepherd and casts the vision God has given to the Glad Tidings Church Network. He/she will participate in weekly staff meetings/training, as well as creative planning meetings. 

We believe in declaring hope and developing people, so that they can reach their God given potential. We are a spirit- filled church that exists to help people experience life-change through Jesus. Our weekly services consist of Sunday morning service, Wednesday evening service, and small groups. 


  • Full-Time ministry experience
  • Credentials with the Assemblies of God is good but not required
  • A driving passion for leading people to a fully devoted relationship with Jesus.
  • Preaching/teaching experience, as well as sermon writing. 
  • Discipleship and small group leadership 
  • Previously led a staff team in an associate or executive role
  • An ability to stay organized and achieve ministry goals 
  • Prayerful in disposition and teachable spirit
  • A positive outgoing personality
  • First Time guest experience in developing and implementing of engagement pathways: first time guest, volunteers, salvation, small groups, discipleship, assimilation 
  • A desire to further relationship with fellow team members, families, and the community
  • Experience developing and writing sermon content
  • Pastor Heart to serve others: nothing below you or above you
  • Exemplify a life of honoring Jesus
  • Lead your life and home spiritually 
  • Spirit-filled 
  • Manifest a generous spirit and enthusiastic attitude
  • Possess an obvious commitment to personal growth and spiritual discipline
  • Show a history of successful team building and development of leaders
  • Able to grasp technology and new innovations and integrate them
  • Develop leaders and build godly relationships
  • If married, a spouse is encouraged to participate in the ministry of the church.
  • Great communication: ex: Report weekly via personal meetings, planning center, jotform, etc. 
  • Train, develop, and disciple leaders and volunteers
  • Develop teams, develop people. 
  • Maintain positive attitude with team members and volunteers
  • A life of prayer is a must

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead and develop the central staff team, direct reports include: Preschool, Kids, Youth,, College, Men and Women Ministry, Pastoral Care, and Facilities
  • Lead the development and implementation of Engagement Pathways
  • First Time Guests and Assimilation
  • Salvations
  • Small Groups / Discipleship Classes
  • Sermon Writing: aid with series ideas and content creation for Sunday morning services
  • Teaching at Central once per month – within series and common content
  • Facilitate Central Staff meeting (twice per month) by developing the team with alignment of the Senior Pastor’s vision
  • Lead and develop direct ministry report leaders:
  • Preschool and Kids
  • Youth and Young Adults
  • Men and Women’s Ministries
  • Pastoral Care
  • Facilities
  • Support and be the primary connection point for the existing onsite day care
  • Support the Glad Tidings Network by teaching on Sunday’s as needed at other campuses and help develop Engagement Pathways for other network campuses
  • Maintain strong communication and relationship with Direct Report and Senior Pastor to ensure the vision of the Senior Pastor is implemented in all aspects of the Central Campus.
  • Develop ministry strategy for Central Campus growth, assimilation, and development of leaders
  • Build teams and develops them as leaders 
  • Develop Small Group strategies for discipleship
  • Grow attendance through events and discipleship 
  • Actively follow up with staff, central campus families, and leaders
  • Relationally serve central campus pastoral care needs
  • Maintain relationship with Glad Tidings families o equip them to be authentic Christ followers
  • Develop leaders to fulfill the culture of Glad Tidings Church: Everyone Attends, Everyone Serves, Everyone Gives and Everyone Invites
  • Track data for measurable growth objectives for the Central Campus
  • Manage Administrative responsibilities
  • Attend and help lead weekly Staff Meetings 
  • Serve the Glad Tidings Church Network in other essential duties when called upon


Other Desired Skills

  • Planning Center 
  • Social media
  • Creative thinker 
  • Sermon Writing 
  • Teaching/Preaching



  • Servant-hearted
  • Collaborative 
  • Organized
  • Hard working
  • Team Builder 
  • Character- Current, vibrant, active relationship with Jesus; Daily time in the Word and Prayer
  • Recruiter of Leaders
  • Developer of Leaders
  • Networker- in GT, outside of GT and locally in Austin; Build relationships with local church family, neighbors, community, etc. 
  • Team Builder- Build, grow, develop a  team on the Central Campus; Build relationships and develop other leaders. 
  • Connected and Involved with the church- Build relationships with GT Central attendees; purposefully connect and get to know local campus, broadening and deepening relationship circle; lead or attend a small group
  • Unifier- unite and not divide; God’s vision is focus
  • Family- model strong family; first and priority after God. 
  • Team Player- connect with local staff and move toward vision 


To Apply, Please Do The Following

  • Submit a resume with references 
  • Submit a link to at least 2 preaching/teaching videos
  • Submit any personality (DISC) or leadership profile-type assessments
  • Submit links to social media accounts (made public)
  • Submit a video introduction from you and your spouse *not necessary, but appreciated*

About Glad Tidings Assembly of God

We believe in declaring hope and developing people, so that they can reach their God given potential. We are a spirit- filled church that exists to help people experience life-change through Jesus. Our weekly services consist of Sunday morning service, Wednesday evening service, and small groups.

Apply Now
Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
4 months ago
Austin, Texas

Assemblies of God

Church Size
500-750 people