Associate Pastor

Sardis Baptist Church

Job Description

Job Description: Associate Pastor:


Biblical References: Acts 20:28-32; 1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9; 1 Peter 5:1-4


General Description for Associate Pastor:


Full time position


The Associate Pastor is primarily responsible for working closely with the Senior Pastor in leading the church through the preaching and teaching of God’s Word, development and refining of church vision, general church administration, and for the oversight of family ministries. The Associate Pastor is a team pastor position governed by all applicable paragraphs in the current Constitution, Article 2, Section 2 - Pastoral Staff.



Specific Responsibilities:


•       Regularly preach and teach God’s Word. 

•       Work closely with Senior Pastor in the development and casting of church vision for discipling church members, reaching our community with the Gospel, practically caring for our community, and spreading the Gospel throughout the world

•       Serves as the Chairman of the Family Ministry Team

•       Responsible for the biblically based development, implementation, and oversight of the children’s and youth ministries falling under the family ministries umbrella

•       Responsible for the recruiting and training of ministry leaders needed within the various Family Ministry areas of responsibility

•       Works with family ministry leaders and adult ministry leaders to provide an efficient transition from children’s ministry to the youth group, and from youth group to adult ministries

•       Prepare and present the Family Ministry budget on an annual basis

•       Responsible for overseeing all ministry duties in the absence of the Senior Pastor

•       Conducts or assists in weekly church services.

•       Conducts or assists in weddings and funerals for church members as needed

•       Represents the pastoral staff at committee and ministry team meetings as needed

•       Cooperates with all staff and various committees to promote unity and continuity of all ministry endeavors within the church


Education & Skills:


•       Bachelor’s degree required 

•       Master’s degree from accredited Christian seminary preferred

•       At least 2 years of ministry experience


Personal Growth Responsibilities:


•       Maintains a continued growth of personal calling and walk with the Lord through Bible study and prayer

•       Maintains personal priorities within the home and family as the spiritual leader of the home

•       Develops and exercises personal evangelism within and outside the church

About Sardis Baptist Church

We are a Southern Baptist Church in rural South Carolina. Sardis Baptist Church (SBC) is a body of believers who have been transformed by God’s grace for His glory. The purpose of SBC is to glorify God in all that we do as a church and as individual members. We believe our primary mission is to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to our community, our region, and the world. To fulfill that mission, we strive to grow mature followers of Jesus Christ through the preaching and teaching of God’s Word and the fellowship of a saved and active membership. 

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Experience Required
1-5 years

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Master's Degree

Date Posted
1 week ago
Location
Swansea, South Carolina

Denomination
Baptist: SBC

Church Size
0-100 people