Central District C&MA
Position Summary: The Associate Pastor's primary duties will be to oversee the Youth and Children’s ministries of Shelby Alliance. He will work in conjunction with the Sr. Pastor in other areas of ministry including but not limited to Worship, Preaching, Visitation, Outreach, local and global missions. Responsibilities of the Associate Pastor: 1. Lead and disciple the youth of Shelby Alliance (5th-12th grade) through well prepared lessons and discipleship training. 2. Oversee and coordinate the children’s ministry of Shelby Alliance (Birth – 4th grade) 3. Develop a team of adult volunteers to grow in leadership and authority as they serve with the Associate in areas of youth and children’s ministry. 4. Meet with pastor and staff weekly for prayer and planning. 5. Attend as a voting member all board of ministry meetings and as a non-voting member of all elder meetings as directed. 6. Participate in district events for youth and children. Associate Pastor Qualifications: 1. Ministry related Bachelor’s degree or greater (OR significant ministry experience) 2. Meets scriptural requirements found in 1 Tim.3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9. 3. Able to articulate clearly conversion experience and crisis experience of sanctification. 4. Adheres to doctrine of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (http://cmalliance.org/about/beliefs/) 5. Has a clear call to ministry. 6. Has a clear understanding of God’s word. 7. Committed to being a lifelong learner and willing to grow. 8. Organizational / computer skills necessary for the position. Responsibilities of Shelby Alliance Church: 1. Provide guidance and support from Sr. Pastor, Board of Elders, and Board of Ministries. 2. Provide expenses for materials needed as well as mileage reimbursement. 3. Commitment to the ministry of prayer and encouragement for the Associate Pastor. Terms of Call: 1. Full Time Salaried employee 2. Two (2) weeks of paid vacation minimum (more as directed by district guidelines)
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