Associate Pastor


Mid-Atlantic District C&MA

Associate Pastor of Worship Arts and Discipleship JOB TITLE: Associate Pastor of Worship Arts and Discipleship Department/Group: Staff Pastor Location: East New Market, MD Travel Required: Yes, mileage reimbursable Licensing required: Yes, C&MA Accreditation Position Type: Full-time Salary HR Contact: Head Pastor Mark Brumley Date Posted: January 25, 2021 Will Train Applicant: On the job training, as needed ed Background Check: Required Preferred start date: A.S.A.P Reporting to: Head Pastor of SAC – Mark Brumley ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Worship Arts responsibilities: - Lead worship regularly during our Sunday worship services - Organize teams of lay-people who will lead worship on a rotation, serving in a variety of roles (i.e., instrumentalists, vocalists, tech team, etc.) - Increase church-wide engagement in worship - Teach lessons (if possible) and train people to serve in worship ministry Discipleship responsibilities: - Head up and lead small groups ministries - Weekly staff meetings - Preaching/teaching – 1 time a month - Church administration – as directed by Senior Pastor - Regional, national, and worldwide engagement with the ministries of the C&MA CHARACTER TRAIT REQUIREMENTS: - A life-giving, intimate, personal relationship with Jesus - A humble, teachable spirit to work under the authority of the Head Pastor and Governing Board - Must manage all areas of life and ministry (especially church finances, relationships with children, and personal soul care) with integrity and accountability - Must be willing to regularly tithe to SAC and faithfully give to the Great Commission Fund of the C&MA QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: - Called by God to pastoral ministry - Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree or Ministerial Study Program - C&MA Accreditation and pursuant of C&MA Ordination/Consecration (to be completed within 3 years) - Preferred: At least 30 hours of Bible & Theology courses, 15 hours of Ministry/Missions PREFERRED SKILLS: - Worship leading skills - Teaching skills, especially Bible teaching, music lessons, etc. - Any other skills/certification helpful in advancing the mission of the local Church FINANCIAL PACKAGE - The salary for this position will scale with the Dorchester County teacher pay scale, based upon years of licensed ministry with the C&MA. Entry-level salary, with no C&MA experience, is $35,000 plus benefits. (This package is about $45,000 to $50,000) BENEFITS: - Employer-sponsored Health Insurance plan with significant monthly premium assistance - C&MA 403(b) Retirement Plan with limited employer matching contribution - Tax-sheltered mileage reimbursement for use of personal vehicle for church business - Health Savings Account with an annual employer contribution - Annual budget for pastor’s continuing education opportunities and pastoral resources - Personal church credit card with annual budget for primary ministry areas Paid vacation policy: - Less than 1-year C&MA experience: one week/year - 1-5 years C&MA experience: two weeks/year - 6-10 years C&MA experience: three weeks/year - 11+ years C&MA experience: four weeks/year - Short-term sick leave is encouraged. Long-term sick leave can be arranged as needed. - All national holidays are days off and the church office is closed HOUSING: - Affordable housing options are available in our area. Contact us for details. ABOUT US: Sunnyside Alliance Church (SAC) is a small but growing (110 avg. attendance) Alliance church in a rural setting on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Our area of ministry is Dorchester County, which has a farming, hunting and waterman culture. We are located on the Choptank River of the Chesapeake Bay. Dorchester County is about halfway between Washington, D.C. and Ocean City, MD, roughly one hour from those cities, as well as Baltimore and Dover. To learn more about SAC, please watch our “Welcome To Sunnyside” video on our website, and fill out the “I’m Interested” form to schedule a phone interview with our staff. LINK - Phone: 410-943-8413


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