Associate Pastor Full Time

@ Central Baptist Church in El Centro
  • El Centro, California View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Associate Pastor
  • Date Posted: 26 December 2022
  • Application closes: 31 March 2023
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    Job Description

    The Associate Pastor is one who is gifted and is called to church ministry, loves people, and has a passion for evangelism, outreach, and missions both personally and at the ministry level within a multi-generational congregation setting. He has a passion for the Word of God and desire to proclaim the Word of God with conviction and confidence always moving the congregation towards taking consistent spiritual steps. He is missions-minded and will lead the congregation to serve both locally and globally. The Associate Pastor is one who casts a vision for the ministries under his direction. He lives out the Great Commission by sharing the gospel boldly from the pulpit, by being in the community, and through one-on-one relationships.


    The following defines the specific functions performed by the Associate Pastor:

    · Support the Senior Pastor in the overall vision casting and leadership of the church’s teaching.

    · Work with the Senior Pastor to ensure weekend services are planned and executed.

    · Communication skills to effectively preach and teach as called upon.

    · Work with the leadership team to oversee Sunday morning volunteer groups such as the welcome center, coffee, communion and any other special events.

    · Work with the leadership team to recruit, train, spiritually support and effectively supervise volunteers and to follow up contact with new guests and members who have not attended church for a couple of weeks.

    · Provide pastoral care to include but not limited: to hospital visits, conduct funerals and weddings and provide counseling.

    · Intentional about building relationships with congregation. Tends to the spiritual needs of the congregation as one who will give an account to God.

    Personal Qualifications:

    · Exhibit evidence of Christian character and servant leadership as stated in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9, and 1 Peter 5:1-4 in work environment as well as in home/family setting.

    · Give evidence of a spiritually balanced life. (Prayer, bible study, rest, worship, financial stewardship)

    · Doctrinally aligned with CCC’s Statement of Faith, doctrinal positions, mission, and core values.

    · Possesses personality, temperament and interpersonal skills to relate and serve effectively within a multi-generational congregation setting.

    Education & Skills:

    · Experience and or training in one or more of the following areas; music, youth ministry and evangelism.

    · Engaging experienced teacher/presenter who can bring practical life application to the scriptures.

    · Demonstrate knowledge and ability to guide a seeker to become a baptized disciple of Jesus.


    ·        To have a college degree, preferably from a Christian college or university.

    ·        Experience in social media management as it pertains to church ministries.

    Hours & Benefits:

    The Associate Pastor will be classified as a full-time, exempt employee. Benefits offered will be consistent with the current policy for insurance, paid time off (PTO) and holidays. This is a minimum 40 hour per week position.

    Application closes: March 31, 2023

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