Associate Minister Full Time

@ Utica Church of Christ
  • Utica , Ohio View on Map
  • Denomination: Church of Christ
  • Job Category: Associate Pastor
  • Date Posted: February 4 2024
  • Application closes: May 31 2024
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    Job Description


    Associate Minister with emphasis on spiritual formation and connections.

    Utica Church of Christ, a growing church located in Utica, Ohio, is seeking a full-time associate minister to join our team. The associate minister will oversee key discipleship initiatives of the church and help all comers engage in the right next steps that help them mature in faith and develop substantive, faith-sustaining relationships within the church community.



    Develop and lead an effective strategy to assist a growing stream of worship attendees easily and efficiently take the next step in their relationship with God and assimilate into our church community.

    Give direct staff support to the Hospitality Team.

    Spiritual Growth:

    Develop an ongoing, growing adult education ministry (including all Adult Bible Study opportunities outside of the Sunday morning worship gathering).

    Continually recruit, train, and empower effective bible teachers.

    Be responsible for the curriculum, culture, and care of adult learning opportunities and their leaders.

    Journey Groups:

    Develop and lead the church’s Journey Group ministry; striving to increase the percentage of church members/attendees actively participating in groups (including men’s & women’s ministries).

    Continually recruit, train, and empower Journey Group leaders so that they are personally growing and reproducing themselves with future leaders.

    Be responsible for the curriculum, culture, and care of Journey Groups and their leaders.


    Education & Experience:

    The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree preferably from a Church of Christ/Christian Church seminary, and/or significant ministry experience.


    Exhibit a life which holds the character, calling, and competency of a minister of the Gospel.

    A continual pursuit of integrity and a commitment to living above reproach.

    Regular observance of spiritual growth disciplines—bible reading, prayer, & worship.

    Maintain a humble spirit and commitment to teamwork with other ministers, staff, and church members.


    Thrives in an environment with little supervision and is flexible to meet needs as they arise.

    Strong administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Ensures that all tasks are done correctly and thoroughly.

    Ability to build and maintain teams of responsible people through personal recruitment and coaching.

    Affirms and invests in the vision, mission, and values of the Utica Church of Christ.

    Please submit cover letter and resume by email  or mail to  Utica Church of Christ, P.O. Box 532, Utica, OH 43080


    Application closes: May 31, 2024

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