Assistant Pastor Part time

@ Coram Deo in Las Cruces
  • Las Cruces , New Mexico View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - PCA
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: May 13 2024
  • Application closes: August 31 2024
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    Job Description

    CANDIDATE PROFILE
    As a church plant, the exact duties and tasks of each member of our team are dynamic. Our priority is to find someone in alignment with our church culture and values, and the day-to-day tasks will be divided based on each
    person’s skills and passions.

    We’re looking for someone who is willing to share the burden of pastoral ministry and desires to serve in a supportive relationship with our church planting pastor, connecting their families to support each other for long-term health in ministry.

    Our staff team prioritizes healthy cycles of work and rest and values the health of your family above performance and results in ministry. Rather than using ministry to prove our value, we encourage one another to find our value in the gospel. We see our roles as repenters-in-chief and believers-in-chief of the church. We’re part of a healthy presbytery that encourages these same values and provides strong relational support of one another. I hope you’ll consider being part of our team!

    Basic Qualifications
    *  Master’s in Divinity with a focus on reformed theology
    *  3 years of experience in pastoral ministry
    *  Is (or is able to be) ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America
    *  Deep personal faith and commitment to personal growth and a character that embodies the requirements of an Elder (1 Tim 3; Titus 1)
    *  Alignment with the vision, mission, and values of Coram Deo

    Next Generation Ministries
    As a young, growing church, we have a unique opportunity to invest into the lives of young children, youth and college students. This role will help oversee the Nińos ministry, which comprises of K-12. While the Assistant
    Pastor will not be involved in the day-to-day operations of these ministries, he will provide vision and oversight to the ministry as a whole. In this capacity, he will oversee two part-time staff members who run both the children and youth departments.

    At the current moment, we have no college ministry but given our proximity to New Mexico State University, there is significant opportunities to pioneer a new ministry.

    Missional Communities & Evangelism
    The heartbeat of our church are Missional Communities, which are groups of Christians living in both community and on mission together to serve the city of Las Cruces. The ideal candidate will help oversee the Missional
    Community ministry, helping them lead to greater discipleship, mission, and evangelism in the city.

    The ideal candidate will also have a heart of evangelism and service that will lead the congregation in such activities .

    General Pastoral Responsibilities
    The Assistant Pastor will serve as the second pastor of Coram Deo. Ideally, the candidate will be involved in regular pastoral duties such as preaching, leading liturgy, counseling, visitations, and other general pastoral duties.

    CANDIDATE CHARACTERISTICS
    *  A personal life characterized by holy living and an intimate walk with the Lord
    *  A rich personal prayer life
    *  A heart for evangelism (both local and global)
    *  Alignment with our philosophy of ministry which closely aligns with Neo-Calvinism/Kuyperian stream of evangelism, discipleship and cultural engagement.
    *  Ability to serve in humility in a Presbyterian church with a diverse group of theological and denominational backgrounds.
    *  Preference will be given to candidates who are fluent in Spanish and have experience serving in a Hispanic context.
    *  A strong, organized working style, with a demonstrated ability to delegate tasks, manage results, and work closely with others

    NEXT STEPS
    Send the following information by email
    *  Current resume
    *  Three references
    *  2 Sermons (preferably video)
    *  A separate, 1-page statement describing your philosophy of pastoral ministry
    *  Ministerial Data Form (MDF)

    Application closes: August 31, 2024

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