Assistant Pastor Part time

@ Grace Community Church
  • Charlottesville View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - PCA
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 10 November 2021
  • Application closes: 1 February 2022
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    Job Description

    Christian Education
    Oversee the Christian Education ministries of the church (nursery, Sunday School,
    Children’s Ministries, and Youth)

    Implement and administer the church’s ministry to Youth, including programming and
    volunteer recruitment

    Provide pastoral care for the parents of our youth and children

    Provide support and encouragement to the Children’s Ministry Director

    Work with Senior Pastor on teaching plans and schedule for Adult Sunday School class

    Teach regularly in a variety of settings


    Oversee the Small Group ministry, including leader recruitment and training

    Serve as a resource to small group leaders

    Lead a small group

    Be the pastoral point of contact for the Men’s and Women’s Ministries

    Plan seminars on relevant topics to the congregation


    Preach on a regular basis (about 1012 times a year)

    Conduct weddings, funerals, and other services as requested

    Assist the Senior Pastor in providing pastoral care and counsel, including visitor follow up,
    regular visits with members, and hospital visits

    Commit to regularly seek relationships with nonbelievers and to invest in a growing
    understanding of the larger community

    Support staff, lay leaders, and members in the work of the church

    Assistant Pastor Candidate Packet

    Job Description


    Ordained or ordainable in the PCA

    A minimum of three years of pastoral experience

    Desired Characteristics

    Willingness to embrace Grace’s core theological principles and ministry values and goals

    Must be dependable, a team leader, and a selfstarter with the ability to take the initiative

    Able to set goals and work with and trust respective staff and volunteers to make it

    Humble and willing to meet people where they are

    Able to work collaboratively

    Good sense of humor (We laugh a lot. Seriously, a lot.)

    On a separate, typed sheet, please respond to the questions below and submit it along with
    your resume and cover letter. Please keep in mind the session is looking to get to know you, your heart, and your communication style. In other words, please do not submit a treatise in response to any one question. Try to limit your responses to 35 sentences (or less).

    1. Who is Jesus to you?

    2. How would you describe your philosophy of ministry?

    3. How do you take care of yourself spiritually and what are some of your struggles in
    this area?

    4. How do you balance personal life and ministry?

    5. What do you consider your passion in ministry?

    6. How do you view discipleship in the life of a church?

    7. How do you balance ministry to those in the church with reaching out to the

    8. What is your view of women in the church and where do you see their gifts utilized
    in ministry?

    9. What led you into full time ministry?

    Please email the following:

    Cover Letter

    Typed Questionnaire Responses

    Audio recordings of at least two sermons (link preferred)

    Please use the following format to label all attachments:







    Application Process

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
    However, the preferred cutoff date for new applications is February 1, 2022. Applications
    submitted after this date may not be considered.

    Application closes: February 1, 2022

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