Assistant Pastor Full Time

@ Gracepoint Church in Glenside
  • Glenside, Pennsylvania View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - PCA
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 12 November 2021
  • Application closes: 28 February 2022
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    Job Description

    We are currently seeking a fulltime assistant pastor whose primary role is to oversee and shepherd our education department but also assist the lead pastor and session in carrying out the vision of Gracepoint.

    Role & Responsibilities:

    1. Develop and streamline the structure, transitions, curriculum, and the spiritual formation plan for the Education Department

    2. Provide support, training, and accountability for the children’s ministry leaders and volunteers

    3. Oversee EDU Dept Events (e.g. VBS, Trunk or Treat, Xmas presentation, PTA meetings,
    Graduation, etc.)

    4. Assist in Adult EDU ministries (e.g. Growth Group, Sunday School, Men’s Group,  Women’s Group, etc.)

    5. Assist and participate in session and staff meeting to help support the administration, worship, outreach, and inreach ministry

    6. Assist in presiding, preaching, teaching, and administering the sacraments as needed

    7. Assist in pastoral care, visitations, and counseling as needed

    8. Assist in churchwide events (e.g. Mission Trips, Retreats, Prayer Meetings, Podcasts,
    Devotionals, Congregational Mtg, etc.) as needed

    9. Assist in other worship/church ceremonies (e.g. weddings, funerals, infant baptism, hospital visits, etc.) as needed

    10. Assist in administrative support (e.g. emails, phone calls, presbytery meetings, vision
    planning, etc.)


    Education & Qualifications:

    1. Biblical requirements for an Elder stated in 1 Tim 3 and Titus 2

    2. Graduate of an M.Div or higher degree

    3. Ordained Minister (PCA and transfer to Eastern PA Presbytery preferred)

    4. Gospel centered teaching, preaching, and philosophy of ministry


    Skills & Attributes:

    1. Committed to the purpose and core values of Gracepoint

    2. Humility, flexibility, and faithfulness to serve God and His church as needed.

    3. Team player who can work with different staff members and openness to serve a multi
    cultural and diverse congregation

    4. Selfinitiating, proactive, and diligent worker

    5. Shepherd’s heart

    6. Explore and pray for the possibility church planting

    7. Ability to lead worship (preferred but not required)

    Benefits:
    1. Salary commensurate with experience

    2. Special allowance for selfemployment tax (7.65%)

    3. Pension contribution of 10% of your total annual salary

    4. Three weeks of vacation from all pastoral duties

    5. One conference per year for continuing education or one week study leave

    6. Medical and Life/Disability Insurance


    Application Requirements:

    1. Resume

    2. Brief statement of calling into ministry

    3. Video or audio file of sermon

    4. Three ministry references


    Please send the completed application packet by email.

    Application closes: February 28, 2022

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