We are seeking a full time Associate Pastor who will work closely with the Senior Pastor and alongside other staff and leaders in pursuing the mission of Valley Church. Their primary function will be to facilitate different programs such as Alpha, The Marriage and Parenting Course, as well as heading up the Growth groups. This role also includes assisting with the service planning and design, community outreach, and some admin responsibilities. Responsibilities and Duties Expectations: • To understand, support and protect Valley Church’s mission, values and culture. • A growing personal relationship with Jesus and a passion for ministry. • An attitude of humility and a teachable spirit. • An encouraging, positive attitude and be a “go-to” leader. • Strong teaching/communication skills. • A heart for people and strong relational skills. Key Responsibilities: • Lead and develop the Growth Group structure of the church. • Support the Senior Pastor in the overall vision casting and leadership of the church’s teaching and weekend service planning, design and execution. Developing goals and objectives for Groups ministry in line with the strategic plan. • Lead and develop programs such as: Alpha, Marriage Course, and Parenting Course. • Pastoral Care as needed, including some counseling. • Casting and implementing a vision for sustainable and impactful outreach into the community. Overseeing specific outreach activities. • Develop structure to grow and release leaders into their gifts. • Leading and regularly teaching courses, leadership trainings, mid-week meetings and some Sundays. Forward resume or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
• Excellent communication skills • Strong relational skills with all generations
• Theological Training • Related ministry experience and Biblical training.