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Assistant Pastor of Adult Ministries

Job type: Full-time

Category: Associate/Executive Pastor

Location: Knoxville, TN Post Date: March 28, 2017

Overview

The Assistant Pastor is responsible for providing leadership to a broad spectrum of adult ministries with a focus on equipping, shepherding, and new member assimilation.

This person must be ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) and have 15+ years of ministry experience.

Description

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

ADULT MINISTRIES

 Oversee K-Group and adult Bible study ministries that include recruitment, training of leaders, approval of resources, and developing vision

 Oversee Sunday morning classes (ABC's -- Adult Bible Communities) that include teaching a class weekly, training of teachers, and developing vision

Coordinate with the Men of the Covenant Leadership Team to plan events and provide leadership for the men of the church

Maintain staff contact with Women's Ministry

Develop and implement an appropriate ministry program specifically for young families

Assist the Senior Pastor in the formation and implementation of the adult discipleship curriculum and ministry

 Assist the Senior Pastor in developing, implementing, and modeling an effective evangelism ministry for the entire congregation

PASTORAL CARE & SHEPHERDING

Provide pastoral care to hospitalized individuals and congregation "shut ins"

Counsel families and individuals in crisis

 Coordinate with the Session's Shepherding Committee to provide oversight to elder shepherding efforts

ASSIMILATION OF NEW MEMBERS & MEMBERS INTO MINISTRY

 Assist the Senior Pastor in organizing Discovery (new member class) throughout the year

 Oversee organization and function of the Sunday morning Greeter Team

Ensure that the member involvement database is updated throughout the year

GENERAL PASTORAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 Attend Executive Staff Meetings and Monthly Staff Meetings

Help organize churchwide events throughout the year

Preach as requested

Attend Session Meetings

Attend Presbytery Meetings

Perform weddings and funerals

ACCOUNTABILITY

The Assistant Pastor is directly accountable to the Senior Pastor for day-to-day performance, and to the Session for performance related to the Principal Function.

HOURS

Primarily regular office hours Monday through Friday. However, because of the demands of the job, the Assistant Pastor will find it necessary to spend many hours in attendance at various meetings outside of normal hours. Therefore, by agreement of the Senior Pastor, the Assistant Pastor will be allowed to maintain a flexible office schedule.

EXEMPT

How to apply

Send resumes and Ministerial Data Form (MDF) to Seth Hammond at shammond@christcov.org

For more information visit: http://www.christcov.org