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Associate Pastor of Dischipleship

Job type: Full-time

Category: Associate/Executive Pastor

Location: Ovilla, TX Post Date: September 27, 2017


The Pastor of Discipleship is a called and qualified man who seeks to pastorally equip and disciple members of Grace Church of Ovilla, according to the model of Ephesians 4:11-16. The Pastorof Discipleship is a man who is committed to the vision of making disciples by God's grace for his glory.

Qualifications: Prior to joining GCO's staff, an Associate Pastor should:

Be a man who evidences the basic qualifications of an elder as laid out in 1 Timothy 3.

Have completed a relevant bible college (bachelor) and/or seminary degree; a masters/seminary-level degree is preferred.

Be humble, teachable, and open to evaluation.

Be in general agreement with GCO's statement of Faith and teaching.


The Pastor's responsibilities include:


o Oversight of Discipleship Culture

o Oversight of Life Group Ministry

o Oversight of Youth Ministry Strategy (Supervising the Youth Director)

o Oversight of Children's Ministry Strategy


o Help care for Life Group Leaders and STLs (Servant Team Leaders)

o Actively participate in praying for the members and attenders of GCO

o Engage in counseling opportunities as available

o Make hospital and home visits


o Provide aide in leadership development

o Disciple and mentor other believers who attend GCO


o Participate on the Teaching Team, as needed

o Join the rotation to teach the Youth on Wednesdays

o Participate in Life Group Leader and STL trainings


o Actively participate in worship and fellowship with the church body

o Attend GCO's monthly prayer meeting, The Gathering


o Attend GCO Elder Meetings

o Attend STL Meetings (Once a Month)


The Associate Pastor is expected to work full-time (40 hours, including Sunday morning services). Special ministry opportunities (e.g. hospital visits, weddings, funerals, special teaching opportunities) will be performed by the Associate Pastor as needed.

How to apply

Send cover letter and resume to