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SAAM Church

Associate Pastor

SAAM Church
Sacramento, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/07/2008
Categories: Associate Pastor
Denominations: Baptist -- American
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Associate Pastor will join our Lead Teaching Pastor and Church
Leadership Council in guiding and forming our community in the image of
Christ. He/She will be a person of prayer and the word who seeks the
heart and mind of God. The Associate Pastor's duties will include
developing, leading, and organizing the ministries of the community.

We are excited to be welcoming a humble leader to our community who will
share his/her spiritual gifts while working closely with our Lead

In addition to being a person of God, the Associate Pastor should:

. Work well with others and be a team player
. Encourage and inspire others to grow in their faith
. Be relationally intentional and connect well with others
. Provide direction and vision for SAAM
. Possess the ability to delegate effectively
. Be an enthusiastic self-starter
. Possess strong administrative, organizational and communication

Involvement and responsibility of the following, in varying degrees, may
. Providing pastoral needs
. Cultivating an environment of spiritual formation
. Encouraging prayer fellowship
. Supporting community outreach efforts
. Providing counseling
. Preaching with the guidance of our Lead Teaching Pastor
. Developing children's, youth and adult ministry
. Organizing and leading the worship team
. Supporting church administration


SAAM Church is open to hiring an Associate Pastor who has limited
pastoral experience but is prepared and desires to grow as a church
leader. SAAM (Sacramento Asian American Ministries) is an American
Baptist Church started 20 years ago with a vision to reach English
speaking Asians. Over time the community has become more diverse,
reaching many different ethnic groups. Although SAAM Church has an Asian
influence, we embrace anyone in need of the love of God. SAAM Church is
also diverse in its generational representation.

God's Mission for our Church is to love God, love people, and to build

By God's grace, we seek to glorify God by loving Him wholeheartedly,
loving people unconditionally and sacrificially, and by building devoted

Through God's power, we aim to develop a healthy community of
Christ-followers that are ministering and bringing the Good News of
Jesus Christ to the local area.

We strive to be a healthy church, balancing the five main purposes of
the Christian church: Community, Discipleship, Mission, Serving, and

We Value:
. The Scriptures
. Spirit-led prayer
. Service
. Humility
. Grace
. Excellence
. Joyful creativity
. Hospitality
. Authenticity
. Discipleship