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First Church of Christ

Associate Minister

First Church of Christ
Atlantic, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 07/07/2015
Categories: Associate Pastor - Church Staff - Music Ministry - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Associate Minister

Position Reports To: Elders and Lead Minister

Last Revised: 6/07/15

We are a family of missionary servants, sent as disciples to make disciples


This is a full-time ministry position focusing on the Student Ministry of FCC. We are

seeking a skilled, enthusiastic, self-motivated and organized individual to lead Middle

School and High School discipleship and mentor a team of youth leaders who take

ownership in the Ministry.


The following list represents the major tasks/responsibilities required of this position.

Other duties may be assigned at the leadership's discretion when conditions demand.

1. Above all, the Associate Minister must keep the mission and focus of FCC in mind

at all times, eager to serve in any capacity, consistently leading by example as a

missionary servant, making disciples—regardless of ministry specialty.

2. Provide leadership and serve as the point person in carrying out consistent, intentional

activities for Student Ministry.

3. Enlist, equip, encourage, empower and evaluate those desiring to become involved

and those currently involved in Student Ministry leadership and teaching.

4. Teach adults, or students on an ongoing basis in Sunday school, youth group or

other activities.

5. Be involved in a small group on an regular basis.

6. Work with the Lead Minister, Children’s Leader and others to shape the discipleship

process of First Church of Christ.

7. Develop personal, discipling relationships with the youth and their families

through visitation and time spent together. Mentor others in methods of discipleship.

Disciples make disciples.

8. Assist in the visitation and follow-up with all local guests in a timely manner.

9. Assist Lead Minister with visitation of shut ins, especially in the area of Students

and their families. Visit the sick or hospitalized, respond to emergency situations

and be available for deaths and funerals of church members or their families.

10.Provide monthly reports that give progress updates on projects, programs, and visitations.

11.Create an annual calendar for student ministry activities, sponsor responsibilities

and training.

12.Keep the congregation informed of specific ministry activities through announcements,

posters, newsletters, website, weekly bulletins, and any other Church publications.

Activities need to be announced in a timely manner.

13.Preach as needed.

14.Promote Central Iowa Bible Camp through attending and providing leadership to

camp activities. Attend up to two weeks of camp per year.

The ideal candidate will posses the following qualifications and skills:

1. From the Restoration Movement/Christian Churches/Churches of Christ

2. Strong team building and leadership skills to teach, delegate and motivate others.

3. Strong computer, digital AV, and social media skills (including Mac OS X and ProPresenter)

4. A Bible College degree.

5. Demonstrable experience in leading Students and working well with other team


Next Steps:

Candidates who are interested in this position should take the following steps:

1. Submit a resume including a picture to

2. Submit ministry/leadership references and character references.

3. Upon successful submission of these items, candidates can expect a follow up email

with an outline for the next steps.