ASSOCIATE PASTOR – Job Description (Full Time)
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, MINOT, ND
A. POSITION TITLE: Associate Pastor of First Baptist Church
B. PRIMARY FUNCTION: Assist the Pastoral Staff in the Gospel ministry and provide for the spiritual needs of the congregation.
C. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the Senior Pastor in providing for the pastoral care needs of the members and friends of First Baptist Church with personal visits (including hospital and nursing home visits)
Lead the Small Group ministry of First Baptist Church
Make phone contacts with new and recent visitors and encourage their involvement at FBC. Assist with assimilation of visitors through personal contacts and visits. Lead and assist the Deacon Board with the church visitation ministry.
Assist the Senior Pastor in providing preaching as needed
Assume additional tasks as needed and directed by the Senior Pastor
D. ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP AND AUTHORITY:
1) The Associate Pastor will report directly to the Senior Pastor and will be accountable to him for performance, evaluation, and supervision
2) The Associate Pastor is to be both a ministry-oriented person and function in administrative capacities as requested by the Senior Pastor
3) The Associate Pastor will work in close harmony with the Pastoral and Office Staff and will be expected to be a team player
4) The Associate Pastor will have the authority to implement programs and policies agreed to by the Senior Pastor in consultation with the Board of Elders