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Third Avenue Church

Associate Pastor of Students and Worship

Third Avenue Church
Danville, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 02/13/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


With assistance and guidance from the Lead Pastor and the Deacons, the Associate Pastor of Youth and Worship will provide leadership in several discipleship areas of our church ministry including worship ministry, youth ministry, pastoral care, and pastoral leadership.



  • Agrees with and supports the statement of faith of Third Avenue Congregational Christian Church

  • Performs various ministry duties in a Scriptural way above reproach

  • Makes certain all deacon/pastors are kept informed as to long range and short term planning

  • Supports the deacons and pastors vision while contributing in a team effort to reach our community and build Christ's Kingdom



  • A Christian with good character and committed member of the local congregation

  • Has a knowledge of Scripture, accepting all Scripture as the inspired word of God

  • Has a servant heart, willing to help others where possible

  • Possesses strong project management skills

  • Has a desire to share the gospel with others, having concern for the lost

  • Has a love for the worship of our Lord

  • Capable of leading others to Worship in a modern contemporary style and a blended/traditional style or Gospel style

  • Capable of leading a traditional choir in a modern relevant style or Gospel style

  • Has a heart and calling for youth ministry

  • Has earned a Bachelors Degree or greater from an accredited Bible College or Seminary


RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to) :


1. Worship Ministry

  • Planning, Preparation and coordination of worship services with input and direction from the Lead pastor

  • Selection of all praise/worship/choir music

  • Develop teaching/instruction opportunities about worship

  • Maintain System equipment keep all technology software up to date

  • Lead Worship at weekly services and select special events

  • Create engaging and innovative environments that allow for worship experiences


2. Student Ministry

  • Plan weekly student programming

  • Recruit and train volunteer team

  • Evaluate progress of the program and spiritual health of each student

  • Plan events that involve both students and their families

  • Oversee new Young Adults and College ministry

  • Effort to be involved in the schools and community in such a way as to support students from our church family and to establish relationships with school faculty and with other students


3. Associate Pastor

  • Attend weekly staff meetings

  • Assist as needed in visitor followup

  • Assist as needed in pastoral counseling

  • Preaching assignments as given by Lead Pastor

  • Teaching assignments as given by Lead Pastor


Total package starting at $45,000.00. Final compensation package will be set based upon education and experience


To apply please send Resume, Statement of Faith & Philosophy of Ministry, and video links for leading student ministry, preaching, and leading worship if available to Pastor Shevi ( and the Search Team Chairman; David Pierce (