Spring Branch Community Church

Associate Pastor

Spring Branch Community Church
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 05/09/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Spring Branch Community Church, Virginia Beach VA, is seeking to fill the positon of Associate Pastor, Adult and Family Ministries.  Qualified candidates should have exemplary communication skills and a passion to build people/ministries.  Spring Branch has been a member of the Willow Creek Association since 1993, and hosts the Global Leadership Summit.  An extensive network of ministries/missions launches mission teams to Managua, Nicaragua, Copenhagen, Denmark and Lome, Togo, West Africa.

Founding and Senior Pastor Michael Simone attended Palmer and received a D.Min. | Marriage and Family in 1992.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Debbie Hudson-Payne, debbie@springbranch.org.  Please see springbranch.org for more information on who we are and what we believe.


Classification:        Full Time/Exempt

Reports to:            Senior Pastor


experience, skills, abilities, spiritual gifts:

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience in large church ministry and administration
  • Passion and enthusiasm for seeing people grow in community
  • Proven experience in leading and developing leaders, as well as supervising staff and volunteers
  • Experience and ability in teaching and curriculum selection in large and small group settings
  • Strong relational skills.
  • Effective communication skills; interpersonal, written and verbal
  • Detail-oriented and organized in ministry management
  • Ability to create ministry events
  • Ability to recruit, equip and motivate volunteers
  • Pastoral Gifts: Leadership, teaching, wisdom, equipping


SBCC competencies and expectations:

  • Embrace and embody the mission, vision and 5G values of Spring Branch
  • Be reliable, take initiative, and be self motivated
  • Embrace and adapt to growth, change, innovation and creativity
  • Use appropriate judgment in the areas of discretion, sensitivity, & confidentiality
  • Have a cooperative, healthy and motivating relationship with supervisors and co-workers
  • Be a 360 degree leader
  • Embrace ministry projects and initiatives as assigned to benefit church growth, health and spiritual maturity.
  • Work days are Tuesday – Friday & Sunday


Essential Functions:

  • Leads Family Ministry team to develop vision, strategy, and implementation plan for ministry with families.
  • Leads the Young Adult Team to develop effective ministry connections/events for  20’s – 30’s.

  • Leads the ongoing development of Life Groups.
  • DISCOVER SPRING BRANCH | assimilation
  • Develops vision and strategy that welcomes individuals/families and helps them to connect with church life and ministry.
  • Develops & Leads a membership process.


  • As assigned


  •  Develops vision and strategy that will build and grow the volunteer team.
  •  Leads volunteer implementation & training strategy for all Church Adult Ministries.
  •  Facilitate Discover Your Design classes so that people will find their gift mix and plug in.



  • Reports to the Senior Pastor
  • Staff connection for Men’s, Women’s, Senior Adult Ministries
  • Serves on Leadership Team
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