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Church of the Saviour

Family Pastor

Church of the Saviour
Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 02/13/2018
Categories: Family Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Church of the Saviour is a non-denominational Christ-centered church of approximately 1,500 people in the Philadelphia suburb of Wayne, Pennsylvania. The Family Pastor has a heart for seeing our family of faith mature as disciples of Christ and is responsible for the vision and strategic leadership of the Family Ministry towards that end. The Director ensures this large and multi-faceted ministry supports the church-wide discipleship model: encouraging and empowering our family of faith to love God, love others, get equipped and serve the world. A leader of leaders, the Family Pastor recruits, oversees and equips a diverse and committed team of volunteers providing leadership, direction, and oversight to the premarital, marital, parenting, college, young adults, singles, and weddings/funerals.


The position will report directly to the Executive Pastor of Ministries and collaborates closely with relevant ministry and operations staff. The Family Pastor’s role is expected to require 45-55 hours per week, and will include, but is not limited to, the following essential job functions:


Primary Responsibilities


  • Develop and execute a vision for developing disciples of Christ as part of the overall vision and mission of the church
  • Create a multiplying ministry that not only connects people with each other but equips and emboldens them to serve Christ in the ways He calls them
  • Foster a culture of unity, clarity and focus, discerning and identifying the most urgent discipleship needs of families in the COS community and beyond and actively avoiding activities that do not contribute to the overall mission of the church
  • Ensure the ministry is effective in reaching and addressing the needs of nonbelievers, presenting the truth of the Gospel and connecting seekers with relevant resources and guidance
  • Recruit, develop and manage volunteer leaders and teams to help extend the reach of the ministry

o   Identify and nurture new leaders

o   Coach, train and support all leaders

o   Foster a Christ-centered, prayer-dependent, missional culture among leaders at all levels

  • Proactively coordinate with relevant peer ministries (e.g., Care, Children, Youth, Women, Men)
  • Manage the Family Ministry’s online presence and communications
  • Oversee all administrative components of ministry operations (e.g., finances, calendar, curriculum, facilities needs, internal communications)
  • Gifted, willing and able to preach biblical and relevant expository sermons
  • Promotes cross-generational discipleship
  • Oversees and officiates weddings and funerals
  • Perform other duties as needed


Essential Traits


  • A heart for God that is evidenced by proven character and a spiritual-mindedness that understands that “apart from Christ we can do nothing”
  • A Spirit-led believer, growing in personal sanctification and motivated to increase in spiritual fruitfulness 
  • An approachable person of integrity, authenticity and transparency, marked by humility
  • A compassionate person who seeks to empathize and understand the hearts of others 
  • A servant whose love for the gospel and heart for the lost is evident to others 
  • Able to model, motivate, lead and train others in Christian maturity 
  • Eager to minister in the ever-diversifying suburban Main Line setting 
  • A clear and effective communicator, desiring clarity and unity
  • Collaborates well in groups: valuing people, affirming diverse gifts, and cooperating appropriately 
  • Demonstrates commitment to the COS mission, discipleship process, values and team culture
  • Demonstrates passion for going above and beyond expectations
  • Is a leader of leaders – develops volunteers and lay leaders effectively
  • Demonstrates humility in words and actions
  • Works well with others: gives and receives feedback constructively and resolves conflict effectively
  • Displays flexibility and adaptability; able to pivot quickly and flourish in an ever-changing environment




  • A personal and maturing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a relevant field, preferred
  • Master’s degree from an accredited evangelical seminary
  • Demonstrated passion for sharing Christ with people of all ages with a proven ability to communicate with both the churched and un-churched 
  • Proven success in leading and developing volunteer leaders
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience/Skill working in an emerging multicultural environment
  • Agreement with all aspects of Church of the Saviour’s Statement of Faith
  • An ability and readiness to be a member of Church of the Saviour
  • Ordained or ordainable – meets the requirements of an elder and commits to follow the example of a biblical shepherd as set forth in 1 Pet. 5, 1 Tim. 3, and Titus 1, displaying deep Christian character and integrity of heart


Please send cover letter and resume to Stacey Sauchuk, Executive Director at