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We are currently accepting applications for a new position at FCBC: Assistant Pastor of Outreach and Administration. If after reading the Job Description and the Ideal Candidate Description below, you feel led to apply, please email the following information to the church Administrative Assistant, Adrian Kashproenko at fcbc@fcbc.church.

1. Resume

2. Ministry Philosophy

3. A brief story of someone you have led to the Lord and subsequently discipled, as well as an example of a ministry project you have administrated effectively.



Assistant Pastor Position Description

Pastor of Outreach and Administration

The Assistant Pastor supports the Senior Pastor in equipping church members to accomplish the Friendship vision and mission. The position involves utilizing pastoral gifts to administrate and manage the church by enabling the congregation to effectively reach out into the community.

Specific duties include (listed roughly in order of importance)

– Collaborate with the Pastor and Elders to discern and implement God’s vision for Friendship

– Build relationships with community leaders, discerning outreach and ministry opportunities. Equip and encourage church members to engage their community and friends with the gospel

– Lead in church-wide outreach efforts. Identify needs, find ways to meet them, help us share the gospel

– Assist each growth group in identifying and meeting needs in its community. Equip each growth group to share the gospel

– Lead evangelism and outreach training. Equip members to run outreach oriented growth groups utilizing the Seamless or Christianity Explored curriculum

– Prepare the church to lead a church plant, other/multi-campus or church revitalization project. Identify current plants or revitalization projects the church can partner with to learn from and prepare for our own planting/revitalization work

– While taking responsibility for the administrative aspects of church ministries, seek to disciple, enable and equip lay members to accomplish the bulk of the ministry. Serve in a supporting and directive role, encouraging the members to identify and develop their spiritual gifts, passions and callings

– Effectively administrate the church business matters, including insurance, vendor contracts, purchasing and other duties as assigned

– Administrate, manage and collaborate on the church budget, including development, oversight and tracking through the year. Oversee expenditures and work closely with the ministry leaders, church treasurer and elder of finance to ensure the expenditures accomplish the vision of the church and meet and maintain financial discipline

– Oversee event planning/master church calendar, especially major ministry events and the requisite planning. Support the ministry leaders with reminders and other aids to ensure excellence in every ministry

– Ensure the church children’s ministries, policies, volunteer screening processes and security procedures conform to best practices and take every reasonable effort to protect the children and church members

– Fill in for and assist the Senior Pastor as needed, including pulpit supply, teaching, visitation, counseling, evangelism and discipleship

– Serve in whatever capacity is needed to enable Friendship to accomplish its mission of bringing people to Christ and developing them into fully devoted followers of Jesus.

 

Role Clarification (the two overlap, and serving each other as a team mate is expected)

Senior Pastor Assistant Pastor
Discern God’s vision and lead towards it Discern and implement the vision (management)
Bulk of time: preaching, prayer, pastoring Bulk of time: community, administrate, equip
Oversee the theology Oversee the ministry
Focus on teaching/preaching Focus on equipping/outreach


 

FCBC Assistant Pastor

Ideal Candidate Description

The ideal candidate will…

            Have a consistent and demonstrable prayer and devotional life

Possess the qualifications of elder listed in 1 Tim 3 and Titus 1

            Have a ministry philosophy based on Ephesians 4:11-16

 Focus on equipping the church to do the work of the ministry

            Have a gifting and aptitude for many of the following:

Primary: Evangelism, administration, outreach, effective team building, coaching

Secondary: Music, counseling, facilitation, collaborative teaching

Have a passion for church planting/revitalization and reaching people with the gospel and be interested in planting/revitalizing or leading a church campus in 3-5 years

Have a shepherd’s heart, loving people over programs

            Have a servant’s heart, willing to serve in any capacity in order to better equip the church

            Enjoy collaborating on/implementing big-picture ideas; be a capable project manager

            Be disciplined and organized

We are open to a candidate who…

            May be pursuing ministry later in life

            Has demonstrated secular vocational experience

(especially in education, administration, leadership, and/or management)

Possesses a clear testimony/experience of relating to all of God’s people, especially those of various racial, ethnic or economic backgrounds

Technical requirements:

            Have an M.Div. or M.A. from a seminary theologically aligned with Friendship

            Be ordained (or pursuing ordination) by a church of like faith

            Have demonstrated effective leadership in a variety of church ministries for 5+ years

Compensation package:

            Salary commensurate with education and experience

Total compensation package will be between $60-70k