Associate and Assistant Pastors
- Missional Pastor
- The Alton Mission
- Posted: 8/17/2017
- Salary/Range: Based on Experience
- Alton, IL
The mantra of the Alton Mission is not “Come think about Jesus like us,” but “Go be Jesus to them.” Our approach is missional (“Go”) and incarnational (“Be Jesus”), so we organize ourselves into Restore Communities that plant themselves around our city so we can dwell among our neighbors. We love our community, we break bread together, we are intergenerational, multi-ethnic, and most importantly lovers of Jesus that take seriously the call to be Jesus’ hands and feet in the community.
The Missional Pastor is responsible for activating, coaching, training, shepherding, and mobilizing micro communities (Restore Communities) of people to be followers of Jesus that live on mission in Alton, IL and the greater St. Louis region. 45% of the role will require preaching/teaching as a member of the teaching team.
• Loves Jesus
• Puts his/her family second only to their relationship with Christ and first in ministry priority.
• Supports and embodies the Mission, Vision, and Strategy of The Alton Mission
•Views every opportunity in life as a missional opportunity.
•Has a solid grasp of the scriptures
•Leads or has led small groups
•Is a great teammate and a multiplier
•Is gifted in casting vision and creative thinking
•Has solid communication skills in person, written, and with groups
•Coaching, training, shepherding, and mobilizing micro communities (Restore Communities)
•Activate new micro-communities (Restore Communities)
•Create new missional opportunities that meet the needs of Alton, IL and the broader St. Louis community.
•Set vision for missional projects whilst mobilizing/recruiting the church community and greater Alton citizenry to participate in these.
•Work with the Senior Pastor to lead Social Justice initiatives
•Preaching (45% of the time) and Teaching in small/large group settings
•Thoughtfully engage the church and local community
•Evidence of Biblical and/or Ministry training: Certificate, BA, Th.M, M.Div. etc.
•Minimum of 1-3 years of occupational ministry experience
•Experience leading small groups
•Proven track record of building ministry alliances, para-church alliances, and/or community alliances
•Demonstrated the ability to recruit and multiply both large group gatherings and small groups
•Experience participating in Social Just initiatives preferred
If this position interests you:
1.Apply through through KingdomCandidates.com (https://kingdomcandidates.com/jobs/30): applicants that apply by any other means will not be considered.
2.Submit Resume, Video(s) of you preaching, and preferably your philosophy of ministry and your statement of faith.
3.Consider writing a brief summary about yourself.
To Apply: www.kingdomcandidates.com