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Associate Pastor of Families

First Baptist Church
Posted: 02/13/2023
Salary/Range: TBD
Tallassee, Alabama

Associate Pastor

of Families


Personal Attributes


This person will be an ordained minister of the Gospel.  As a pastor and spiritual leader of the church, he is expected to embody and reflect in his life and ministry the biblical qualifications of a pastor as found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.


He shall give evidence of a genuine conversion experience and a growing maturity in his Christian life and possess a personal awareness and conviction of a divine call to the Gospel Ministry.


Strengths for the role


Education/Training: A graduate degree from an SBC seminary is preferred. Ministry Experience in age-graded ministry is preferred. He shall possess a working knowledge of discipleship, equipping, and spiritual formation strategies.


Personal Traits: Prayerful, Humble, Bold, Decisive, Cooperative, and Collaborative. He shall possess the heart of a shepherd, the mind of a servant, and the mentality of a leader as he works to Honor Christ in all things.


Personal Skill: Communicates Clearly and with creativity. Excellent Interpersonal relationship skills. Strategic Thinker. Builder Mentality.  Organized, on time, and prepared. He shall possess the ability to preach/teach to a wide range of ages, build discipleship and equipping strategies that are family-focused and holistic, and lead teams to accomplish on-campus programming.




·      Discipleship

o   Assist the church in developing a discipleship strategy for parents and children ages birth through college.

o   Assist in the planning, organization, and execution of annual equipping events. (Marriage, Parenting, Men and Women’s ministry, etc.)

o   Provide insight into all aspects of discipleship and equipping.

·      Children’s Ministry

o   Oversee and assist the Children and Pre School Ministry teams on policy and ministry.

o   Assist the children’s ministry in discipleship and activity planning by ensuring appropriate volunteers are trained and in place for Wednesday night activities.

§  Plan, promote, and organize children’s ministry camp each year.

o   Help with planning, promoting, and training volunteers for Vacation Bible School.

o   Help with planning and promoting children’s ministry activities and sponsored events.

o   Prepare and administrate the Children’s Ministry’s annual budget.

o   In time oversee and work with ministry staff of preschool and children’s ministries. (Interns, associates, residents, etc.)

·      Student Ministry

o   Oversee and assist the Student Ministry Team on policy and ministry.

o   Be the primary teacher/speaker/activity planner for the student ministry.

o   Engage students outside the church setting. (Events, sports activities school functions, etc.)

o   Assist the Youth ministry in discipleship and activity planning.

§  Teacher for Wednesday Night youth activities.

§  Teach and equip adult volunteers for small groups on Sunday.

§  Plan, promote, and go with students to Summer Camp each year.

o   Plan, promote, and provide meaningful fellowships for students outside the Sunday and Wednesday Schedules.

o   Prepare and administrate the annual youth ministry budget.

o   In time oversee and work with ministry staff of Student Ministry.  (Interns, associates, residents, etc.)

·      Pastoral

o   Assist the pastor with hospital and home visitation.

o   Assist the pastor with ministry needs.

o   Assist the pastor with preaching/teaching.

o   Assist the pastor in other duties assigned by the pastor.


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