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Associate and Assistant Pastors

Formation Minister

FirstABQ Christian Church
Posted: 02/03/2023
Albuqueruqe,New Mexico

Formation Minister

First Christian Church · Albuquerque, NM · 2023


About this position —

The Formation Pastor is a Jesus follower, who equips people as followers of Jesus through the formation of adults in service, directing guest and newcomer ministry, small groups, and engaging church mission. This fulltime position reports to the Senior Pastor.


Apply if you are —

·       Passionate for connecting people to God, others and the mission of following Jesus

·       Showing evidence of an active growing relationship with God praying daily

·       Energized by building teams and doing what it takes to make the team succeed in ministry

·       Experienced with a minimum of 2-3 years in ministry, ministry degree (M.Div. preferred)


In this position you will —


○      Guide involvement in ministry by facilitating and creating structures for ministry

○      Oversee membership software, ministry lists, church directory, etc.

○      Oversee and organize Greeters, Guest information, and Guest follow-up

○      Lead First Impressions, First Steps, and other guest and new member programs

○      Manage current service efforts and develop new strategies for community involvement

○      Use technology and media to facilitate ministry (database, communication, social media, etc.)

Guide Small Groups

○      Develop and support current/new small group leaders

○      Provide ongoing leadership, training, and connection to mission of following Jesus

○      Organize and support existing groups, maintaining a list of groups/leaders

Provide Ministry Support to the Senior Minister

○      Organize and provide clear communication of events to connect people to service

○      Contact point for building maintenance, scheduling, etc.

○      Occasional pastoral care (visits, calls, etc.)


You display —

·       A life committed to following Jesus, spiritual growth, and the beliefs of

·       Quality organizational skills, communication skills, problem-solving skills

·       Ability to lead and develop volunteers


Interested applicants may apply at with resume, references, and a brief theology of the practice of ministry


Minister Search: FirstABQ is searching for a Formation Pastor to direct ministry: member mission engagement, guest response, new members, small group leaders, and general ministry. Thankfully we have strong ministry teams, a large active group of small group leaders, and member-greeters with a prayerful love of guests. What’s needed is a minister to organize effort, utilize church database, and direct the energy of this willing group of servants at FirstABQ. In sum, we want someone formed into the image of Jesus Christ who is experienced in leading others to follow Jesus.


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