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Associate pastor position open at Princeton church

Southside Baptist Church in Princeton, Kentucky is accepting resumes for an associate pastor. The Associate Pastor will be responsible to the church for assisting the senior pastor in his pastoral responsibilities, giving leadership to the church’s Sunday school, and all other equipping and discipleship ministries. The associate pastor will lead the church’s outreach and benevolent ministries under the supervision of the senior pastor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) THE FOLLOWING:

1.Shall aid the pastor in witnessing, visiting, and pastoral ministries.

2.Shall manage the ministerial staff.

3.Shall serve the church in planning, conducting and evaluating a comprehensive program of Christian education for all ages.

4.Shall serve as educational resource person and advisor to the leaders of all church programs and service organizations, including but not limited to Sunday school, church training, WMU, brotherhood, and church library ordering Sunday school literature material and other materials as requested.

5.Shall serve as educational resource person and advisor to the committees of the church, as requested.

6.Shall help coordinate the production of church publications.

7.Shall lead in congregational services, as requested by the pastor.

8.Join with other ministerial staff in planning and evaluating congregational services.

9.Shall be responsible to and under the supervision of the pastor. In the absence of the pastor, he shall be under the supervision of the deacons.

10.Will take an active role in coordinating an outreach program.

11.Participate in pastoral care ministries, hospital and nursing home visits.

12.Coordinate the planning, promoting, implementing and maintaining of an active senior adult ministry program.

13.Counsels those in spiritual need and comforts bereaved, assisting persons facing problems or decisions.

14.All other duties as assigned by the senior pastor.

15.The associate pastor of Southside Baptist Church will give a written notice of resignation or termination of at least three weeks or a suitable time agreed upon by both parties. The written resignation will be given to the pastor and/or chairman of deacons.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1.Must be a Christian.

2.God called experience to this position.

3.Formal educational experience preferred in counseling and ministries

4.Must be well-versed student of God’s Word, manifesting scriptural understanding and leading others to grow.

5.Must have training and demonstrated leadership ability in Christian education and church-related activities applicable to individuals of all ages.

6.Must demonstrate adult Christian maturity.

7.It is expected that he will unite with our fellowship when responsibility is assumed and upon becoming a resident of our community.

8.He shall be ordained or a candidate for ordination. He shall meet all biblical qualifications as set forth in 1 Timothy 3:1-7; 1 Timothy 1:32 shall be interpreted to mean that the man who had the misfortune of divorce shall be disqualified as associate pastor on scriptural grounds. The man shall be affiliated with and sympathetic with the program of the Southern Baptist Convention and the doctrines, faith and practices of Southside Baptist Church.

Candidates interested in applying for the position of associate pastor must submit a resume with references to: assocpastorsearch@southside.com prior to Aug. 30, 2018. For additional information regarding Southside Baptist Church, visit our website at www.southsidebaptist.com.

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