Associate Pastor

Village Church is searching for a nurturing pastor and shepherd to join our diverse and devoted team.

 

Your role would be to love and lead our people and staff to live out our call as a missional, multicultural community in Christ.

Village Church endeavors toward this calling by an integrated church body where our differences are known and honored, but our preferences are laid aside for one another. Your important role supports ministry and spiritual formation efforts with the rest of the Village staff, by working closely with the Lead Pastor and Lead Team to disciple our church body.

We pray that you are the pastor whose heart is so shaped by the love of Jesus you are compelled to walk alongside our people in compassion and mentorship. We pray that your pastoral experience has shaped your grace and passion for our multicultural body and that you are excited to join us in our next chapter.

We are ready to meet you! 

Core Specifications for your role:

 

About you:

  1. Profess personal faith in Jesus Christ as evidenced by spiritual growth and passion for God.
  2. Demonstrated experience in multicultural ministry and staff leading.
  3. Demonstrated pastoral heart and experience, including ability in mentoring of, and accountability for, church leaders.
  4. Demonstrated ability and passion in small group ministry
  5. Demonstrated theological competency, and awareness in diverse Christian theologies and spiritualities
  6. Demonstrated cross cultural competency with missional conviction and experience in local and global mission
  7. Proven experience as a team worker and in collaborative leadership
  8. A minimum of 5 years in pastoral ministry experience, including effective preaching.
  9. M.Div. or equivalent graduate level or seminary degree

 

What you will do:

You will play an integral role in caring for our community and staff. The Associate Pastor collaborates with leadership across the church to pursue our church wide vision. You will support the Lead Pastor in overall vision casting and leadership of the church’s teaching and ministries, and oversees pastoral care, small group, and generational ministries of the church. You will engage personally with our leadership, specifically in the ministry areas of Pastoral Care, DNA Groups, Kids, Youth, and Seniors.

 

For even more specifics, please see our full job description.

For questions, contact Kamal Polumaru, Search Committee Chair.