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Associate Pastor

Black Forest Chapel
Posted: 05/03/2024
Salary/Range: $65,000-72,000, plus $8000 healthcare stipend
Black Forest, Colorado, near Colorado Springs

Associate Pastor – Black Forest Chapel

The Associate Pastor is the primary ministry partner for the Lead Pastor, supporting the vision/mission of the church as needed. His responsibilities include shepherding ministries, hosting and coordinating the worship service, championing congregational connection (people to people and church to community), and periodic Bible teaching on Sunday mornings.

Essential Job Functions
1. Support the Lead Pastor in the overall leadership of the church.
2. Shepherd strategic ministries such as Youth, Worship, and Missions, and work with the corresponding ministry leaders to maximize attendance and engagement.
3. Function as the host of the Sunday morning worship service (planning, coordination, communication, and execution).
4. Champion congregational and community engagement.
5. Assist the Lead Pastor in congregational care events as needed (hospital visits, memorial services/funerals, etc.).
6. Participate in the preaching and teaching ministry as opportunities arise.
7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
This position requires a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience as a staff member in a ministry leadership capacity. Possession of a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies, a related field, or relevant experience is required. The right candidate will have a clear calling to pastoral ministry, will be biblically qualified as an elder/shepherd of the flock of God (1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9), and will enjoy serving as part of a gospel-focused team of elders, staff, and amazing volunteers.

Compensation and Benefits
Annual salary $65,000-72,000 commensurate with experience, plus health care stipend of $8,000.

Note: Black Forest Chapel is also seeking a part-time Worship Pastor. If you are able to lead congregational singing, play an instrument, and are interested in a position that combines Associate Pastor and Worship Pastor roles please see to review the qualifications for Worship Pastor and indicate your interest in your communication with us.

Send resume to: Katrina McAllister, Ministry Assistant,

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