Associate Pastor
Church of Christ Congregational

Position Summary The Associate Pastor provides pastoral care and leadership for the entire congregation with an emphasis on ministry to youth and young adults as well as mission and outreach. Essential Functions - Works in partnership with the Senior Pastor to provide pastoral leadership to the congregation including but not limited to: - Participates in weekly worship services and preaching at one or more services throughout the month - Provides coverage in the absence of the Senior Pastor - Implements new ministries, missions, and outreach opportunities - Assists our diverse congregation with building a vibrant ministry for the 21st century as a pastoral entrepreneur - Grows and continues to develop a vibrant Youth Ministry Program for elementary, middle school, and high school to include children, youth, and families - Recruits families to engage in the Youth Ministry Program - Leads the Youth Ministry program to include the church school working together with the Christian Education board - Co-Leads with the Senior Pastor the confirmation program including coordinating teachers and mentors - In cooperation with the Senior Pastor, provides pastoral care and crisis intervention as needed and make referrals as needed - Performs other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor and agreed upon by the staff parish relations committee Other Responsibilities - Participates in staff meetings - Participates in weekly meetings with the Senior Pastor, other clergy, and church boards - Participates in Greater Hartford Interfaith Action Alliance (GHIAA) and Citizens of the World (COTW), and other related missions-focused organizations - Participates in Central Association, (Southern New England Conference, Newington Interfaith Clergy Association and other wider church activities)

Salary Range for this level is $65,000 - $80,000 total package commensurate with qualifications and experience, and is in keeping with UCC Conference guidelines.

Posting Dates: 
06/14/2022 to 08/01/2022
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Categories: 
Church Ministry
Contact Name: 
Forrest C. Helvie
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