Full-Time Associate Pastor Akron, Ohio

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Full-Time Associate Pastor Akron, Ohio

FIVE39 Church Full-Time Associate Pastor Akron, Ohio

FIVE39 Church

FIVE39 Church in Akron, Ohio is seeking a full-time associate pastor of discipleship.

Position Title: Associate Pastor of Discipleship

Reports To:    Lead Pastor

Purpose: The Associate pastor serves as a leader to: Communities and overall Discipleship for the church.

1.     Lead communities

  1. Lead a Community at FIVE39
  2. Invest in leaders. Schedule training regularly for leaders
  3. Create a pipeline for future FIVE39 Community leaders
  4.  Create a strategy for groups to grow spiritually
  5. Create a pipeline to add new communities as the church grows

2.     Develop, strategize, and implement discipleship at FIVE39

3.     Oversee Missions at FIVE39

  1.  Develop a plan and policy to add missionaries
  2. Work with the lead pastor on a yearly special mission offering
  3. Plan one trip a year for the body to go on.

4.     Oversee Baptisms, (classes/ interview)

5.     Oversee Child dedication offer twice a year.

6.     Oversee Pre-martial counseling offer twice a year

7.     Preach 4-6 times a year (or as needed)

Major Responsibilities:

The Associate pastor will

  1. Manage Volunteers

●      Cultivate, lead, and manage a team of small group volunteers

●      Implement a schedule for current volunteers and communicate requests to the team

●      Train volunteers, preparing them for weekly duties and providing feedback as necessary

●      Lead each group if needing to split or cap the group size

  1. Oversee Ministry Operations

●      Review issues with ministry operations as they arise and develop appropriate solutions

●      Plan Fall, Spring, and Summer communities

  1. Coordinate with Lead Pastor

●      Work with lead pastor to align vision of Communities ministry with FIVE39’s mission

●      Communicate with lead pastor current ministry needs and successes

●      Partner within FIVE39 Church in spiritual growth of their families

Background Requirements:

●      A strong personal relationship with Christ and love for the local church

●      A love for the Word of God and seeing spiritual formation develop in the lives of others


●      Responsible: Takes ownership over anything they commit to

●      Trainer: Educates leaders on how to lead a group in Bible study and build community within the church

●      Organizer: Examines current operations model; seeks to improve ministry organization

●      Servant: Willing to love and serve others in humility as they lead their team

Personal Qualifications:

●      A consistent personal spiritual life; obedience to God’s Word and the leading of the Spirit

●      Personal integrity in all areas of life

●      A high level of commitment to FIVE39 Church; this includes:

○      Regular attendance of church services and events

○      Church membership: if not currently a member, the individual is willing to become one

Ministry Team:         Ministry Staff

Direct Reports:         Volunteers         

Hours:                        Full time (40 hours)

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