Policy and Procedures Description of Associate Pastor

May be assigned a specific ministry target group to oversee.
In absence of Interim Pastor, receive his ministerial phone calls, lead staff meetings, oversee and lead worship services, and other ministerial duties.
Oversee all ministry counseling needs from the church membership and requests from the community.
Pray with church members and guests who express difficulties in their life.
Oversees the Benevolent Ministry of the church.
Teaches regular Bible study classes.
Visits nursing care facilities and homebound individuals/age group specific members.
Conducts weddings and funerals for church members.
Visits grieving church members.
Represents the Senior Pastor at committee and ministry team meetings as requested.
Cooperates with all staff to promote the entire ministry plan of the church.
Serves as an effective liaison to church committees and team ministry efforts.
Maintains a continued growth of personal calling and walk with the Lord through Bible study and prayer.
paintains personal priorities with home and family as the spiritual leader.
Develops and exercises Personal Evangelism within and outside the church.
Gives graciously to the church through tithes and offerings.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.


All job descriptions/service descriptions are intended as a guide and may or may not fit the vision, purpose and practice of every church.