Associate Pastor

Discipleship; Evangelism; Pastor
Full time with benefits

CrossWay Fellowship

Manassas, VA
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Job Description

"We are a community that loves God, loves people, and is passionate about sharing the gospel”


The associate pastor of CrossWay Fellowship is to be a man of God, who has ordered his life in compliance with the teachings of Scripture and the example of the Lord Jesus Christ. He is to be an example to all believers in personal holiness (I Timothy 4:12) and should exemplify the requirements for a pastor given to us in I Timothy 3:1-7.

  • Must have a strong and growing relationship with Jesus Christ, through faith in Him as the Way, Truth, and Life. (John 14:6)
  • Must be committed to living a godly life both in public and private.
  • Must be committed to his family (if he has one) by lovingly leading his wife and children in life and ministry.
  • Must be committed to the gospel ministry of CrossWay Fellowship and see his role as one of shepherding and discipling its members.
  • Must be a team player, willing to work within the constructs of the pastoral staff, elder board, and ministry leaders involved in each ministry.

Overall Ministry

To serve as a co-laborer alongside the elders and staff of CrossWay Fellowship in training our community to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ, both in public and private life.

Major Points of Description

  • The Associate Pastor will assist in the management, strategic planning and vision casting for the ministries he oversees, as well as the care and training of leaders within those ministries, as directed by the lead pastor.
  • The Associate Pastor will serve as part of the Leadership Team as an ex-officio member of the Elder board.
  • The Associate pastor will serve as part of CrossWay’s preaching team as directed by the lead pastor.

Specific Ministries could include but are not limited to:

  • Gospel Outreach to our local community
  • Preaching team
  • Small group ministry


  • Must love and serve Jesus Christ above all else, be mature in their Christian faith, and consider this position a calling from God.
  • Practice the disciplines of the Christian life (Bible study, prayer…etc.) for personal development and as an example to the Church.
  • Be proficient in teaching the whole of scripture in a relevant and engaging way.
  • Agree with the overall ministry philosophy and direction of CrossWay Fellowship.

About this Church

CrossWay Fellowship is a community that loves God, loves people and is passionate about sharing the gospel. We are a church that loves and serves God wholeheartedly through dedication to prayer and a focus on building relationships within our congregation as well as our community. We are intentional about investing in discipleship relationships and are committed to the men, women, children, youth and families of CrossWay Fellowship.

Our mission is to build fully devoted disciples of Jesus Christ, who earnestly seek after God’s heart, and obey the leading of the Holy Spirit as He teaches and guides them (Matt 28:18-20). We are committed to preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ every week as it is central to everything we do.

One of our strengths is the high degree of participation and emphasis on building loving, authentic relationships through a variety of ministries that are inviting and engaging. Another strength of CrossWay Fellowship is our incredible church staff (both volunteer and paid) who sacrificially dedicate themselves to serve God by serving His people.