Associate Pastor (Youth Emphasis)

Full time with benefits

Faith Church

Wahpeton, ND
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Job Description


  • Clear testimony of faith and growing relationship with Jesus Christ that supports calling to vocational ministry including passion for discipleship and evangelism
  • Embodies characteristics of an elder found in 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1 and 1 Peter 5
  • Able to shape vision, implement ministry programs and disciple members of his ministry teams alongside Elder Board and Senior Pastor
  • Aligned with ECFA doctrinal statement as well as the vision and purpose of Faith Church
  • Clearly communicate practical theology (Graduate level theological education is preferred)
  • Must work compassionately and respectfully with various people and teams in addition to youth
  • Knowledge of varying trends facing 6th-12th grade students
  • Prior ministry experience is required
  • Flexibility and understanding for the changing needs of the church’s daily and weekly schedule
  • Worship and musical skills are a plus


  • Pray diligently for church and actively participate in building relationships among the body
  • Pursue personal and pastoral growth (through study, conferences and exchange of ideas)
  • Serve as an accountable member of elder board with direct supervision from our Senior Pastor
  • Develop and oversee Youth Ministry Team to empower and equip lay leaders
  • Will establish and maintain:
    • Philosophy of youth ministry
    • Relationships and communication with students and parents
    • Financial transactions and assigned budgets
    • Well planned year-round program for youth ministries balanced with the church calendar
    • Ministry goals (including measuring processes and outcomes)
  • Serve regularly in additional areas of need within the church aligned with your giftedness
  • Pulpit supply as needed

How to apply

If interested in exploring this position, please send cover letter and resume to: Subject: Associate Pastor Search