Associate Pastor for Worship and Ministry


Christian Community Church

Homer, AK United States

Church Description:
Christian Community Church (CCC) is a non-denominational Church in beautiful Homer, Alaska. CCC is evangelical, elder led, soft complementarian multigenerational church. While the church is solidly in the evangelical tradition, the lead pastor has Calvinistic leanings. Our mission is to make disciples who make disciples. We have a blended worship style with a focus on theologically rich contemporary worship songs and preaching that is gospel centered expository messages. Our discipleship pathway moves individuals from our Sunday morning worship experience into small groups and then into intentional discipleship groups.

Job Description
The Pastor for Worship and Ministry is an Associate Pastor position that is Full Time Salaried Employee with accountability primarily to the Lead Pastor.
The role of Associate Pastor oversees worship ministry and shares oversight and development of ministries, leading the body in worship during the Sunday celebration service. A member of the Elder Board and Advisory Board, the Associate Pastor provides management of general church operations and helps to develop the vision and ministry of the church.
Responsibilities and Duties
Administrative Management
• Train and oversee office volunteers in administrative tasks
• Oversee communication, including the website, weekly bulletin, etc.
• Oversee operation and maintenance of computer and technology systems
• Ensure facility security
Ministry Oversight
• Partner with the Lead Pastor in executing the church vision and mission
• Assist in recruiting, training, supporting, and evaluating ministry leaders
• Encourage the development and growth of new and ongoing ministries
Worship Leadership
• Organize and lead worship, provide oversight and scheduling of the music and media ministries
• Work with the Lead Pastor regarding sermon topic, seasonal themes, and service style
• Lead regular rehearsals and training, recruit and train new musicians & media volunteers
• Expand and maintain music library and licensing requirements
• Manage budget and expenditures, equipment and instrument operations and maintenance
General Responsibilities
• Lead a Life Group and a Discipleship Group
• Attend weekly Staff meetings and monthly Elder meetings
• Prepare report and attend monthly Advisory Board meeting and Annual Business meeting
• Participate in Annual Planning Meeting for ministry training, goals, and evaluation
• Shepherd the congregation and share teaching and preaching as needed and desired
• Participate in life and activities of church body.
• Bachelor degree, Master of Divinity preferred but not necessary for the right person
• Three years of related work or ministry experience desired
• Alignment with CCC Doctrinal Statement, theological compatibility with Lead Pastor
• Gifted in administration, exhortation, pastoring/shepherding, and teaching
• Leadership and organizational skills with attention to detail and follow through
• Musically skilled and experienced in vocal and instrumental performance
• Proficient technology skills; familiar with media equipment
• Ability to teach and preach Gospel-centered, Christ-exalting exposition
• Ability to communicate well verbally and in written forms
• Team player, able to handle conflict in a professional manner
• Clear testimony of faith and devotion to Jesus Christ, His church, and His mission
• Consistent devotional life
• Evident Biblical qualities of an Elder
• Good steward of personal finances
Compensation and Benefits
• Salary
• New Parsonage or salary equivalent
• Two weeks paid vacation, three weeks after five years
• Health Reimbursement Account and Medical Reimbursement Plan
• 403B Retirement Plan
• Budget allowances for Conference, Education, Hospitality, Cell phone, and Mission Trip

To apply, submit the following:
• resume
• Testimony of conversion
• Why you are led to explore this opportunity
• Brief doctrinal statement
• Brief statement of philosophy of discipleship and experience in making disciples
• Brief statement of philosophy of worship, including influences in worship leading and style

Handout: CCC Ministry Description AP revised 1.2021.pdf