Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Administration


Calvary Baptist Church

Eau Claire, WI United States

Job Description:

Calvary Baptist Church, located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is seeking an Associate Pastor with a shepherd’s heart to become a part of the pastoral team to accomplish the mission of connecting people to God and training disciple-making disciples. The right candidate will be a pastor who loves people, leads people to Christ, and equips disciples to serve Christ. He will be experienced in exegetical preaching and teaching others how to interpret the Scripture. In addition, he will have administrative skills and be able to recruit, train, and manage ministry leaders and administrative staff.

Calvary is an established multi-generational, Gospel-centered church of about 300 regular attendees with a vision and capacity for growth in our eight-year old facility. We seek to minister to all ages and family members, and extend that ministry to our city, region, and around the world.

Professional Qualifications and Experience:
• A distinct call to pastoral ministry from the Lord Jesus Christ, exemplified by a shepherd’s and servant’s heart.
• A proven dependence on the Holy Spirit for the interpretation and teaching of Scripture.
• Education and/or formal training in the exegesis and right handling of the Word of God.
• Meets the qualifications for a Pastor/Elder as described in I Timothy and Titus.
• Complete agreement with the Calvary Statement of Faith.
• Spiritual gifting and/or experience in church administration and human resources.
• Some experience in a leadership position in a local church.

Responsibilities and Authority:
1. Relationship to God
a. A commitment to growing as a disciple of Jesus Christ, marked by a vital, intimate walk with, and love for Christ.
b. A commitment to live out the Great Commandment to love God and others.
c. A vital, growing prayer life.
d. A love for the Word of God marked by a personal study of the Scriptures.
e. A love for and commitment to the Gospel.

2. Relationship to Self
a. Reflects a balanced personal life, which provides for spiritual, physical, and emotional growth for himself and his family.
b. Teachable and willing to be confronted.
c. Able to speak the truth in love.
d. A growing self-awareness of his strengths and weaknesses.
e. If married, makes his wife and marriage a God-honoring priority.

3. Relationship to the Congregation–
a. Oversees the recruiting, direction, training and spiritual health of volunteer leaders (ministry teams, life group leaders, Awana, etc.)
b. Oversees the Office Administrator of the church.
c. Oversees the Discipleship Ministries, and provides practical training in discipleship and evangelism.
d. Offers experiences, strategies and passion for local and global mission efforts.
e. Participates in the pastoral care of the congregation as needed.

4. Working Relationships:
a. Reports to: Lead Pastor and Elders
b. Oversees: Office Administrator, Ministry Staff, and Volunteer Leaders.
c. Works closely with: Lead Pastor and Elders to cast Gospel-centered vision and oversee Christ-honoring ministry to the glory of God the Father in the power of the Holy Spirit with unity and love.

Please apply through (link below)

Handout: Associate Pastor Job Qualifications – Calvary Baptist Eau Claire.pdf