Family Pastor

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Ogletown Baptist Church

Newark, DE USA

The Family Pastor is a godly, competent, engaging leader who will provide high-level direction and pastoral leadership for all of our next generation ministries (preschool through high school), giving pastoral oversight to children and teens as well as programs, events, staff, parents and volunteers. These ministries are aimed at presenting the gospel and biblical truth clearly and consistently, as well as laying a foundation for a lifetime of following Jesus in the context of being a member of a local church. He will give special attention and direction as the leader of Student Ministry (6th through 12th grades). This role also includes general pastoral aspects, including serving on the Shepherding Team at Ogletown.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead Student Ministry (6th-12th grade) to offer God-centered, Jesus-focused, parent-equipping, and mission-minded discipleship, coordinating, training, and equipping Student Ministry volunteers and/or staff
Oversee events, including Sunday morning classes, weekly activities, events and retreats
Know, shape, and champion the next generation ministries
of Ogletown ensuring a safe, secure, nurturing and fun
environment for the next generation of Ogletown
Create and nurture disciple-making relationships, equipping children, students, and parents to follow Jesus faithfully
Communicate openly, regularly and effectively to volunteers, parents, and guests
Supervise, support, and guide the Preschool Ministry
Director and Children’s Ministry Director.
Assist as needed with pastoral functions of the church
including prayer, counseling, visitation, teaching and other functions directed by the Senior Pastor and Executive Director
Serve as a non-rotating member of the Shepherding Team
Participate in leadership meetings (such as staff meetings and members meetings)

CHARACTER QUALIFICATIONS
Meets the requirements for a pastor given in Scripture
Exemplifies a love for God & people, demonstrating the fruit
of the Spirit
Affirms the Church Covenant and Articles of Faith (The
Baptist Faith and Message, 2000) in order to be a member in good standing at Ogletown Baptist Church
Resolves conflict actively and graciously, as taught in Scripture
Evidences gifting and skill in ministry, leadership, decision-
making, administration and delegation
Demonstrates the ability to teach, train, and equip others
Fosters a team atmosphere with male and female ministry leaders and church staff

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Compensation is salaried, exempt status with a full benefits package
Reimbursement account for meals with volunteers or ministry leaders
Reimbursement account for materials regarding personal
education (on a case-by-case scenario)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Must possess a bachelors degree. Additional theological
education preferred
Should have substantive ministry experience

To apply, please see the full job description and application instructions at ogletown.org/employment

Handout: FamilyPastor_description.pdf