Full Time Family Pastor


Alfred-Almond Bible Church

Almond, NY

Alfred-Almond Bible Church is seeking a full-time Family Pastor who will partner with our Teaching Pastor and several lay elders in providing shepherding and instruction for our church. This man will provide primary oversight of the church’s young adult, teen, and children’s ministry, while also periodically sharing in expository preaching responsibilities for the gathered church on Sunday mornings. We desire to call a Pastor who exhibits a passion for Jesus, creativity for outreach, and energy working directly with younger people.

To learn more about our church, please consider the following document: Getting to Know AABC


  • Coordinate with other Elders in broad oversight of all church ministries via bi-monthly
  • Provide biblical teaching and leadership for the young adult ministry
  • Assess and develop plans for collegiate outreach (Alfred State and Alfred University)
  • Oversee ministries to kids and teens, including training and accountability for volunteers
  • Provide support and encouragement for parents in the discipleship of their children
  • Implement a vision for regular engagement with the surrounding community
  • Coordinate with other “staff pastor” and secretary in the office to handle administrative
  • Taking responsibility for a portion of the congregation to serve as the point man for
    providing shepherding and guidance for their needs
  • Preach up to twice a month in Sunday morning gatherings
  • Officiate weddings and/or funerals when possible/requested
  • Participate in a Care Group

Non-negotiable Qualifications:

  • Exhibits biblical qualifications of elders (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:6-9)
  • Works hard in studying, preaching, and teaching the Scriptures (1 Timothy 5:17; 2
    Timothy 2:15)
  • Able to defend sound doctrine, engaging in disagreement with gentleness and humility,
    pursuing unity (2 Timothy 2:24-25; Ephesians 4:1-3)
  • Displays integrity and authenticity in word and deed (Titus 2:7-8)
  • Sets a good example in speech, behavior, love, faith, and purity (1 Timothy 4:12)
  • Able to affirm the Articles of Faith of AABC in good conscience

Desirable Experience and Educational Qualifications:

  • Five years ministry experience
  • College degree or equivalent training in biblical studies, theology, ministry, or biblical
  • Biblical counseling certification welcomed

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Clear written and verbal communication
  • Able and willing to delegate ministry with oversight
  • Effective discussion-leading skills, encouraging participation
  • Able to accept decisions, even when not in full agreement
  • Able to work effectively with others in ministry roles
  • Good administrative data management skills
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Quick, effective, and direct in conflict resolution


Salary package negotiated between $60-70k broken down flexibly into the following categories:

  • Salary + Housing Allowance
  • Medical Reimbursement
  • Ministry Reimbursement
  • Retirement
  • Paid Vacation
    o If hired during or after the third quarter of the year, one week of paid vacation
    o During the first full year of ministry, two weeks of paid vacation
    o At the end of five years of ministry, three weeks of paid vacation
    o Beyond the first five years of ministry, every five years of ministry will receive an
    additional week of paid vacation

To Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to Pastor Justin Langley at [email protected]