Associate Pastor – Wahpeton, ND

Position Description:

Faith Church of Wahpeton in Wahpeton, ND, is seeking an Associate Pastor with Youth Ministry Emphasis. The primary role of the Associate Pastor will be to develop a healthy junior and senior high discipleship ministry. The Pastor will also be involved with other pastoral opportunities (i.e., Worship, Discipleship, Outreach) to be determined by his giftedness and direction of the Elders. Salary Range is $35,000 – $40,000 based on experience.

Position Qualifications:

  • 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 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 & parents, Financial transactions & assigned budgets, Well planned year-round program for youth ministries balanced with 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

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to