The Associate Pastor is to be “grace in action” through teaching, caring and leading God’s people at New Hope Church.
He will be expected to faithfully and joyfully minister in accordance to New Hope’s policies, vision and doctrine as well as the Denomination of the Evangelical Church of North America.
His primary responsibilities will be preaching/teaching and connecting people in the New Hope Family, specifically in the First Impressions Ministry and Life Groups.
The Associate Pastor shall have at least 5 years of full time ministry experience, a Masters’ level training or its equivalent and meet the biblical qualities of a pastor/elder (1Tim. 3:1-7; Titus 1:7-9).
Teacher/Preacher"the Pastor will be an effective teacher who communicates the grace and truth of God’s word, both topically and expositionally.
Leadership"the Pastor will be able to lead in a variety of contexts (individual, small groups, large groups) in such a way that Jesus Christ and his gospel are central. He should be a self-starter and an initiative-taker.
Relational"the Pastor will have a heart to care for people, not just manage systems; that drive should manifest itself in the appropriation of time.
Team Player"the Pastor will work together with staff, both paid and volunteer. The Pastor will communicate openly and effectively with those he works with.
Vision Caster- Able to contribute to, articulate, support and implement New Hope’s vision.