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Associate Pastor

Associate Pastor

Company: Parkland Baptist Church
Contact Person: Josh Munan
121 Brookwood Drive
Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada, Alberta , T7X 0C4
Phone: 7809624101

Position Description

Parkland Baptist Church, Spruce Grove, AB

is searching for an

Associate Pastor


Profile Requirement: Character and Calling


The individual we are seeking will be a born again disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ, has experienced baptism by immersion and lives in a manner that glorifies the Lord. The candidate will demonstrate maturity in faith and life and is described by their references as available, reliable, faithful, and teachable. The individual we are seeking must know they are called into vocational ministry and have the support of their family. The person we are seeking must have a good reputation in their community and be able and willing to affirm the Parkland Baptist Church Statement of Faith and Constitution and teach in accordance with it and nothing contrary to it.


Essential Qualifications

            The candidate must be...

Experienced in church and/or youth ministry
Willing to pursue further training as need arises

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate should have...

Graduated from an accredited evangelical Bible School
Administration skills; i.e. organization and planning, efficient communication
Teaching abilities and be effective in mentoring

Optional Qualifications

Preference shall be given to those candidates who in addition to the aforementioned have:

The ability to lead worship in a church setting with a focus on the building of teams and mentoring existing and emerging musicians.
Proficient and responsible in computer use, social networking and website editing.



The successful candidate will be a pastor of the church, assisting and supporting the Senior Pastor in shepherding and guiding the entire congregation, with a concentrated focus on children, students and young adults/young married ministries. The successful candidate will participate in many aspects of the ministry of the church, under the supervision and mentorship of the Senior Pastor.  This may include…

Assisting  in the Sunday morning service
Providing pulpit supply, assisting in funerals, weddings, child dedications, and baptisms
Keeping regular office hours and assisting with administration
Being a resource to committee heads and helping where needed
Attending appropriate meetings; i.e. staff, elders, board, congregational
Being available for ABA meetings, and specifically cluster groups

Student Ministry:

The successful candidate will lead and oversee a student ministry for grades 7-12 and be available as a mentor to college-age students. They will endeavor to increase the biblical literacy and biblical understanding of the youth, to help build their faith and give them abilities and confidence to live out their faith in Christ Jesus. This may involve… 

Regular fellowship evenings
Regular Bible study
Mentoring and developing leaders 
Visitation and discipleship
Outreach into the community

Children’s Ministry:

The successful candidate will oversee a children’s ministry that will build the foundation of biblical understanding for our youngest members.  They should be willing to equip parents, teachers and volunteers for the ministry in order to increase community, support and integration for the children. This may involve…           

Organizing training events
Selecting and overseeing curriculum
Program implementation

Accountability/Line of Authority

The Associate Pastor will report directly to the Senior Pastor and will be accountable to him for his performance, evaluation and supervision. In the absence of the Senior Pastor they shall be responsible to the Council of Elders.   


If interested or have questions, please contact Parkland Baptist Church at 780-962-4101. Check us out at Email resumes to


Resumes will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.


Parkland Baptist Church is affiliated with the North American Baptist Conference and is located approximately 20 minutes west of Edmonton.

Posted: June 5, 2018 | Expires: September 3, 2018
Posted Under: Ministry - General
Career ID: [ 5505 ]