Associate Pastor Position

The First Christian Reformed Church of Crown Point (IN) is searching for a full time Associate Pastor who will bring creative and strategic energy to our growing ministry and mission. He will be a member of our Ministry Staff team led by Pastor Fred De Jong, and will have opportunity to share in a variety of ministry areas including ministry coordinating, volunteer development, community outreach, preaching, pastoral care, and administration. He will be passionate about our vision to grow deeper in discipleship while partnering in our community to share and show Christ’s love in relational settings.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate deep faith, a teachable spirit, self-starting motivation, effective communication and leadership skills. He will work well in team settings, connecting with individuals while strategically developing ministry areas to implement our vision.

First Christian Reformed Church is a thriving and growing congregation of 400 attenders, 150 of whom have come in the last year and a half. The church is multi-generational with a vibrant ministry to 100+ children, active Jr and Sr High ministries, adult Life Groups, and volunteer involvement of young and elderly alike. The congregation is active in the community, providing a variety of large-scale events and developing partnerships to share and show Christ’s love.

The candidate should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (masters degree preferred), five years of ministry experience, familiarity and alignment with the teachings of the Christian Reformed Church, and have experience as an effective preacher.

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Associate Pastor Job Description