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Associate Pastor Full Time

Calvary Baptist Temple

4625 Waters Avenue, Savannah, GA



Associate Pastor Position Overview: Calvary Baptist Temple is seeking a dedicated and spiritually mature Associate Pastor to join our leadership team. The Associate Pastor will assist the Senior Pastor in providing spiritual oversight, pastoral care, and administrative leadership to our medium-sized congregation. This role involves preaching, teaching, discipleship, and outreach, with a strong emphasis on supporting the mission and vision of our Southern Baptist Church. Key Responsibilities: Preaching, Teaching, Discipleship ·         Lead and manage key church ministry areas including Family Ministries (Comprised of Students, Children’s and preschool areas.) Lead the staff and volunteer teams to ensure spiritual and practical goals are being met. ·         Assist in teaching Connect classes, Bible Studies and School Chapel services. ·         Preach as needed in Sunday services as needed and at other church gatherings. ·         Provide sound biblical teaching that aligns with Southern Baptist theology. Pastoral Care: ·         Provide pastoral counseling and support to individuals and families. ·         Visit and pray with the sick, homebound, and those in crisis. ·         Conduct weddings, funerals, and other pastoral duties as required. ·         Participate in the discipleship of the church staff Discipleship and Spiritual Growth: ·         Develop and oversee discipleship of parents involved in the family ministries. ·         Mentor and equip church members for ministry and spiritual growth. ·         Coordinate small groups and other educational initiatives. School Community Outreach: ·         Lead and participate in outreach and evangelism efforts across the Calvary Campuys ·         Foster relationships with school staff and parents as able ·         Develop and implement strategies to engage unchurch families in the school Administrative Duties: ·         Participate in staff meetings and strategic planning sessions. ·         Support the Senior Pastor in various strategic planning and leadership tasks/projects Team Collaboration: ·         Work closely with the church staff, ministry leaders, and volunteers. ·         Foster a collaborative and supportive church environment. ·         Encourage and develop lay leadership within the congregation. Qualifications: ·         Master’s in Divinity preferred. ·         A theological degree from an accredited seminary or equivalent experience. ·         A personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ. ·         Ordained or willing to be ordained in the Southern Baptist tradition. ·         Minimum of 5 years of pastoral or ministry experience or commensurate workplace leadership experience ·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills. ·         Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment. ·         Demonstrated ability to lead, teach, and mentor others. ·         Commitment to the mission, vision, and doctrinal beliefs of Calvary Baptist Temple and the Southern Baptist Convention. Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to [email protected]. Please include a brief statement of faith and philosophy of ministry.

To apply for this job email your details to lfulford@cbtsavannah.org

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