Assistant Pastor

Website Joy Community Church

Joy Community Church is a charismatic, full-gospel church.

Joy Community Church Staff Position

Position: Assistant Pastor

Date:  Spring 2024

Ministry Expectation: This is a full-time staff position of 40-45 hours per week.  The Assistant Pastor will receive 90 day evaluations with an annual review.

Purpose: The Assistant Pastor’s purpose is to provide: administration, oversight, and coordination for ministries.  This position is responsible for providing oversight for the day-to- day management and operations of the facility, grounds, finances, and implementation of policies and systems to help Joy Community Church function effectively.  The Assistant Pastor will function as an Operations Director for the Gerhardt Neighborhood Outreach Center. This position requires experience in project management, strategic planning and implementation of ministry goals.  The Assistant Pastor is called to foster open communication, cooperation, and a team atmosphere when interacting with elders, staff, and ministry leadership.

The person filling this position must be able to:

1.  Assist the Lead Pastor in leading, training, implementing, policies, procedures, and communications to staff, leadership, and congregation members.

2.  Maintain professionalism and confidentiality regarding the day-to-day function and personal affairs of Joy Community Church.

3.  Value servant leadership, open communication, team ministry and equipping of volunteers.

4.  Keep a pulse on the morale and organization of the leadership overseeing ministry teams, activities, and programs of Joy Community Church.

5.  Assist in the administrating of the various systems and processes to bring clarity, movement, alignment, and focus to the mission of Joy Community Church.  “Our Mission is to make devoted followers of Jesus who are transformed by God’s hope, love and purpose.”


The position of Assistant Pastor is viewed as a critical leadership role and you are encouraged to live a life worthy of your calling, representing Christ and His church well in all environments.



Organizational Relationships:

The Assistant Pastor will be responsible to report weekly to the Lead Pastor who will provide guidance, supervision, and reviews for this position.  The Assistant Pastor will provide leadership, oversight, and execution of goals, programs, events, and ministry at Joy Community Church. Another aspect of this role is to provide oversight, leadership, direction and implementation to the ministries at the Gerhardt Neighborhood Outreach Center.

Responsibilities / Duties

1.  To oversee and administrate all aspects of the facility, finances, church policy, support staff, communication and church records.

2.  To assist the Lead Pastor in coordinating, providing assistance, and managing the church and the GNOC.

3.  To assist the Lead Pastor in providing administration for future building programs, fund-raising, vision-casting events or activities for both Joy Community Church and GNOC.

4.  Lead, recruit, equip and resource leaders, and volunteers of the administration ministry.

5.  To provide organization, set up, and pastoral care for funerals, weddings, and other celebrations.

6.  To assist and provide support for the Lead Pastor in developing, recommending, and implementing strategies for the future of finances, accounts, ministry, and program development.

7.  To provide oversight for guest service, hospitality, ushers, and greeters who impact our mid-week and Sunday services.

8.  Coordinate and oversee various conferences, seminars, and workshops with various leaders and guest ministries.

9.  Coordinate, organize, purchase, inventory various supplies that will support, resource and enhance the functioning and administration of church facilities, ministries and the GNOC.

10. Provide organization, coordination, communication, and implementation of church calendar events between elders, staff, and ministry leadership to provide clarity.

11. Provide oversight and manage various aspects of set-up and tear-down, cleanliness, maintenance, repairs, design, remodeling, and organization of church property, buildings, furnishings, and equipment.

12. Provide administration for the day-to-day and yearly financial responsibilities of bookkeeping, banking, budgeting, reimbursement process, check distribution to staff, ministry leaders, various suppliers and companies, and auditing of church books, budgets, and financial team.

13. To provide leadership during emergency and unexpected situations.



This position requires the following set of qualifications; however it is also understood that a complete meeting of these standards will not always be possible.

1.  Spiritual

a)  Confessed salvation and ongoing relationship with Jesus Christ.

b)  Confessed experience of baptism by water and baptism in the Holy Spirit.

c)  A mature believer with an understanding of Joy Community Church’s doctrines of faith.

d)  Awareness of spiritual gifts and their impact and expression through their personal life and ministry.  Should have some of these spiritual gifts: Pastor/Teacher, Leadership, Administration, Encouragement, Serving.

2.  Education and Experience

a)  Completion of High School or equivalent

b)  College focus or training related to church administration in the areas of finances, organizational systems, process, design, facilities, and human resources.

c)  Some talent or skills in the areas of organizational skills, people skills, communication, computer skills, and large event planning.

d)  Possessing a personal desire to be a life-long learner and a teachable spirit.

3.  General

a)  Should exhibit a dependable, discreet, friendly, compassionate, professional attitude.

b)  The Assistant Pastor should be accessible and available to oversee, direct, and guide the various volunteers requiring administrative assistance.

c)  The Assistant Pastor is expected to participate in weekly staff, leadership meetings, trainings, conferences, and personal development.

d)  The Assistant Pastor should be both efficient and excellent in communication, execution and management of church ministry.

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