Associate Pastor at Delaware Grace Church (Delaware, Ohio)

Delaware Grace Church (a member of the Charis Fellowship) is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor to support the ministry at Delaware Grace Church in Delaware, Ohio.

The church is located on the edge of Delaware next to an exploding new-build neighborhood that will have 800 units upon completion – apartments, single-family builds, a community of 55+ and commercial properties.

The Associate will play an instrumental role in leading and supporting young families through oversight of Grace Kids, Youth and Life Group ministries. Leadership of spiritual development and discipleship will be key. Involvement as needed with families and leadership in our Grace Family DayCare.

The Associate will be a part of the Teaching Team that plans and teaches on a rotating basis on Sunday mornings.

The ideal candidate will:

– Be a mature, baptized, born-again disciple of Jesus Christ with a clear call to pastoral ministry and has a shepherd’s love of people
– Meet the spiritual, personal, and character qualifications of Elder found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9 and exhibit the fruit of the Spirit as found in Galatians 5:22
– Be a collaborative team player, willing and able to work in the context of an elder-led congregation
– Be theologically aligned with Delaware Grace Church and the Charis Fellowship of Churches
– Be willing to pursue ordination with the Charis Fellowship and be actively involved in the NCO district
– Have a passion to live and preach the Good News and Scripture to the lost and the congregation without compromising God’s word
– Assist in developing vision and strategic planning of the church
– Have outstanding organizational skills, is competent, has integrity, and a positive attitude in the secular as well as a ministry setting
– Evidence of a successful covenantal relationship with wife and a shepherd of his family

If interested, contact Pastor Jeff at JeffMartin@DelawareGrace.org for more details.