Associate Pastor of Worship and Family


Faith Baptist Church


Hines/Burns, OR


Job Title: Associate Pastor of Worship and Family

Employer: Faith Baptist Church

Contact Information: Pastor Mike Fast at 541-573-7777 or

Address: 777 N. Saginaw Ave., Hines, OR 97738

Web Site:

Education or Degree Required: College level or Bible school training strongly preferred

Job Location: Hines/Burns, OR

Salary/Wages: 40k salary, plus full benefits

Job Type: Full-time

Application Materials Needed: Other

Specified Other Application Material: contains the Job Description and additional information, or you can also contact the church office

Job Description:

  • Position Additions: (approximately 10-20% of the position)
  • The Associate Pastor will assist the Senior Pastor in equipping the congregation to fulfill the mission and purpose of the Church.
  • Involvement in additional areas of ministry in coordination with the Elder Board will include: pulpit supply, teaching, visitation, general pastoral care, attendance at staff and Elder Board meetings.
  • Maintain scheduled office hours in building.
  • Conduct weddings, funerals, and counseling as needed.


(including, but not limited to)

  • The Associate Pastor’s ministry time and emphasis will primarily focus on worship and family; to be defined as:
    • Worship (approximately 30-40% of the position)
      • Planning, preparation and coordination of worship services with input and direction from the Senior pastor.
      • Selection of all worship music (both traditional and contemporary)
      • Coordination of special music, and special worship events.
      • Coordinate worship team schedule and practice.
      • Work with the Finance Committee to develop and implement the worship budget.
      • Maintain presentation software, database and CCLI License information
      • Oversee Sound Techs, Songshow programming, and system maintenance
      • Lead Worship at weekly services and select special events.
      • Recruit and schedule people for morning services.
      • Make sure sound booth is manned for funerals, weddings, and special events.
      • Confirm that radio programs and website downloads are prepared by Sound Tech.
      • Oversee preparation of sound equipment and stage needs for services. 
    • Family (approximately 50-60% of the position)
      • Develop and maintain a trained and coordinated leadership team of adults and parents from the congregation to help with youth ministry functions.
      • Cooperate with the youth leadership team to develop programs designed to:
        • evangelize churched and unchurched youth.
        • disciple youth in the Scriptures and Christian character (annual mission venture)
        • create fellowship opportunities for believing youth.
        • encourage equipping of our youth through involvement in other church ministries
      • Serve as mentor for youth interns you help recruit.
      • Chair (and voting ex officio member) of the Christian Education Commission, and will serve as the Elder Board representative.
      • Plan and execute a yearly calendar for the youth ministries.
      • Phone calls to students and leaders as needed.
      • Plan weekly youth program along with other youth leaders.
      • Evaluate progress of the program and spiritual health of each youth.
      • Keep parents informed of youth events and youth needs.
      • Endeavor to be involved in the schools in such a way as to support youth from our church family and to establish relationships with school faculty and with students.
      • Oversee and manage the youth ministry budget.


  • Personal relationship with and commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • This position serves as an ex officio member of the Elder Board, therefore this man must meet the qualifications of an elder as listed in 1 Timothy and Titus.
  • Thorough knowledge of Scripture (College level or Bible school training strongly preferred).
  • Subscribe to the Statement of Faith, Constitution, By-Laws, goals, and policies of Faith Baptist Church.
  • Proven involvement in fruitful ministry within a local church (experience in vocational ministry a plus, though not absolutely necessary).
  • A pastor’s heart evident in:
    • A “Great Commandment” love for God and others.         
    • A “Great Commission” commitment to evangelism and discipleship.
    • A passion for equipping the saints to do the work of the ministry.
    • A team player mindset evidenced in loyalty to the congregation, its mission, the elders and church staff.
    • A commitment to prayer for the church family.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to recruit, motivate and equip volunteer teams.
  • Have full support of spouse to the ministry (if married).
  • Experienced guitar or keyboard player, and vocally proficient in praise and worship style of music.