General Information

Job Title:

Assistant Pastor

Job Description:

As part of the pastoral team at the Fellowship of Christ, the assistant pastor will be responsible for engaging and encouraging the congregation in the Great Commission
to make disciples of all nations across the world, beginning in our local community. This
pastor will help the congregation to live out the Cultural Commission to restore our
culture back to God. We practice this by remembering we are sojourners who need to
reflect God’s kingdom into the lives of all those around us. We do this by honoring the
command to love our neighbors as ourselves.
The assistant pastor will serve as Director of the Community Life Platform. This position
will focus on congregational care and transformation by developing and nurturing small
groups and leading ministries to families, children, and youth.

• Lives as a member of the body of FOC
• Reports to the Senior Pastor
Works closely with Session and the other FOC platform directors:
• Administration
• Connexions
• Creative Arts
• Care
• Equipping, Prayer, Healing
• Outreach

Primary Responsibilities:
• As the Community Life Platform Director
• Develop and nurture small groups
• Oversee ministries to families, children, and youth
• Develop and grow an active, strong young adult ministry
In conjunction with the Senior Pastor and other church leaders, develop and
implement programs to:
• Keep our community present, engaged, and committed
• Build and cultivate discipleship through study and outreach groups
• Identify, nurture, and train the next generation of spiritual church leaders
• Oversee general congregational care
• Preach and teach in cooperation with the Senior Pastor
• Participate actively in local outreach opportunities
• Encourage and maintain the prayer life of the congregation
• Participate actively in the administrative management of the church

Related Responsibilities:
• Complete the FOC core leadership training curriculum, including courses on
“Building with the Spirit,” prophecy, and inner healing
• Participate in FOC Session and staff meetings
• Maintain professional development through outside study, seminar
attendance and/or association relationships as appropriate to fulfilling the
• Other pastoral responsibilities as requested by Senior Pastor

Position Qualifications:

Key Qualifications:
• Committed follower of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, whose life exhibits the
fruit of the Spirit
• Belief in the Bible as the Word of God
• A servant’s heart: humble, teachable, willing listener
• Discerns and practices the gifts of the Holy Spirit
• Understands and embodies these FOC distinctives:
• Intimacy with Jesus, Father, and Holy Spirit
• Healing – care for individuals’ spiritual, emotional, and physical healing
• Teaching and training for all through our School of Equipping
• Worship in all its forms as a priority
• Hospitality: a safe place where people come and find a home/community
• Ability to articulate personal faith and preach effectively
• Ability to disciple young adults on an individual and small group basis
• Ability to reach out to the unchurched
• Ability to lead with maturity and work as a team with staff and members
• Motivated and self-disciplined, with strong program and time management skills

Required Experience and Education:
• 3 or more years proven experience in pastoral or ministry leadership (5 or more
• Master of Divinity (or parallel discipline)
• EPC-ordained or qualified for candidacy

Application Deadline


Job Type:

Full Time

Salary Range:


General Information

Church/Organization Name

Fellowship of Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church

Contact Name & Contact Info

(919) 319-1000




Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC)

City, State

Cary, NC

Description of Organization

We are a medium-sized church in Cary, NC, a suburb of Raleigh.

As a Fellowship, we exist to . . .

  • know Jesus intimately

  • be fully empowered by the Holy Spirit

  • take the heart of the Father to all people

  • love others well in the way of Jesus

  • create loving environments for all to encounter Jesus

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