General Information

Job Title:

Assistant Pastor

Job Description:

The Assistant Pastor’s role is to work together with the Senior Pastor to gather people to Christ and equip them for His service through the ministries of Grace Church. The primary responsibility of the Assistant Pastor is to work with ministry staff and volunteers to implement the vision of the church.


Position Qualifications:


  1. Meets the qualifications for elder in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1
  2. Ordained or ordainable as a Teaching Elder in the PCA

Desired Characteristics

  1. Has a shepherd’s heart and delights to be among God’s sheep
  2. Known for gospel-centered teaching, preaching, philosophy of ministry, and life
  3. Has demonstrated an ability to organize, lead, and train God’s people for the work of ministry (Eph. 4)
  4. Committed to the Westminster Standards and their historic application to contemporary issues
  5. Able to work collaboratively (e.g. with the session and diaconate) and remain humble during conflict
  6. Is dependable and self-motivating
  7. Able to manage priorities without losing momentum on other responsibilities

Personal Piety and Pastoral Development

  1. Committed to his own spiritual growth through the ordinary means of grace
  2. Committed to a strong devotional life and on guard against competing priorities
  3. Prayer
    1. Practice a life of prayer personally
    2. Model a life of prayer with and for the saints at Grace Church
  4. Regular reading and study related to ministry in the areas of Bible, theology, and gospel living
  5. Utilize two weeks study leave per year that may include time away for conferences or other gatherings for personal equipping and encouragement

Application Deadline

Job Type:

Full Time

Salary Range:


General Information

Church/Organization Name

Grace Church of Utah

Contact Name & Contact Info

(850) 619-7247




Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)

City, State

Layton, UT

Description of Organization

Grace Church is committed to knowing Christ and making Christ known through faithfulness to the great commandment and the great commission.

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