General Information

Job Title:

Assistant Pastor in Residence

Job Description:

Our next resident will begin June 2020, with selection being completed by May 2021. Selection is done a year in advance because the position comes with scholarship money toward the final year of seminary.

The Creekside Pastoral Residency is a two-year mentoring program designed to train and equip the next generation of pastors. Believing the local church is the hope of the world, Creekside seeks to provide seminary graduates with a healthy church environment to learn, grow, and practice ministry after completing their degree. The Pastoral Residency is a paid position with full benefits that provides a wide-range of potential ministry opportunities suited to each resident’s gifts, abilities, and eventual ministry focus, with multiple opportunities for mentorship available.

Position Qualifications:

Pastoral residents will be male M.Div graduates who demonstrate a commitment to following Christ, ministry leadership ability, a heart for serving the local church, and academic excellence. Those selected for Creekside’s Pastoral Residency receive a partial scholarship for their final year at TEDS and commit to moving to Gainesville, FL, upon completion of their degree, where they will serve at Creekside as a pastoral resident for two years.

Application Deadline


Job Type:

Full Time

Salary Range:


General Information

Church/Organization Name

Creekside Community Church

Contact Name & Contact Info

(352) 378-1800




Evangelical Free Church (EFCA)

City, State

Gainesville, FL

Description of Organization

Creekside is an Evangelical Free Church located in Gainesville, FL. For 50 years, Creekside has been a church devoted to the teaching of the Scriptures. We are on mission together to love God and others, grow in Christ and community, and reach our neighbors and the nations. As a church of 250 in a university town, Creekside is uniquely positioned to be a home for those in all stages of life. We long to serve local churches in the US and around the world by launching formed and experienced pastors and ministry leaders into years of fruitful ministry.

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