Assistant Pastor

Includes housing

Three Bridges Free Church (RH10 1LS)

Date posted: 13th November 2023
Application ends: 15th December 2023

A full time role in Crawley, West Sussex Ideal for someone coming to the end of their theological training or with some experience in pastoral ministry.


1. Preaching on Sundays including service preparation and liaison with the Pastor. 2. Leading services, prayer meetings and taking communion services as required. 3. Co-leading a Home Group 4. Taking oversight for other significant areas of the church's ministry depending on personal gifting – e.g. Children's and Youth Ministry or Evangelism. 5. Pastoral care for our members and attenders and others who come within the orbit of our ministry, working in conjunction with the elders and deacons. This will on occasions include emergency pastoral situations. 6. Leading other services and events on an ad hoc basis – e.g. weddings, funerals, Christmas Day services, Holiday Bible Club etc. 8. Involvement in planning and preparation within the church for special events and regular ministries.

Required skills

- Christian, in full agreement with the church's rules and Basis of Faith. - Experience in pastoral care. - Preaching and teaching gifts. - Theological/Christian ministry qualification (experience in a pastoral/preaching role with mentoring from a mature experienced pastor may suffice). - High integrity and trustworthiness with clear recognition of the need for confidentiality and sensitivity in relationships and communications - Good time management and the ability to achieve deadlines. - Able to work on your own initiative, dealing with competing demands. - Able to forward plan and organise. - Good interpersonal skills and the ability to recognise differing perspectives. - Communication skills (written and oral). - Good understanding of safeguarding principles. - Full Driving License


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