Associate Pastor and Assistant Director, Congregational Care at St. Andrew Methodist Church
Plano, Texas

Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Associate Pastor and Congregational Care Director, the Associate Pastor and Congregational Care Assistant Director provides support for the care needs of St. Andrew. This position ministers to the mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the Congregation through:

Visiting persons in hospital and rehab facilities
Making telephone calls
Listening, encouraging
Praying
Offering support for less mobile members (in homes, assisted living, and retirement homes)
Supporting grieving families

This position deals with a diverse group of people, staff and lay. Must be able to communicate with this broad range of users. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload. Works independently and within a team to respond to the needs of the congregation and staff.

 

Essential Functions

Prayer requests and hospital visits

o  Review weekly prayer requests and reach out as needed

Congregational Care Ministers (lay program)

o  Review and develop 3-5 year strategy

o  Recruit lay persons for the program

o  Provide trainings and meetings including agenda preparation, selecting outside speakers and securing needed supplies

o  Work with Congregational Care Administrator to communicate information for a Congregational Care Minister to contact a care receiver as needed

POD (Pastor on Duty)

o  Review and provide updated strategy

o  Provide information to Pastor on Call for calls/visits

o  Manage POD schedule

o  Conduct quarterly meetings

o  Maintain calendar of hospitalizations/surgeries

Hospital Visitation

o  Make regular hospital visits

o  Participate in POD “On Call” rotation

o  Serve as backup for the Answering Service when other pastors are on call.

Support Groups

o  Explore new and existing programs

Liturgist for Saturday and Sunday worship

o  Serve on occasion and lead other liturgical services as needed.

 

Required Education and Experience

Post graduate religious degree and credentialing
2 or more years of pastoral experience

Competencies

Non-anxious presence in crisis situations
Self-starter
Preferred 2 years or more of experience in working with people in need/crisis
Strong organization skills
Strong personal faith
Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a proven track record of developing quality relationships
Group facilitator
Able to keep high level of confidentiality
Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
Strong speaking and presentation skills
Good active listening and willingness to help.
Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
Flexible

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a ministry exempt full-time position at 36.5 hours per week. Work hours are Monday – Thursday, 8:30-5:00 and Sunday, 8:00 -12:30. Occasional Saturday and Sunday work is required around large events and worship.

 

If interested in learning more about this opportunity, please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]

 

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Address

St. Andrew Methodist Church
5801 W Plano Pkwy
Plano, Texas 75093

Contact

St. Andrew Methodist Church
+1 972-380-8001
[email protected]

Website

standrewmethodist.org

Location
Plano, Texas
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
Full-time
Pay rate
TBD
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Leadership
Industries
Church Ministry