Employment (Churches)

Discipleship Pastor

New Albany Evangelical Free Church, New Albany, Ohio

Care and shepherd the congregation, and work with operational matters within the church.

Ministry description

The discipleship pastor serves under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the other elders. He collegially collaborates with the other elders on spiritual direction and overall strategy; he works closely with the deacons regarding operational matters.


  • Master's of divinity from an accredited seminary, preferably one known to have a Reformed theological focus
  • Ordained by the EFCA or another evangelical denomination
  • Two to five years in a vocational ministry role (pastor, associate pastor, youth pastor) OR
  • Second-career minister recently out of seminary seeking first or second pastoral position


  • A personal walk with God via Bible study and prayer
  • A growth in your relationships with your spouse and children
  • Handle the day-to-day administrative operations at NAEFC (PowerPoint and bulletin).
  • Handle day-to-day communications (church email and phone, website, and social media).
  • Oversee prayer requests, and small groups admin and communication
  • Teach 50 percent of the time, in the worship service and the adult SS hour
  • Teach a small group or midweek service at the church (Tues-Thurs)
  • Lead discipleship at NAEFC
  • Work with elders on strategies for evangelism
  • Work as a campus pastor caring and shepherding the flock
  • Meet regularly with the elders and once a month with the deacons
  • Keep office hours at the church (3X per week from 8 a.m. - noon or 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
  • Help build our community from within and outside the church
  • Offer suggestions on ways to grow our church

How to apply

Email search committee via thad@claggett.net.

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