Employment (Churches)

Multi-Site Associate Pastor

Highland Community Church, Merrill, Wisconsin

Shepherd and administrate a new campus for the church.

Ministry description

This person will be qualified to shepherd and administrate a new campus, and to be a team player with all of HCC’s ministries and staff, but specifically with the multi-site Merrill campus worship/associate pastor.


  • Adherence to the EFCA doctrinal statement (credentialing in the EFCA within two years)
  • Godly Christian character who is above reproach (1 Tim 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9)
  • High shepherding heart with a love for people and a heart and commitment to reach the unchurched
  • Possesses effective discipleship, leadership and equipping skills to supervise others
  • Is a loyal team player on a staff that values team
  • Committed to Highland’s philosophy of mission and ministries
  • Possesses strong organizational, communication, and time management skills
  • Effective use of Microsoft products for written communication including email
  • Is a resourceful self-starter who is also flexible in changing situations
  • Willingness to abide by the Church’s bylaws
  • If married, a solid, God-honoring family which is as engaged in HCC church life as other active attenders
  • A willingness to live in, and to become a part-of, the community in which we will plant the new campus
  • Is excited to commit to this position for a minimum of five years (please do not apply if you are unable to commit to a minimum of five years)


  • Joyously working with all ages, including children/youth and their families, especially during mid-week evening ministries
  • Ability to administrate the details of ministry well including the ability to recruit, develop and equip leaders (Eph 4)
  • Ability to teach exegetical Bible studies (potentially with periodic preaching) to all ages
  • Participate in HCC’s overall ministry; we have a: “One Church, Multiple Locations” comradery
  • Worship leading abilities a plus
  • Work in harmony with the Merrill worship associate pastor to lead a lay team to execute the Merrill campus ministries with excellence
  • Other pastoral roles as needed; understanding that this campus will start with two pastors, there will be other normal “pastoral” and non-pastoral duties associated with this role

How to apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and audio or video of teaching to jhinds@highlandcommunitychurch.com.

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