Assistant Pastor of Community

Kansas City, MO

Main Responsibilities: 

• Caring for Community 

- Oversee Gashland’s Congregational Care Team of Elders & Deacons & congregation members 

- Regular pastoral visitation, shepherding, and care of the flock 

• Developing Community 

- Oversight of Relationships Team 

‣ Provide support as needed to relational ministry teams (Men’s Ministry, 

Women’s Ministry, Abide (Young Families), and Prime Timers (50 and 


- Encourage & energize congregation for participation in community and social events 

- Oversee direction for Community Groups/Small Groups at GEPC 

- Help Senior Pastor teach New Members class and integrate new members into the 

church family 

- Oversee Adult Wednesday Night Ministry 

- Foster community between 1st Service and 2nd Service attenders 

- Help organize new relational ministries for Young Adults/College (w/o kids) 

• Mobilize Community 

- Help oversee Outreach & Missions 

- Mobilize the community of the church to live out personal evangelism in their own life  

- Mobilize the community of the church to do outreach in our neighborhood and community.  

• Other Pastoral Duties 

- Partner with Senior Pastor in ministry 

- Support the overall vision of the church (Love Jesus, Live as Family, Look to the Fields) 

- Preach approximately 8-12 times a year 

- Assist in leading worship and administering the sacraments 

- Assist in overseeing the staff at direction of Senior Pastor 

- Perform funerals & weddings as needed 

- Promote community & fellowship among staff members alongside Senior Pastor 

- Participate in monthly Session Meetings 

- Attend Presbytery Meetings & General Assembly 

- Oversee and administer any other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor or Session 

• Staff Member Duties 

- Attend weekly staff meetings 

- Regular coordination and communication with Senior Pastor 

- Regular coordination and communication with other staff members 

- Prepare annual goals & objectives in coordination with Senior Pastor 

Full Time

Qualifications: • Loves Jesus deeply • MDIV • Ordained in the EPC or Ordainable in the EPC • We are looking for someone who is highly relational and who desires to build and foster relationships and community within the church • We are looking for someone who has strong pastoral skills to shepherd and care well for the members and regular attenders of the church • We are looking for someone who has a desire to share the gospel with the lost • Professional, above reproach, humble, team player, loyal, initiator • Competent in conflict resolution • Lives in submission to the inerrant Word of God as the ultimate authority in life


Ethan Funk

316 377 9399

Please visit the website to learn more about this position as Assistant Pastor of Community:

GEPC Assistant Pastor Search – Gashland EPC

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