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 

older) 

- 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

06/29/2024

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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