Associate Pastor


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Associate Pastor:

The role of the associate pastor is: to provide leadership, guidance, and training and to foster the growth of our church; to strengthen & grow the church’s music & technology ministries; to preach during primary worship times and to lead and strengthen the outreach of our church, especially in the local neighborhoods.

Job Relationships:

  • Reports to: Senior Pastor
  • Other Major Relationships: Maintain good, effective working relationships and cooperate actively with the other church staff and members to ensure that the objectives of the church are met.


  • Regularly share the duties of teaching during the worship service, with an engaging, Biblically sound, and applicable explanation of Biblical texts and topics
  • Nurture relationships, especially with younger families and younger adults, providing leadership, training and fellowship.
  • Oversee the outreach team and provide leadership, creativity and follow-through to increase the robustness of outreach in our church.
  • Assist the Senior Pastor in the overall programming for the church, aiding in special projects, performing weddings and funerals, and implementing special assignments by the Senior Pastor.
  • As needed, assist in the pastoral care needs and visits of the congregation
  • Operate the visuals and sound for Sunday worship services.
  • Oversee, train, and schedule volunteers to run visuals and sound for Sunday worship services and other various events.
  • Give advice for the overall visual and sound ministry


  • Agreement with our Statement of Faith
  • Pastoral experience and/or teaching experience
  • Skilled in the use of technology in worship and in the use of sound, lighting, computers, and projection
  • A heart for the spiritual formation of those in the congregation and the worship ministry
  • Relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading a growing church in worship
  • A self-starter
  • A team player with a positive attitude

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Cochranville United Methodist Church

Cochranville, PA

  • Part-Time
  • Denomination: methodist
  • Salary: Not Listed