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Associate Minister (Formation Pastor)

About this position —
The Formation Pastor is a Jesus follower, who equips people as followers of Jesus through the formation of adults in service, directing guest and newcomer ministry, small groups, and engaging church mission. This full-time position reports to the Senior pastor.

Apply if you are —

  • Passionate for connecting people to God, others and the mission of following Jesus.
  • Showing evidence of an active growing relationship with God praying daily.
  • Energized by building teams and doing what it takes to make the team succeed in ministry.
  • Experienced with a minimum of 2-3 years in ministry, ministry degree (M.Div. preferred).

In this position you will —

  • Minister
    • Guide involvement in ministry by facilitating and creating structures for ministry.
    • Oversee membership software, ministry lists, church directory, etc.
    • Oversee and organize Greeters, Guest information, and Guest follow-up.
    • Lead First Impressions, First Steps, and other guest and new member programs.
    • Manage current service efforts and develop new strategies for community involvement.
    • Use technology and media to facilitate ministry (database, communication, social media, etc.).
  • Guide Small Groups
    • Develop and support current/new small group leaders.
    • Provide ongoing leadership, training, and connection to mission of following Jesus.
    • Organize and support existing groups, maintaining a list of groups/leaders.
      Provide Ministry Support to the Senior Minister.
    • Organize and provide clear communication of events to connect people to service.
    • Contact point for building maintenance, scheduling, etc.
    • Occasional pastoral care (visits, calls, etc.).

You display —

  • A life committed to following Jesus, spiritual growth, and the beliefs of First ABQ We Believe
  • Quality organizational skills, communication skills, problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to lead and develop volunteers.

Weekly Schedule – Office hours Mon-Fri, Sundays, and as needed for meetings, pastoral care, etc

Physical Address

First Christian Church of Albuquerque

10101 Montgomery Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111


Interested applicants may apply at Apply Here OR mail their resume, references, and a brief theology of the practice of ministry to Senior Minister, Brady at


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