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Bethel Community Church (Washougal, WA) - Associate Pastor

Washougal, WA
Expired: May 31, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $60,000 to $80,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Bethel Community Church (Washougal, WA) - Associate Pastor

The Big Picture

Bethel Community Church ( is prayerfully seeking full-time Associate Pastor.


The Candidate

We are praying for a godly man who is committed to helping people become faithful followers of Jesus Christ. Has a heart to minister and shepherd alongside the senior pastor and elders to the local church body. The Associate Pastor must meet the qualifications of a teaching elder and hold to the final authority of God's word. He will help shepherd God's flock through teaching, occasional preaching, discipleship, visitation and pastoral care.

The Qualifications

  1. Clear, personal testimony of salvation followed by baptism by immersion.
  2. Be devoted to helping people become faithful followers of Jesus Christ.
  3. Fulfill the biblical requirements for an overseer or shepherd from 1 Timothy 3: 1 -7; Titus 1: 5 - 9 and 1 Peter 5: 1-4.
  4. Be in complete agreement with the Statement of Faith of Bethel Community Church.
  5. Loves God deeply. Committed to daily bible reading and prayer. Demonstrates a growing personal relationship with Christ.
  6. Have the ability and conviction to accurately handle and preach the entire counsel of God's word without apology or compromise.
  7. Willing to work alongside the senior pastor and the board of elders.
  8. Committed to equip the body to grow and mature in Christ. (Ephesians 4: 11 - 16).
  9. Models loving leadership as a husband and father, if married with children.
  10. Willing to demonstrate a Christ-like attitude through all interactions with the church body, church staff and elders.
  11. Minimum of a Bachelors of Bible and Theology.

Teaching Responsibilities:

1. Faithfully teach the truth of scripture using God's word with particular emphasis on teaching that

2. Committed to the expositional preaching of the Scriptures through an exegetical and systematic approach intent on teaching the whole counsel of Scripture. (2 Timothy 4: 1 - 3; Acts 20: 27; & 2 Timothy 2: 15).

3. Equip others to lead and be involved in teaching Scriptural truth for Sunday services and Adult Sunday School classes, as well as outside of Sunday morning worship services.

4. Develop a strategy to help people to think biblically and grow in a biblically based world view (Colossians 2: 6 - 8; 2 Corinthians 10: 3 - 5; Romans 12: 1 - 2).

5. Assist the Senior Pastor in teaching responsibilities.

Shepherding Responsibilities: (1 Peter 5: 1 - 3)

1. Model what it means to be a faithful follower of Jesus.

2. Willing to Disciple others including counseling as needed. (Matthew 28: 19 - 20; 2 Timothy 2: 2).

3. Demonstrate a sincere love and concern for the flock through personal ministry of pastoral care.

4. Spend time on a daily basis praying for the needs of the church body.

5. Administer, along with elders and staff, the ordinances of baptism and communion.

6. Willing to oversee various kinds of worship services, including Sunday morning, special services, funerals, and weddings.

7. Initiate outreach to the community that moves the demonstration of the gospel beyond the walls of the physical facility.


The Compensation

$60,000 - $80,000, Depending on experience and education.

The Process

Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Associate Pastor at Bethel Community Church?

Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Associate Pastor at Bethel Community Church?

In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the beliefs of Bethel Community Church ?

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon



Washougal, WA
98671 USA



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