Marriage and family pastor Lakes Area Vineyard Church job

Marriage And Family Pastor At Lakes Area Vineyard Church, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United States

Marriage and family pastor job vacancy at the Lakes Area Vineyard Church in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United States of America. 

Marriage And Family Pastor At Lakes Area Vineyard Church Position Overview

– Provides pastoral care and counseling to the church body
– Oversees and delegates all pastoral care requests
– Provides oversight and accountability for the Vineyard Kids – Director, Youth Ministry Director and Prayer Ministry Team
– Responsible for facilitating the wedding and funeral processes


– Profess Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord
– Willing to follow the Holy Spirit’s leading
– Demonstrate a servant attitude and heart
– Consistent, long-term track record of Christ-like behavior and a God-honoring reputation
– Must be committed and in unity with the mission, vision, and values of LAVC


Pastoral Care

– Provide pastoral counseling (including, but not limited to, premarital, crisis, grief, spiritual formation, and marriage/family)
– Manage and delegate wedding and funeral requests
– Responsible for oversight of the wedding process (premarital counseling, communication with couples, etc.)
– Ministry Oversight

– Provide regular accountability, leadership development, and support for the Vineyard Kids Director and Vineyard Youth Director
– Oversee, train and recruit members for the Prayer Ministry team


– Ability to work effectively in a deadline-driven and multi-priority environment
– Maintain confidentiality
– Dependable, detailed, organized, and a good time-manager
– Strong interpersonal, relational, verbal, and written communication skills
– Coordinate a staff of people (encourage, oversee, guide, and assist)
– Must be willing to continue to grow and learn skills that will lend themselves well to this role
– Friendly and sensitive to a wide range of people from all different ages, racial, gender, and socio-economic backgrounds
– Excellent administrative, communication & computer skills
– Must have the ability to work well in a team environment and take direction from others
– Must be faithful and have a “whatever it takes” attitude
– Must be highly professional
– Must have experience in public communications, team building, training, and management
– Must be able to preach and teach
– A natural passion for God and Small Group Community
– An affinity for the development of leaders
– Ability to lead others and create/sustain organizational structures
– Familiar with church growth and health
– Loyalty and dedication to LAVC, mission, values & leadership

Education/Experience For Marriage And Family At Lakes Area Vineyard Church Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United States

– Bachelor’s Degree
– 3-5 years proven experience managing and supervising a staff of volunteers and discipling and caring for people in a pastoral context
– Master’s Level certification or degree in related field and/or advanced training in orthodox Christian theology and biblical leadership
– Previous experience in development and oversight in a church context
– Proven experience in casting vision and leading missional disciple-making communities

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