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Stonebridge Church – Associate Pastor

921 W 2nd St

Position Type


Baptist (SBC)

Ministry Area


Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

Welcome to Stonebridge Church, where ministry is relationships. The heartbeat of Stonebridge Church is our delight to share the gospel of God and our very lives (1 Thessalonians 2:8). The church began 9 years ago as a church plant intended to reach the surrounding community with the gospel. Stonebridge Church has always had a heart for reaching the next generation. This desire is the foundation of their mission statement to be for the family as a family of Christ. Stonebridge also values Christ-centered community. That’s why they provide Bible-based teaching, so that people would come to know each other as a family, united by the Word of God.

About the Associate Pastor: Stonebridge Church is searching for an Associate Pastor with a focus on youth ministry. This person should align with Stonebridge’s Staff Values of being authentically Humble, Hungry for better things, and Warm toward others.

The Associate Pastor’s Responsibilities Include: Youth Ministry. Provide vision, organization, and pastoral shepherding for the youth ministry (6th-12th grades). Recruit, train, equip, and encourage youth leaders Pastoral. Prepare and preach approximately 1/3 of the Sunday messages. Serve on the Elder team to help lead and shepherd our church family Live in, love, and engage Boone with the Gospel of Jesus Christ Other duties as assigned

Other Responsibilities (not required) Worship Leader Children’s Ministry Leader. As a member of the Stonebridge Staff you are part of a team. Your Direct Supervisor is in place to coach toward strong character, ministry competence, and Staff Values.

What You Bring: The following describes many of the characteristics of the ideal candidate for the Associate Pastor: Education & Experience Undergraduate degree, required Seminary degree, preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. Ability to organize ministry and lead people (recruit, train, equip, schedule volunteers). Skilled teacher with expository style and theological understanding. Ability to collaborate and build teams.

Organization skills: Personal Characteristics & Qualifications Humble Authentic – transparent and vulnerable regarding struggles and weaknesses. Teachable- handle critique and correction well. Team Player- gladly celebrate the “we” and not “me”. Serve – take on work outside responsibilities for the good of the team and church family Hungry Candid- offer thoughtful and candid input Holy discontent- reject the status quo and want to make things better Expand your box- look for opportunities to grow gifts, capacity, and responsibilities Warm Listen well- active listener and draw people out with questions. Chemistry- warm, wise, and joy-giving personality and presence. Peace-maker- take immediate action to resolve unnecessary relational tension.

What it’s Like to Live in Boone, IA: Boone, a mid-size town in Iowa, offers an ideal setting for families seeking both outdoor adventures and urban conveniences. In addition to its picturesque setting and intriguing history, Boone boasts great schools, making it an even more appealing choice for families. With parts of the historic Lincoln Highway passing through, Boone gives the feeling of a big “little city,” surrounded by abundant parks and camping areas along the Des Moines River. Its strategic location provides easy access to Ledges State Park for outdoor enthusiasts and nearby cities like Ames and Des Moines for those craving urban experiences. Boone’s growth accelerated with the arrival of the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company’s railroad station in 1866. Today, it serves as the county seat of Boone County, offering a vibrant community surrounded by Iowa’s lush farmlands. Boone also boasts of great schools. Positioned within proximity to major cities—340 miles west of Chicago, 150 miles east of Omaha, 200 miles south of St. Paul and Minneapolis, and 220 miles north of Kansas City — Boone provides residents with a central location in the heart of the Midwest.