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Associate Pastor Job Description/Role

The Associate Pastor must be a person who is committed to Christ, sound in their faith, and who is able to preach, teach and apply Scripture. The role of the Associate Pastor is seen as a calling from God and must be a spirit-filled individual who has confirmed (0r is seeking confirmation) their calling into pastoral ministry.

The Associate Pastor must be able to work within a team ministry under the direction of the Senior Pastor and the Deacons. They should be supportive of evangelism.

General Responsibilities:  To support the overall vision, mission, and leadership of the WECC.

Teaching and preaching ministry on Sunday morning services. (rota).

Assist with our Community outreach.

 A person committed to personal prayer and growth as a disciple of Jesus, including personal and professional integrity.  Of good character: and has experience in leading in some capacity (either inside or outside the Church)

Open to accountability for matters of personal life and the practice of ministry.

Education & Skills: Ideally should have some Biblical qualification and/or working towards a degree from an approved Christian Bible college or university. 

Personal Attributes: Exhibit evidence of Christian character and servant leadership as stated in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9, and 1 Peter 5:1-4 .

Aligns with WECC and EFCC statement of faith, and doctrinal positions,

Give evidence of strong work ethics and personal integrity.

References will be taken.

Compensation: Negotiable, Role will be bi-vocational with House/ Accommodation provided.

There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be a practicing Christian.   An enhanced DBS will be required.  Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK

We are affiliated with EFCC in the UK

Application: Please send CV to with covering letter.

Or post to

The Pastoral Team:

The Manse, Silver Street,

Wiveliscombe, Taunton,

Somerset, TA4 2PA

(3) Pastors Vacancy: update  January 2023