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Associate Pastor Position

We are currently searching for a Pastor of Outreach to join our Elder Team and help lead our church to more effectively Send Disciples.  We would love for you to prayerfully consider the position below.  


  • Shepherd the church alongside the existing Elders through preaching, teaching, leading, and caring for members.
  • Oversee all outreach-related ministries, events, and initiatives.
  • Lead and execute the outreach strategy to "Send Disciples" out from First Baptist to reach Muscatine and the World.
  • Develop and implement strategies to help equip members of all ages to effectively share the gospel and reach their neighbors, co-workers, family, friends, etc.
  • Recruit and train short-term volunteers for participation in church-sponsored missions trips to advance the gospel.
  • Give oversight and direction to Kids and Youth activities aimed at reaching peers with the gospel.
  • Integrate missions awareness and engagement into the existing services, groups, and teams of the church.
  • Oversee our guest follow-up process focused on getting them connected into our church and engaged in our discipleship process.
  • Help strengthen communication and partnership with our existing missionaries.


  • Meet the qualifications set for Pastors/Elders in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9.
  • Possess a genuine heart for the Lord and demonstrates this heart through an ongoing, committed relationship with Him.
  • Understand and be committed to the beliefs, mission, vision, and values of First Baptist.
  • Possess the spiritual gifts of evangelism and leadership.
  • Have a heart for the lost and a desire to see them not only trust in Jesus, but also become fully equipped disciples of Him.
  • Demonstrated experience in equipping members and teams to reach the local community and the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • A degree from an accredited seminary or Bible college, or equivalent ministry experience in a local church or mission field is preferred.

Commitment Level

This is a part-time position with weekly hours TBD.  The role could be made into a full-time position if the candidate is gifted in other areas of need or interested in church planting.  


If you are interested in applying, we ask that you do so through the Converge P3 Process ( or by going to and register for P3Next.