Associate Pastor



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If, after prayerfully reviewing this information, you sense this role and church culture could be a good fit for you, please email your information, resume, and cover letter to jobs@northwoodchristian.org. 

Position Profile

Title: Associate Pastor

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Department: Pastoral

Desired Qualifications

• Demonstrate a personal relationship with Jesus Christ

• Exhibit spiritual sensitivity, humility, graciousness, and flexibility

• Be a self-starter who takes initiative in leadership roles

• Strong people skills including development of meaningful relationships with church family

The Associate Pastor supports the Senior Pastor of the church and will serve as the head pastor if the senior pastor is absent.  

The Associate Pastor also welcomes visitors and new members, cultivates relationships, manages the spiritual needs of members of the church, assists with the growth in the ministry’s programs and oversees our outreach both locally and internationally.

The Associate Pastor is responsible for existing and new Member Care and the oversight and support of our Connections Ministry, select Core Ministries, and Outreach.

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Northwood is all in on outreach, community generosity, spiritual growth, & unity.

The Values of Northwood Christian Church


Love God

Love People

Make Disciples


To assist the Senior Pastor in carrying out the Northwood Purpose Statement: Love God, Love People, and Make Disciples, and helping our church family grow in their faith in a manner that brings glory to God.


Located in Springfield, Oregon, Northwood Christian Church is a couple miles away from The Shoppes at Gateway & Downtown Springfield. Springfield has a charming historic Main Street, bustling shopping districts, family-friendly options, and passionate outdoor and sports-minded community. 

Springfield is often mentioned in the same breath as Eugene, the two cities forming the state’s second-largest metro area. There’s plenty to discover in this vibrant community surrounded by what seems like an endless expanse of rivers and woods.