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Assistant/Associate Pastor (bilingual Spanish/English)

Religious | Presbyterian Church in America

Covenant Community Presbyterian Church
5157 Wexford Run Road
Wexford, PA 15090



Posted: Jun 3, 2024

Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2024


Covenant Community Presbyterian Church in Wexford, PA (outside of Pittsburgh) is seeking an assistant pastor to support our growing bi-lingual and cross-cultural congregation. This position will minister to all members, and guests of Covenant, with a special emphasis of ministering alongside our Spanish speaking folks.


Purpose: Cultivate a deep and growing community of faith and service at Covenant Community, helping the church grow inside and out.

Looking for: A bi-lingual pastor (Bi-lingual in English and Spanish is a non-negotiable) with good interpersonal skills, visionary leadership, organization, and communication skills. Someone who aligns with Covenant’s cross-cultural, bi-lingual, multi-ethnic vision with a personal passion to actively pursue it.

Oversees: Various ministries as gifting and graces direct, with special emphasis on Spanish Speaking ministry, and those listed below

Discipleship & Leadership

Lead Outreach

o  Cultivate culture of reaching our communities with the gospel of Jesus Christ

o  Disciple our people with an “all of life” vision of discipleship, that our work is integral, not incidental to living as disciples of Christ

o  Create and cast vision for an effective ministry that seeks to serve others, and by God’s grace, welcome into the life of the church

Lead Assimilation

o  Cultivate culture of radical hospitality from the moment a visitor walks in the door until they get plugged in

o  Disciple and recruit Assimilation ministry leaders and volunteers

o  Create and cast vision for an effective, outward-facing assimilation strategy

o  Help cultivate the unity we have in Christ across lingual and cultural differences

Lead Groups

o  Develop Bible studies for Spanish speakers

o  Help establish c-groups that are either bi-lingual, or Spanish speaking

Provide pastoral care as needed, especially for our Spanish speaking members

Attend all staff meeting and share ministry vision, needs, and desires

Attend all Session meetings, sharing insight and giving input

Work closely with the Deacons and Helping Hands ministry, identifying needs and appropriate ways to meet those needs

Work closely with ESL, focused on connecting with folks, building relationships, and evangelism

Preaching/ Teaching & Communication

  • Preach on Sunday morning at least 5-10 times/year
  • Regularly lead Sunday morning liturgy
  • Verbal translation for Worship services on a rotating basis
  • Dedicate time each week to continued education and professional development
  • Translate written and verbal communication of ministry vision and updates to engage our Spanish speaking members and guests



  • General translation needs
  • Organize and maintain outreach needs
  • Organize and maintain policies and procedures for Assimilation Ministry
  • Manage ministry budgets as appropriate
  • Prompt response to all communication from church leadership and congregation

Salary: $60K-$89K


Qualifications / Skills

  • Active faith and walk with the Lord
  • Demonstrate a passion for the gospel
  • Proficient speaking and writing in both English and Spanish (this is required)
  • Ordained, or ordainable as a teaching elder in Presbyterian Church in America
  • Accessible and affable staff member, with a heart for building up saints to do the work of the ministry
  • Has a passion for spending time with people both in one-on-one and group settings
  • Active member of the community outside the church, building relationships in the Hispanic community and beyond
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Works well in an in-person office setting
  • Collaborative team-player with church staff and fully supportive of the senior pastor
  • A deep understanding of his own daily dependence on God’s grace and a desire to spread this grace to others

How to Apply


  • Family coverage: Major Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Life insurance
  • Disability
  • FICA contribution
  • Travel & Communication contribution
  • 4 weeks of vacation & 2 weeks of study leave
  • Sabbatical policy for full-time ministry staff
  • Counseling benefit
  • Moving allowance

Interested Candidates: Please submit resume (or CV), cover letter, MDF, 2 sermon samples (English & Spanish), short verbal translation example, and philosophy of ministry

Primary Contact: Jon Price


Phone: 7249341234

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