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New Position: Associate Pastor

Summary: This is a full-time position assisting the senior pastor in shepherding the flock at Hope Community Church (HCC). Exact roles and responsibilities will be determined on the basis of the skills and experience of the candidate. The primary ministry areas of which we are looking to address specifically involve our youth ministry and our worship ministry. Secondary areas involve our small groups, membership, and outreach. Any combination of gifting and experience in those areas will make for a full-time role.

Overview: HCC is located in West Salem, WI, just east of La Crosse WI off of I-90.  We are a member of the Forest-Lakes District of the Evangelical Free Church of America. We are praying this role will help us adjust effectively with the continued growth (35% over the last year) and help the body move to two worship services while we continue with our building campaign for a larger space to worship God and equip the saints for ministry.

Purpose: This position exists to glorify Christ and build up the body of believers through God-honoring worship, teaching, and fellowship, in coordination with the senior pastor.


  1. The candidate must first and foremost meet the qualifications of Titus 1:5-9 & 1 Timothy 3:1-7.

  2. The candidate must be in agreement with the EFCA's 2019 statement of faith as well as in agreement with a complementarian view of the roles of men and women in ministry.

  3. Experience in serving the church

  4. The candidate will have a desire to grow in knowledge and skill for the glory of God and the building up of the body.


Salary: Dependent on experience, qualifications, and expected responsibilities.

How To Apply: Interested candidates should email their resumes to

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