Christ Lutheran Church

Whitefish, Montana, United States

Associate Pastor for Family and Youth

  • Address: 5150 River Lakes Pkwy., Whitefish, Montana 59937
  • Affiliation: LCMC
  • Contact: Tim West
  • Phone: 863.838.0187
  • Email:
  • Category: Pastoral Ministry
  • Sub-Category: Associate Pastor
  • Position Title: Associate Pastor for Family and Youth
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Description:

    Christ Lutheran Church is situated in beautiful Whitefish, Montana, a town of about 8000 people, located on the shores of Whitefish Lake, and just a short jaunt to Glacier National Park. CLC is experiencing dynamic growth under the leadership of their new Senior Pastor, and additional staff is needed to meet the needs of the church body. The church is excited to call an Associate Pastor who will lead, disciple, and shepherd children, youth, and their families into a bright future. 

    The incoming Associate Pastor will express a passionate love of Jesus and daily model this life-giving walk. This person will be relational and able to easily converse with the youngest person in their ministry and the eldest person in the church. This person will exhibit a love for students and strive to get to know them and the world in which they live. Knowledge of family systems and dynamics is important as the Associate Pastor will minister to the whole family.  This position requires an organized and engaging person who will lead the discipling and care functions for children ages birth to 12th grade and their families.  This Associate Pastor will further provide critical partnership with the Senior Pastor in implementing a strategy for the ongoing growth and care of the church. The Associate Pastor will be organized, able to work with a team of volunteers, and willing to serve well alongside the other staff.

    Qualifications include: a theological Master's degree, preferably an M.Div.; clear alignment with Lutheran theology and doctrine as described on the LCMC website; ordination, or the ability and desire to be ordained with LCMC; demonstration of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; excellent Bible-based preaching, teaching, and communication skills; a genuine passion for the gospel; experience in innovating and growing ministry to children and youth in a multi-generational context; mission-focused and oriented toward serving and reaching the community with the Gospel; a minimum of three years of pastoral leadership experience, or equivalent. 

    For the full Opportunity Profile, contact Tim West at NL Moore & Associates ( or CLICK HERE .