Resurrection Lutheran Church

Monticello, Minnesota, United States

Full Time Associate Pastor

  • Address: 9300 Jason Avenue NE, Monticello, Minnesota 55362
  • Affiliation: LCMC
  • Contact: Pastor Jedidiah Scharmer
  • Phone: 763.295.5511
  • Email:
  • Website: Click Here
  • Category: Pastoral Ministry
  • Sub-Category: Associate Pastor
  • Position Title: Full Time Associate Pastor
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Description:

    Resurrection Lutheran Church (Resurrection) is seeking to call a full time Associate Pastor. Resurrection is a vibrant, growing congregation located in the community of Monticello, Minnesota. With a population of 13,568, Monticello is located between Minneapolis and St. Cloud, about 38 miles northwest of Minneapolis on the Mississippi River.

    Resurrection is a church plant that was started in 1990. We became an officially chartered church in 1993. Our mission is The Great Commission (Matt. 28:19-20) and the Great Commandment as given by Jesus (Matt. 22:37-39). We have been a member of the LCMC since 2015. We offer one traditional liturgical service and two contemporary worship services each Sunday, with approximately 400 people in attendance each week. Our vision is to meet people where they are on their faith walk with life transforming experiences that help them mature as Disciples of Christ.

    We are seeking a Spirit-Filled Associate Pastor who is passionate about God’s Word and His people, and who will model Christ in vision, prayer, and commitment to grow God’s kingdom. The Associate Pastor will serve the congregation under the supervision of the Lead Pastor.  The Associate Pastor will carry primary responsibility for the oversight and leadership of Adult Spiritual Growth, Congregational Care, and Community Outreach Ministries.


    Pastor Qualifications:

    • Strong Leadership skills and proven ability to recruit, motivate, train and equip lay leaders and staff
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Authentic presence and strong inter personal skills with the ability to practice compassion while maintaining healthy boundaries
    • Experience and/or the demonstrated ability to fulfill the responsibilities of Associate Pastor including the supervision of multiple staff members
    • Passionate, disciplined and faithful in Prayer
    • Believer and teacher of all the gifts of the Spirit
    • Prefer a minimum of one to five years experience in Pastoral leadership
    • Master’s Degree in Divinity or equivalent
    • Ability to be accredited as a Pastor in the Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ
    • Committed student of the Bible and Lutheran Theology, using the Holy Scriptures as the primary source of sermon preparation under the guidance of the Holy Spirit
    • Demonstrated desire and commitment to being a life-long learner
    • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate effective prioritization of job responsibilities
    • Practices faithful and exemplary stewardship with a spirit of generosity
    • Able to make decisions and act decisively
    • Exercise healthy self-care
    • Reside or plan to relocate to the Monticello School District or approximately 15 miles from the church building

    A full job description can be found at:

    If you are interested in being considered, please send the following to CALLING@RESURRECTION-MN.COM:

    • Contact information including the best method and time to contact you
    • One paragraph describing your vision and gifts for ministry
    • Resume /VITA