Job Description

Associate Pastor

(Full-Time Salaried Position)

Sequoia Church:

Sequoia Church is a multi-generational church in Manteca, California. Manteca is a city of 90,000+ residents in the Central Valley of California. We are located 60 miles south of Sacramento, 75 miles east of San Francisco, and 115 miles north of Fresno. Sequoia Church has approximately 130 members and is looking for an Associate Pastor to grow with us as we reach our community and world with the gospel. Sequoia Church has many opportunities for ministry. The final job description will be based on the gifts and abilities of the candidate. The ministry areas below are some of the greatest needs of the church at this time. The Associate Pastor does not have to fill all the areas but a combination of these areas or other areas where the candidate is gifted can be discussed.

Student Ministry: (7th-12th grade students)

Job duties include leading the Sunday morning youth bible study, Wednesday night youth bible study, planning and overseeing all ministries and events for the 7th-12th grade students, ministry to parents & families of the youth, and providing leadership to the youth leaders.


Leading a rotation of worship leaders or serve as the every Sunday worship leader of the music portion of the Sunday morning service. This includes band practice, music selection, slide preparation, various A/V duties, as well as providing leadership to the media team.


This area of ministry requires the financial information to be electronically sent to an offsite accountant and then filed in the church office. It is basic work in Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks. The candidate will be trained in the process that we currently use.


Meets the qualifications laid out for pastor/elders in the New Testament, In Agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message, Bachelor’s Degree, MDiv preferred but not required.

Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type

Manteca, California
Baptist: SBC
Church Size