Connections & Assimiliation Pastor

At The Orchard Church

Position Available

This person will increase the scope of ministry of The Orchard Church by providing systems, structure, and personal assistance to people as they grow to love God, love others, and become disciples that make disciples.

Assimilation leads to life transformation by giving people the means and opportunity to become maturing followers of Christ.

Simple Assimilation Process

At The Orchard, we have a simple philosophy of ministry, following the Great Commandment and the Great Commission. We program almost exclusively around the mission that He sends us on, and we believe that there is no better spiritual development process than the one he gave us!


Position Profile

Full Time, $45,000 per year
The Orchard does not currently have insurance benefits, but will pay a portion of family premium toward Christian Healthcare Ministries, recommended by Dave Ramsey.


  • A growing, passionate relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Support of The Orchard’s statement of faith, and ministry philosophy
  • An ability to lead and the personality to relate well to others
  • College degree required
  • Church assimilation experience a big plus

Primary Responsibilities

  • Understand the mission and vision of The Orchard Church
  • Meet with the Pastor on a regular basis, maintaining a high level of communication
  • Dream and craft compelling First Impressions for guests
  • Oversee and grow our First Impressions team (love God)
  • Recruit, lead, and train Small Group leaders (love others)
  • Recruit, lead, and train serve team leaders (make disciples)
  • Provide on-ramps and next steps for people to always be going deeper in their walk with Christ; loving, serving, and learning.

Personal Responsibilities

  • Maintain God ordained priorities in your life; Jesus first, spouse second, children third, ministry fourth.
  • Be loyal to the vision and staff of The Orchard Church, always protecting unity by keeping God’s Big Picture in mind.
  • Invest and invite the lost to know Jesus and to integrate into The Orchard Church.

Great Reading Resources 

These books capture our heart for assimilation:


Simple Church
by Eric Geiger & Thom Rainer


by Nelson Searcy

The Orchard Church

We are a 10-year old church plant in rural North Georgia. We're here to "make the gospel relevant to our community," meaning that we are committed to bring the Good News of Jesus right to where people are.

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We would love for you to consider joining our awesome staff team!

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