Associate Pastor and Hispanic Church Planter

Clinton Avenue Reformed Church

58 James Street, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 USA   MAP
Demographic: Urban
Statement Of Faith: We are a solid Christian Church in the Reformed tradition that celebrates John Calvin and the Heidelberg Catechism.

Spanish Church Planter/Associate Minister

Clinton Avenue Reformed Church, Bergenfield, NJ
114 Brookview Terrace
Bergenfield, NJ 07621


The Clinton Avenue Reformed Church is a congregation in northern New Jersey that has accepted the call to nest a Spanish-speaking congregation in the Bergenfield community. The Spanish Church Planter/Associate Minister would plan joint congregational activities with the Senior Pastor of the existing congregation and consistory. It is anticipated that the Church Planter would plant a Spanish-language congregation to recent immigrants of varied countries of Hispanic origin who are living in Bergenfield. The Church Planter would also develop programs that reach both the immigrant and first-generation communities as well as second generation communities. Finally, It is anticipated that the Church Planter/Associate Minister would plant a congregation that would become a collegiate church with its host church.


• MDiv from an accredited seminary and eligible for, or ordained in, the Reformed Church in America or a formula of agreement denomination
• Fully Bi-lingual in Spanish and English
• Be a certified Church Planter
• Ability to reach non-churched individuals of Spanish origin in the community
• The ability to collaborate and network with community organizations
• A heart for organizing justice programs/services for the community
• An ability to create and facilitate programs within the new congregation
• Show an ability for team building in terms of recruitment, training, supporting and encouraging volunteers
• An interest in the discipleship of children, youth, and their parents into the life of the whole church

If you would like to know more about this opportunity and about the Clinton Avenue Reformed Church and its’ vision to plant a Spanish congregation, please contact us at and visit our website at

Date Posted: Thu, Feb 17, 2022   (181 days ago)
Salary: $ 32,000.00
Benefits: Yes
Anticipated Hire Date: September 2022

Point of Contact:

Mark William Ennis

58 James Street
Bergenfield, NJ 07621