Track 1: Co-Pastors
A church employs 2 part-time student pastors (10-15 hours each weekly) with complementary gifts to lead it’s the worship and ministries. A solo pastor may be considered with adequate skills, and appropriate mentoring and support to student.
Track 2: Assistant Student Apprenticeship
A church employs 1 part-time student pastor (18-20 hours weekly) to work as an assistant pastor under
the mentorship of a Senior or Lead pastor.
Track 3: Bi-Vocational
A church seeking to expand its outreach and service to the community or its relationship to a community organization may create a student position that serves in the church and at a second placement (ie. a church with a preschool might employ a student to work at the church and the preschool to build intentional relationship; a church working with a social advocacy program may create a position where a student works at the church and with the social advocacy program; etc.)
Mosaic Ministries churches typically support students by offering one of the compensation packages below. These depend upon the Mosaic track you are in and the student’s qualifications.
Track 1: Co-Pastors -- Student Status:
$12,000 (10-15 hours/week) + $1500 expense account + $1,000/student program fee.
TOTAL ANNUAL COST: $ 14,500 or MONTHLY: $1208 paid by local church.
Track 1: Co-Pastors -- Licensed Local Status:
$18,000 (10-15 hours/week) + $1,500 + $1000/student program fee.
TOTAL ANNUAL COST: $20,500 or MONTHLY: $1708 paid by local church.
Track 2: Assistant Apprenticeship -- Student Status:
$18,000 (15-20 hours/week) + $1500 + $1,000 program fee paid by local church.
Track 2: Assistant Apprenticeship -- Licensed Local Status:
$25,000 (15-20 hours/week) + $1,500 + $1000 program fee paid by local church.
TOTAL ANNUAL OST: $27,500 or MONTHLY: $1708 paid by local church.
Track 3: Bi-vocational Placement – Student Status:
$12,000 (10-15 hours/week) + $1500 expense account + $1,000 program fee.
TOTAL ANNUAL COST: $ 14,500 or MONTHLY: $1208 paid by local church or potentially split with another organization.
Additional Compensation information:
+ Parsonage is highly recommended for seminary students & graduates.
+ Support from the Mosaic Grant Fund may be available for partial salary support or pastor’s travel expenses but must be applied for annually and depends upon the availability of funds.
+ Program fees provide the following benefits to churches: Robust annual student training opportunities, monthly student cohort learning gatherings, and regular 1:1 mentoring and spiritual direction for student pastors to grow in their leadership of your church.