How to Become an Assembly of God Pastor

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Sharing the word of God is your passion. Ministry is one of the careers available to you. People choose all types of careers for a variety of reasons. If you were born and raised in an Assembly of God church, or new to the religion, become an Assembly of God pastor.

Skill level:


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    Search for Christian colleges in the area. The Assemblies of God headquarters is a great starting point.

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    Find out the requirements or prerequisites to become an Assembly of God pastor. These include hours of time spent helping at a church, experience in the ministry, past experience or background in church ministry. Follow through with the requirements by gathering documentation prior to submitting an application.

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    Get an application and apply at the colleges of your choice. Make sure and submit all required information to the Christian college you choose. Apply at an Assembly of God school to become a pastor.

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    Be thorough in your application process, being sure to submit all required information, for speedier acceptance.

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    Attend the college, once you are accepted. Get your major in Pastoral Ministries and minor in the area you wish to specialize in, such as children or youth ministries. Graduate with a degree in ministry.

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    Contact the Assembly of God churches and find out which parsonages have a available position for a assistant pastor in your area of specialty. Enjoy being a pastor and changing people's lives.

Tips and warnings

  • Many times you have to serve as a junior or assistant pastor before becoming a senior pastor of a church.

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