Assistant Pastor of Discipleship & Mission


Jacksonville Presbyterian Church

Jacksonville, OR United States

To develop the discipleship ministry of JPC and to equip the congregation to engage missions both locally and globally.

1.) Oversee the Discipleship ministry

  • Working with Discipleship Elder, craft a vision and strategy for discipleship
  • Recruit, train, and encourage leaders for all the discipleship groups within the church (i.e. Community Groups, Bible Studies, CONNECT Groups, etc)
  • Organize a 20’s & 30’s ministry
  • Revitalize men’s ministry
  • Encourage/support women’s ministry
  • Assist the Lead Pastor in new members classes
  • Track involvement in discipleship groups, adjusting strategy as necessary

2.) Oversee the Missions ministry

  • Working with Missions Elder, oversee the missions ministry
  • Craft a vision and strategy for equipping the congregation in local outreach
 – Craft a vision and strategy for equipping the congregation in national/global outreach
  • Track congregational involvement in missions, adjusting strategy as necessary

4.) Be actively involved in worship services on Sundays; preach occasionally
5.) Work well with the lead pastor and staff to help create a compelling and coherent vision for the church and its outreach
5.) Share wedding responsibilities with lead pastor, as needed/desired
6.) Attend staff, presbytery, and general assembly meetings
7.) Attend “all church” events as appropriate, other events as interested

1.) Mature, committed Christian with godly character
2.) Able to affirm The Essentials of the EPC
3.) Strong leadership abilities
4.) Good communication and interpersonal skills
5.) Ability to preach when needed/desired

This is a full-time position with benefits, and salary commensurate to experience.

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