Assistant Pastor of Discipleship & Mission

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Jacksonville Presbyterian Church

Jacksonville, OR United States

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

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
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

QUALIFICATIONS:
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

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

Send in your resume to [email protected]