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  • Assistant/Associate pastor

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  • is Presbyterian (PCUSA)
  • has an average worship attendance of 250

Job at First Presbyterian Church

We seek an Associate Pastor to guide our congregation's discipleship education with a particular focus on the youth of the church.

Job Description

The Associate Pastor is a called and installed position responsible for leading the church in becoming better disciples of Jesus Christ, individually and collectively. This pastor will evaluate the needs of the church in fostering discipleship with a particular focus on our lambs - youth and new members - shepherding young Christians from adolescence to adulthood, attracting new Christians and guiding them as they develop their faith. Specific duties include the following:

Provide entrepreneurial leadership to developing discipleship within the church, including Christian education, youth programs, bible study, small groups, community service opportunities, and other avenues yet to be discerned. Preach the Word and lead worship as part of the pastoral team. Carry a share of the pastoral team's load in providing pastoral care to members. Foster and sustain a committed team of church members to ensure ongoing quality youth programming. Build compassionate relationships with visitors and potential members. Provide leadership to Session committees and other staff to develop and organize Christian education programs for adults of all ages. Provide support to existing Sunday school and Wednesday evening programming. Collaborate with staff, officers, and volunteers to foster continuous learning, spiritual leadership development, and discipleship in the church. *Explore opportunities for members and partners to engage in mission outreach as spiritual development.

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church, founded in 1800, is a historic congregation located in downtown Fayetteville, NC. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, USA, First Presbyterian is a Christ-centered, mission driven congregation which serves both the local community and the wider world. Our motto is to "Serve and Share"- reflecting the good news of the gospel in both our message and ministry. We are a multi-generational congregation. We also have a long connection with the Ft. Bragg military community and have many military families among our membership. We are excited about local mission but also recognize that Christ’s Kingdom is global, supporting missions to Haiti and Mexico, and other locations worldwide. All are welcome to experience the fellowship of the congregation.