Assistant Pastor Full Time

@ Trinity Presbyterian Church in Providence
  • Providence, Rhode Island View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - PCA
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 29 October 2022
  • Application closes: 31 January 2023
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    Job Description

    To serve the Trinity congregation in a variety of ways, with particular focus on the areas of ministry outlined below. Note: Qualified applicants pursuing ministry in the PCA but who have not yet met the internship requirement will be considered with a view to a call as assistant pastor following a one-year internship.

    Demonstrated Christian character.
    Heart and skill set adapted to one-on-one discipleship, shepherding/pastoral care, and small group leadership.
    Outgoing self-starter.
    Ability to work harmoniously with Trinity’s leadership.
    Relevant experience in local church ministry.
    M.Div. or equivalent.
    Ordained or qualified to be ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America.

    About the Job
    Active participation in worship, Christian education, community group, and meetings of session and presbytery.
    Reports to senior pastor under supervision of the session.
    Salary commensurate with experience.
    Competitive benefits package.
    Four weeks vacation, two weeks study leave.
    Periodic sabbaticals.
    Areas of Responsibility:
    ● Work in coordination with the RUF Campus Minister to connect college students with the communal life of Trinity.
    ● Outreach to non-RUF local campuses, especially Johnson & Wales, to establish relationships and create awareness of Trinity as a place of worship and college-oriented events.
    ● Oversee and implement initiatives designed to shepherd and provide community for middle school and high school students.
    ● Establish and coordinate teams for youth-related groups and events.
    ● Supervise and work in coordination with the children’s ministry team to shepherd children preschool through elementary age.
    ● Provide support for specific initiatives such as Love in Action and Backyard Bible Club.
    Education and Community
    ● Work in consultation with the session to implement and oversee programs of Christian education and community groups.
    ● Occasionally preach and lead worship.
    ● Be available to accompany elders on shepherding visits.
    ● Carry out occasional special assignments from the senior pastor.
    If you are interested in being considered for this position, please email your resume and a cover letter and indicate “Last Name, FirstName, Assistant Pastor Opening” in the memo line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis with a goal of filling the position by the end of 2022.

    Application closes: January 31, 2023

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