Family Ministries Pastor/Elder Part time

@ Florence Christian Church
  • Florence, Oregon View on Map
  • Denomination: Christian Church
  • Job Category: Family Ministry
  • Salary Range: $45 - $55
  • Date Posted: 4 January 2023
  • Application closes: 30 April 2023
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    Job Description


    FCC is looking for someone to join our Pastor/Elder team who can partner with us as we move forward in equipping believers to live out their faith in their neighborhoods, workplaces, schools, and volunteer spaces, developing discipleship as a way of life. Community Groups are the backbone of our ministries. We believe that a healthy believer lives in an intentional community with others.

    Personal Profile –

    We are looking for someone who:

    -Is deeply in love with Jesus and His Church.

    -Is devoted to his family as an involved spiritual leader, husband, and father

    -Has a reliance on the power and practice of prayer

    -Has a depth of Biblical understanding and patterns of submission to Biblical authority

    -Lives in ‘community’ with other believers as a lifestyle

    -Meets the spiritual qualifications of Pastor/Elder as outlined in Titus 1:5-9, 1 Timothy 3:1-7, 1 Peter 5:1-4

    -Is working to understand their gifting as outlined in Ephesians 4:11-16

    -Feels called to discipleship and has a history of equipping believers to live out a reproductive faith

    -Finds fulfillment in being a humble leader of leaders

    -Has a burden to help develop spiritually healthy children, students, and families

    -Lives out their faith incarnationally within the community they reside

    Ministry Profile –

    The Family Ministries Pastor will:

    -Join the current ‘plurality of Elder/Pastors’ in a mutually submitted team setting  (Acts 14:23,   Gal. 2:1-2, Titus 1:5)

    As a functioning Elder, they will have an integral role in leading the congregation

    -Lead, develop, equip and cast vision for volunteers in the areas of Children & Student Ministries. Initially, this will be Hands-On with the vision of establishing leadership teams that can be equipped to run independently with Pastoral oversight.

    Currently in place are:

    Sunday morning age-graded classes for birth through 12th Grade

    Mid-week ministries for MS & HS Students

    Seasonal Camps, local outreach events,  VBS, etc.

    -Create (alongside the Eldership) and spear-head, Family-Focused ministries intended to partner with and equip  parents in becoming the primary spiritual caregivers within their homes

    -Fulfill weekly responsibilities including but not be limited to: Elder Meeting; Staff Meeting; Volunteer Development; Time spent with Families/Students; Visitations as needed and shared with Eldership

    -Preaching Responsibilities (With other ministry considerations in place)

    Professional Profile –

    -Preferred – Bachelor’s Degree with Ministry-related major (or equivalent)

    -5+ years of Pastoral staff experience

    -Understands & agrees with FCC’s Statement of Faith & aligns with FCC’s philosophy of ministry

    -Strong leadership & communications skills

    -Life patterns of servant-leadership

    -A track record of developing cohesive teams with lasting results

    Positional Profile –

    Full time – Competitive salary to be negotiable based on experience and qualifications ($45,000 to $55,000). In addition, medical/dental insurance is provided by FCC. Paid vacation, spiritual renewal, and ministry/volunteer days.  Position also includes yearly conferences, books, discretionary, and technology allowances.

    Next Steps –

    Please email or mail cover letter and resume.

    Application closes: April 30, 2023

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