Assistant Pastor Full Time

@ Palm City Presbyterian Church
  • Palm City, Florida View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - ECO
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 22 February 2023
  • Application closes: 31 May 2023
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    Job Description

    The role of the assistant pastor is a full-time commitment with responsibility for leading discipleship efforts, providing pastoral care for congregants, teaching, and occasionally leading worship and preaching.

    Responsibilities:
     Maintain a lifestyle that is consistent with scripture and the essential tenets of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians.
     Work collegially with the other pastors and session in a relationship of mutual accountability.
     Prepare and lead discipleship efforts at Palm City Presbyterian Church (PCPC). This would involve training and equipping small group leaders for our LifeGroup ministry.
     Provide pastoral care to include visitation, crisis care, and counseling
     In coordination with senior pastor
     Prepare, lead, pray, preach the Word, and administer the sacraments in Sunday worship and other services.
     As requested by senior pastor
     Teach classes.
     In coordination with senior pastor
     Officiate at weddings, baptisms and memorials as requested.
     Embrace and nurture the church family striving to build unity, healing, and fellowship. Reach out to strengthen existing, inactive, and new member relationships and connections.
     Attend weekly staff meetings to coordinate discipleship programs and administrative responsibilities.
     Attend meetings of the session.
     Represent the pastors on the Membership and Worship Committees.
     Work in partnership with the staff and other ministries to assist them in carrying out their assigned tasks.
     Adhere to PCPC policy as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

    Qualifications:
     A growing and vibrant faith with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
     Demonstrates people and communication skills; comfortable relating to people of all ages; warm and caring personality
     Teaching experience and ability to equip people at all stages of spiritual life and growth with a deepening knowledge and ability to apply Biblical principles in their daily lives
     Demonstrates significant theological and biblical competence reformed and evangelical in nature
     Preaching skills with the ability to effectively proclaim the gospel in a postmodern world
     Possesses an innovative spirit to help PCPC adapt, inspire leadership & maximize our assets
     Highly organized, self-motivated and able to collaborate with staff and members to execute the vision of PCPC with excellence
     Wholehearted agreement with the doctrinal statements of ECO
     Undergraduate degree required; Biblical studies or theology preferred
     Master’s degree from an accredited theological seminary in biblical or theological studies
     An ECO pastor or able to be accepted as an ordained pastor in ECO

    Compensation:
    Compensation for the assistant pastor includes salary and housing allowance, pension plan and health insurance reimbursement (QSEHRA). Total compensation is based on qualifications.

    Position reports to senior pastor/head of staff.

    Pastoral candidates wishing to be considered for this position should email a resume, letter of introduction, and three references in PDF format to Steve Bozzo.

    Application closes: May 31, 2023

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