Pastor Part time

@ First Presbyterian Church of Redding Email Job Print Job
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    Job Description

    Purpose: To provide spiritual, pastoral and administrative leadership, in order to guide the direction and life and ministry of the First Presbyterian Church.

    Accountability: The Teaching Elder is accountable to the Session and to the Presbytery of the Pacific, EPC for his performance as a Teaching Elder, Minister of the Word and Sacrament.

    Leadership Responsibilities:
     Demonstrate a commitment to the mission statement of FPC
     Participate regularly in the major adult ministries of the church: worship, small group adult education.
     Privately practice the spiritual disciplines of prayer, study, worship and the giving of tithes and offerings to the church.
     Seek to maintain a loving Christian relationship with one’s spouse, children, parents, neighbors and co-workers. Participate in conflict resolution process if needed.
     Give symbolic leadership through attendance to those areas of church life that need the pastor’s attention and presence.

    Functional Responsibilities:
     Worship
    o To regularly preach and teach the Word of God and administer the Sacraments to the congregation.
    o To plan and lead worship with the Worship Director and the Worship Commission
    o To officiate at special services such as weddings, funerals, nursing homes services, etc.

     Leading
    o Session
    o Staff
    o Stewardship
    o Receive direct reports from Finance, Youth and Children’s Leaders, Outreach Commission, Personnel Commission, B & G Commission, Fellowship C
    o Commission, Deacons and future director level roles.

     Training
    o Periodically leading or facilitate Adult Sunday School or other Adult meetings.
    o Work with Session to continue to develop their Christian Walk as well as their leadership qualities.
     Connect to community wide groups – pastors and civic groups
     Lead our connection to the Presbytery
     Communication with our congregation

     Administrative Responsibilities:
    o To oversee the administration and management of all areas of the congregation’s ministry in consultation with the session, committees and staff as appropriate.
    o To support, supervise, manage and evaluate, in conjunction with the Personnel Commission, session, directors and congregation as appropriate.
    o Participate in the screening and hiring of non-ordained staff and calling or hiring of ordained staff a defined by the Book of Order.
    o To build a sense of team work among church staff and hold staff meetings individually or as a group as needed or scheduled to assure the coordination of the ministries of the church and facilitate communication.

    Application closes: June 30, 2024

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