Assistant Pastor of Church Planting Part time

@ Covenant Presbyterian Church: THE BARN
  • Simsbury, Connecticut View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - EPC
  • Job Category: Church Planting, Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Application closes: 31 October 2022
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    Job Description

    Job Description
    Job requirements:
    • Joyfully committed to the mission and vision of Covenant Presbyterian Church
    • Ordained or ordain-able in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church
    • MDIV from a reformed seminary
    • 2-5 years of ministry experience

    Discipleship and Faithful Presence Ministries
    • Organize and coordinate with discipleship ministries of CPC (Men’s ministry, small groups, women’s ministry, etc.)
    • Co-lead (with the pastor and an elder) faithful presence ministries at CPC with a focus on the ones that will be part of the church plant. (FP is our umbrella term for local e”orts of service and evangelism).

    Preaching and Teaching
    • Preach on Sunday mornings once/month
    • Serve periodically in Children’s Ministry, Youth Ministry, Sunday Morning worship (liturgy and/or music)

    Experience and Awareness in Ministries
    • As the leader of a church plant, pastors must work with staff” or volunteers to help develop and understand how to lead ministries. Experience in each ministry will help build awareness in the mind and heart of the church planting resident to understand how each ministry functions and
    how to coach servants and leaders in each ministry

    Development
    • The most important aspect of the church planting resident’s job is their friendship with Jesus. Guarding your heart and mind in Jesus is an essential component of the position, with the commitment to approach the pastor or an elder when sensing burnout or deep fatigue.
    • Within the first year of the residency, become ordained in the EPC or transfer into the Presbytery of the East.

    How To Apply
    Email your resume and tell us your story, why you are interested in the residency, and some good times to call you. We will phone you to ask and answer questions, and if we both decide to proceed, will send you an application.

    Application closes: October 31, 2022

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