Director of Women’s Ministries Part time

@ Proclamation Presbyterian Church
  • Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - PCA
  • Job Category: Women’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2021
  • Application closes: 31 January 2022
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    Job Description

    The Session of Proclamation Presbyterian Church, along with a search team of church members, is working earnestly, prayerfully, and collaboratively to find a Director of Women’s Ministries. Please see the position description below for a more detailed explanation of the position and a summary of the characteristics and qualifications of the person we are looking for.

    Please reply by sending the following information via email to Barbara Rogers.
    1. Your resume.
    2. A brief letter outlining your initial thoughts on your “fit” for this position.

    3. Any other information you believe would be helpful for us to know as we consider you as a candidate.

    Purpose:
    The Director of Women’s Ministries will work under and in cooperation with the Senior Pastor, in conjunction with the Session, to care for the spiritual needs of women in the congregation. The aim is to make disciples of Jesus Christ, and to connect and encourage women in their relationship with the Lord and with each other.


    Summary of Position:

    The Director of Women’s Ministries will be responsible for establishing and developing ministries in the church that will contribute to the spiritual care and maturity of women who belong to or attend Proclamation Presbyterian Church. She will be accountable to the Session, but will report directly to the Senior Pastor. As a member of the Ministry Staff of Proclamation, she will be expected to work in coordination with the entire staff to execute the overall vision of the Session and Senior Pastor. The position requires twenty hours of work per week. The Director will work in tandem with a team of volunteer servants.


    Specific Responsibilities:


    Equipping and Developing Leaders

    Provide or ensure there is training for women in Bible study leadership, discipleship and other care ministries in the church

    Provide leadership and oversight for every aspect of Women’s Ministries

    Provide support and direction of the Women’s Servant Leadership Team

    Be involved with existing w omen’s Bible studies of the church to ensure there is an appropriate syllabus of studies to deepen the knowledge and understanding of the Word among the women of the church.

    Ensure studies are Reformed in theology and contribute to spiritual maturity

    Build relationships with individuals and groups so that discipleship and ministry can occur


    Pastoral Care and Relationship Building

    Encourage and support women in leadership roles at Proclamation Women’s Servant Leadership Team members, Bible study leaders, women staff, seminary interns and others

    Be a resource to the rest of the Ministry Staff on issues related to women

    Mentor and counsel as needed

    Be available as needs arise to pastorally care for women, for example, hospital visitation

    Support the Senior Pastor and all other church staff
    Interact with the diaconate to integrate women into church wide mercy ministries


    Prayer

    Pray regularly for Women’s Servant Leadership Team members, other women
    in leadership and concerns related to women in the congregation

    Attend weekly staff prayer meetings and weekly church prayer meeting

    Take three halfdays per year for prayer

    Incorporate a prayer model into all Women’s Ministries as appropriate


    Personal Spiritual Development

    Maintain and deepen a personal relationship with Jesus Christ by utilizing the spiritual disciplines necessary for sanctification and effective ministry in the church

    Cultivate such habits of study and personal reading as will contribute to your need to stir up the gift of God that is in you in order to better serve the cause of Christ

    Attend biweekly staff book discussions and annual staff retreats

    Attend at least one conference per year that is specifically geared for the needs of those involved in Women’s Ministries in the church

    Develop such personal accountability to a trusted fellowChristian as will serve to encourage ongoing spiritual growth and faithfulness


    Desired Personal Characteristics and Qualifications:
    Personal Characteristics
    A woman who believes and lives the gospelrecognizes her own sin and need for grace, extends grace and love to others

    One with a heart for women: relational, compassionate, empathetic, approachable

    One who maintains confidences

    A team builder and team player

    An effective communicator in group settings and oneonone

    A creative thinker in planning and execution of plans

    A woman with gifts of teaching, counseling, administration


    Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree

    Ministry experience preferred

    Clear understanding of vision and mission of Proclamation Presbyterian Church

    Working knowledge of Reformed theology and Presbyterian doctrine and being in general accord with Westminster Confession of Faith

    Application closes: January 31, 2022

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