Assistant Pastor of Disciple Making at First Presbyterian Church of Fresno
Fresno, CA

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About the Assistant Pastor/Director of Disciple Making:

FPC’s Assistant Pastor/Director of Disciple Making will collaborate with the Pastoral Staff and Ministry Leaders to develop and implement a vision, strategy, and coordination for disciple-making initiatives.


The Assistant Pastor/Director of Disciple Making Will:

  • Develop and implement the vision and strategy for disciple-making. This will take place in both existing ministries (such as Adult Education, Men’s and Women’s Ministry, and GO Teams) and new initiatives.
  • Design and implement a full complement of appropriate on-ramps for members who are at different stages of their journey to start and grow in their commitment to Christ and their skillsets for service in the kingdom.
  • Take the initiative to recruit, develop, and encourage healthy leadership and healthy teams.
  • Supervise, equip, and engage leaders to be disciple-makers.
  • Create a learning/serving environment that is welcoming and responsive to diverse ethnicities, social classes, and learning styles.
  • Assist in worship services including preaching and teaching as requested.

What You Bring:

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 3+ years of ministry experience is required preferably with some sort of Adult
  • Discipleship experience (vocation or lay ministry).
  • This position may be a ‘First Call’ role.

Personal Characteristics & Requirements

  • Agreement with the standards and doctrine of First Presbyterian Church and the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC).
  • A growing relationship with Christ, high moral character, and a strong history of involvement in a local church.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal and team-building skills.
  • An effective and compelling communicator, publicly and personally, in both spoken and written communication.
  • Proven record of proactively pursuing relationships with people in congregations and communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to build ministries and lead volunteers and the ability to spark the vision of gospel revitalization in communities.
  • Ability to invite and attract people into new learning postures.
  • Thorough understanding of missional communities and living everyday life with gospel intentionality.
  • If Assistant Pastor:
    • Master of Divinity Degree and Ordination or qualified for Ordination in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
    • Proven ability to preach and provide pastoral care.

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First Presbyterian Church of Fresno
1540 M St
Fresno, California 93721


Joshua Houston



Fresno, CA
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Team Building
Church Ministry