Associate Pastor, Church Plant at First Presbyterian Church of Orlando
Orlando, Florida 32801
About the job
Reporting to the Sr. Pastor, the Church Plant Associate Pastor is responsible for leading efforts at establishing a vibrant Evangelical Presbyterian Church in West Orange County through teaching, preaching, training, evangelism and leadership.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
? Initial immersion in the structure, culture, vision, mission and values of First Presbyterian Church
? Work with core team to cultivate relationships, establish leadership and develop strategy for the west side
? Prepare and preach sermons at the Church Plant and/or FPCO.
? Disciple the Church Plant through prayer and bible studies
? Establish a discipleship structure for the members of the church plant
? Train, equip and support group members in establishing evangelistic efforts
? Assist with the administrative details related to the church plant (building, website, office, denominational paperwork)
? Train covenant partners in community engagement and evangelism
? Attend regular leadership, staff and Session meetings
? Ordained EPC Pastor (or approved by Ministerial Committee as ready for ordination)
? Master of Divinity degree required.
? Possess a strong and abiding faith in Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior, spiritual maturity and a commitment to a Christian lifestyle.
? Relational, engaging personality in order to foster gospel sharing within the community
? An ability to work with people of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels and generations
? A passion for prayer, personally and corporately
? A demonstrated plan for self-care and personal renewal even as he/she gives so much to others
? Excellent leadership, administrative, organizational and communication skills
? Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries from staff, leaders or congregation.
? Able to support and communicate the vision, mission and values of FPCO