About the job
FCC is looking for someone to join our Pastor/Elder team who can partner with us as we move forward in equipping believers to live out their faith in their neighborhoods, workplaces, schools, and volunteer spaces, developing discipleship as a way of life. Community Groups are the backbone of our ministries. We believe that a healthy believer lives in an intentional community with others.
Personal Profile –
We are looking for someone who:
-Is deeply in love with Jesus and His Church.
-Is devoted to his family as an involved spiritual leader, husband, and father
-Has a reliance on the power and practice of prayer
-Has a depth of Biblical understanding and patterns of submission to Biblical authority
-Lives in 'community' with other believers as a lifestyle
-Meets the spiritual qualifications of Pastor/Elder as outlined in Titus 1:5-9, 1 Timothy 3:1-7, 1 Peter 5:1-4
-Is working to understand their gifting as outlined in Ephesians 4:11-16
-Feels called to discipleship and has a history of equipping believers to live out a reproductive faith
-Finds fulfillment in being a humble leader of leaders
-Has a burden to help develop spiritually healthy children, students, and families
-Lives out their faith incarnationally within the community they reside
Ministry Profile –
The Family Ministries Pastor will:
-Join the current 'plurality of Elder/Pastors' in a mutually submitted team setting (Acts 14:23, Gal. 2:1-2, Titus 1:5)
As a functioning Elder, they will have an integral role in leading the congregation
-Lead, develop, equip and cast vision for volunteers in the areas of Children & Student Ministries. Initially, this will be Hands-On with the vision of establishing leadership teams that can be equipped to run independently with Pastoral oversight.
Currently in place are:
Sunday morning age-graded classes for birth through 12th Grade
Mid-week ministries for MS & HS Students
Seasonal Camps, local outreach events, VBS, etc.
-Create (alongside the Eldership) and spear-head, Family-Focused ministries intended to partner with and equip parents in becoming the primary spiritual caregivers within their homes
-Fulfill weekly responsibilities including but not be limited to: Elder Meeting; Staff Meeting; Volunteer Development; Time spent with Families/Students; Visitations as needed and shared with Eldership
-Preaching Responsibilities (With other ministry considerations in place)
Professional Profile –
-Preferred - Bachelor's Degree with Ministry-related major (or equivalent)
-5+ years of Pastoral staff experience
-Understands & agrees with FCC's Statement of Faith & aligns with FCC’s philosophy of ministry
-Strong leadership & communications skills
-Life patterns of servant-leadership
-A track record of developing cohesive teams with lasting results
Positional Profile –
Full time – Competitive salary to be negotiable based on experience and qualifications ($45,000 to $55,000). In addition, medical/dental insurance is provided by FCC. Paid vacation, spiritual renewal, and ministry/volunteer days. Position also includes yearly conferencse, books, discretionary, and technology allowances.
Next Steps –
Please email cover letter and resume to: [email protected] or mail to: Florence Christian Church, Attn: Pastoral Search Team, PO Box 306, Florence, OR. 97439. Learn more about us at florencechurch.com
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