Open Ministry Opportunities

Ministry Opportunity Details

  Expiration Date: 2/23/2014

Name of Church or Agency:   Pres Church of Western Springs
5250 Wolf Road 
Western Springs,  IL  60558
Denomination:   PC (USA)
Governing Body:  
Phone:   708.246.5220
Available Position:   Associate Pastor
Position Type:   Ordained
Position Focus:   see website
Ministry Experience:   Not Applicable
Employment Status:   Full Time

Contact Information

Contact Name:   Lance Smith
Contact Phone:   708.246.5220
Contact Address:   5250 Wolf Road
Western Springs, IL 60558
Contact Email:
Role in Position Search:   PNC

Ministry Opportunity Description

Purpose - To provide assistance to the Pastor in general pastoral ministry with special emphasis on faith formation ministries for children, youth and adults.
4. Major Responsibilities:
A. Faith Formation Lead the overall faith formation program being administered to children, youth, and adults. Work with the Pastor and Christian Education Committee on program content and delivery. Recruit and train teachers as needed in conjunction with the Christian Education Committee. Take primary responsibility for development of curriculum for and leadership of the annual Confirmation class.
B. Youth Ministries Lead overall program development and implementation of our youth ministries. Assist youth in relating to the total life of the church. Recruit and train youth advisors with assistance from the Youth Committee, as needed.
C. College Ministries Maintain contact with church members in college locally or out of town. Provide programming and mission opportunities for college youth in the summer and during school holidays. Encourage active involvement for college-aged youth who live in the area.
D. Young Adult Ministries Provide programming and mission opportunities for young adult (ages 22-35) members and visitors throughout the year with strong emphasis on fellowship. Encourage active involvement in life of the congregation.
E. Relationship with church administration Maintain working relationship with Session


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