Employment Opportunities

Interim Director of Youth Ministry

This position is available immediately, and may continue beyond the interim period, upon the agreement of both the employer and the Interim Director.

Duties of the Position: 
Plan and run Sunday night youth group from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., including set-up and clean-up.
Assist with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. each week (Sundays).
Ability to help with Wednesday night programs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. is preferred.
Be intentional in forming Christian relationships with 6th to 12th grade members of the youth group, encouraging them in their Christian walk.

The ideal candidate will have:
Personal experience (either attendance or work history) with a medium to large church setting.
Comfort with the Presbyterian expression of the Christian faith.
A strong Christian faith and a willingness to share that faith with 6th to 12th grade students.
The ability to teach 15- to 30- minute lessons for either middle school students, high school students, or a combination of the two.
Experience leading a Bible study.
An interest or experience in leading praise music, games and events is preferred.
The willingness to contact parents/church members to coordinate volunteers.

Hours per Week: Estimated 10 – 20 hours per week

Compensation: Paid ($13/hour)

Anyone interested in this position should email Dr. Michael Garrett at mikegarrett@firstprez.com.

 

Associate Pastor (Christian Education)

Duties of the Position: 
A detailed job description is available on request. Key responsibilities include:

  • provide entrepreneurial leadership to developing discipleship within the church, including Christian education, youth programs, bible study, small groups, community service opportunities, collaborations, and other avenues yet to be discerned;
  • preach the word and lead God’s people in worship as part of the pastoral team;
  • carry a share of the pastoral team’s load in providing pastoral care to members in need, and in covering weddings and funerals as required;
  • foster and sustain a committed team of church members to ensure ongoing quality youth programming throughout the year;
  • build compassionate relationships with visitors and potential members, helping them to explore opportunities for community and fellowship with the church;
  • provide leadership to Session committees and other staff members to develop and organize Christian education programs for adults of all ages;
  • provide support to existing Sunday school and Wednesday programming;
  • explore opportunities for members and partners to engage in mission outreach as spiritual development;
  • collaborate closely with staff, officers, and volunteers to discern new ways to foster continuous learning, spiritual leadership development, and discipleship in the church.

First Presbyterian Church is a church in transformation. We seek to be a light for our neighbors and our community, pointing towards the glory of our Lord through our lived values. We have identified our top 10 leadership competencies in the pages below.

We know that God has already chosen the right person to join us in this work. This person will have unique skills and background, but will share our values.  We seek:

  • a compassionate relationship-builder, able to bring together diverse people both within and beyond the church;
  • a firm scripturally founded faith that they can share with others;
  • the heart of a teacher—whether preaching, teaching, or leading—dedicated  to fostering others’ growth as disciples;
  • a trusted spiritual advisor and friend, to youth and adults alike, both new believers and experienced Christians;
  • a commitment to the church’s missional outreach, demonstrating God’s love to our neighbors locally and globally;
  • a vision to develop discipleship and spiritual growth in this church, especially in youth, new believers, active military and their families.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE POSITION DESCRIPTION ON THE PCUSA SITE.

 


First Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville, N.C. is an equal opportunity employer.

Our mission at First Presbyterian Church is to serve Jesus Christ and share His gospel through meaningful worship, loving fellowship, spiritual growth, and compassionate outreach within our community and throughout the world.

First Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 569 (102 Ann St.), Fayetteville, NC, 28302

Phone: 910-483-0121, Fax: 910-483-3975
Established 1800