First Presbyterian - Associate Pastor for Family Ministry - Glen Ellyn, IL
First Pres is an externally focused community of unique and ordinary people, seeking to prioritize the life of discipleship together as they celebrate a faith that is more than just Sundays.
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First Presbyterian Church Glen Ellyn, IL (https://firstpresge.org) is seeking an Associate Pastor of Family Ministry to provide continuity for a clearly articulated discipleship pathway for children and students.
About FPC Glen Ellyn
First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn is a vibrant and growing church community that values inclusivity, innovation, and excellence. They are an externally focused community of unique and ordinary people, seeking to prioritize the life of discipleship together as they celebrate a faith that is more than just Sundays. The church has a great reputation for its quality children’s ministry, community programs, and involvement with local initiatives such as the Bridge of Hope and Habitat for Humanity.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for the Associate Pastor for Family Ministries position at First Presbyterian Church would be an ordained individual with experience in family ministry, youth ministry, and children's ministry. They should possess strong leadership, supervision, coaching, and communication skills to mentor and develop ministry staff, create a discipleship vision, and support all ministry teams. They should also have a passion for evangelism and spiritual development and be able to develop and sustain ministries that encourage parents and families to grow together in Christ.
Mentor and hire ministry staff, train, and coach volunteers
Provide vision, support, and oversight for ministry teams
Develop discipleship pathway for children and students
Lead Family Ministries in developing Christ-centered community
Evaluate and enhance the effectiveness of all family ministries
Ordained or on track for ordination
Strong leadership and supervision skills
Experience in family ministry and/or children and youth ministry
Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
Ability to cast vision and develop a strategy for ministry growth
About the Community
First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn is located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. The community is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, excellent schools, and numerous parks and recreational activities. The church has a strong presence in the community and offers a variety of ministries and outreach programs.