Associate Pastor for Congregational Care

The Associate Pastor for Congregational Care must have a strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ and embody a love for God’s Word. Our candidate must be firmly committed to the ultimate authority of Scripture and able to articulate a clear and consistent theology.

Our candidate must have a Masters of Divinity or equivalent and be able to support and embrace the specific positions, philosophies, vision, and programs of First Presbyterian Church of Charleston. This Pastor must be very mindful of the pastoral mission of the church and fully capable and willing to work as an integral part of the overall team.

This individual should demonstrate both expertise and interest in pastoral care and counseling. They should be caring and empathetic with others and comfortable dealing with people during times of grief and high stress. They should exhibit a warm, compassionate, and nurturing style, a healthy sense of humor, an outgoing and welcoming personality, and an ability to relate to people of all ages.

Excellent leadership, teaching, and preaching skills are required in educating, motivating, and inspiring current and prospective members of the congregation. An authentic interest in knowing the members of the congregation is a must. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential to effectively connect with our congregation and community. More information may be found at the Presbyterian Church (USA) Leadership Connection website: https://clc.pcusa.org/CIFViewQuery.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fOpportunitySearchResults.aspx&cif=22739.AK

Please send your resume to nancy@firstpresby.com.

Director of Membership and Outreach

The Director will develop and promote the mission of outreach to visitors and be able to articulate the Gospel clearly to those new to the faith. The Director will work with the Leadership Staff and congregation to gather new persons into the life and work of our church, and engage existing members to encourage more involvement in our ministries. The successful candidate will extend Christian hospitality to all and will work toward developing a culture for evangelism within the church. The candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills and be comfortable working in a collaborative team environment.

The position is full-time with benefits through the Board of Pensions (pensions.org.) Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Please send your resume to nancy@firstpresby.com.

The Director of Communications

The Director will design, develop and publish communication of church activities by and for the First Presbyterian church staff and its members, as well as promote the church in the greater Charleston WV area.  The goal is to keep our membership informed, increase participation in church activities and reflect the relentless love of Christ into the community. The candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills and be comfortable working in a collaborative team environment. Technical and creative skills in marketing, social media and media relations are required.

The position is full-time with benefits through the Board of Pensions (pensions.org.) Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Please send your resume to nancy@firstpresby.com.