Positions Available 2018-09-07T14:22:03+00:00

Director of Mission and Community Ministry

Job Description

Responsibility: The Director of Mission and Community Ministry shall involve the congregation in areas of hunger, homelessness and mission throughout the community, the state and globally.

Relationships and Accountabilities: This position is accountable to the Session, the Mission Division and the Pastor and serves as a member of the Program Leadership Staff.

Major Duties/Responsibilities:

Church:

-Serve as the staff representative to the Mission Division and attend weekly staff meetings.

-Teach adult, youth, and child Church School classes in community ministry as needed.

-Take part in leading worship services as requested by the pastor.

-Work in concert with the Program Leadership Staff to provide a mission component across their respective program offerings.

-Become aware of current members’ involvement in community ministry, including service on community boards and agencies and act as a liaison, resource person, and support for members engaged in community ministry.

Assist the Mission Division:

-Plan an effective ministry to the community, involving the maximum number of members possible.

-Discover unmet needs in the community, and interpret and publicize those needs and ministries to the congregation.

-Recruit and train church members for mission projects.

-Coordinate special offerings and assist in identifying designated benevolences for people-to-people missions.

-Interpret and promote special organizations and causes as approved by the Session.

-Plan, implement and review the all mission division events.

-Prepare the annual mission budget and serve as a resource for discovering available funds for ministry projects.

-Plan and help execute local, domestic and global mission trips.

Community:

-Assist community agencies, as requested, in recruiting church members to serve on community boards and agencies.

-Maintain liaison with the director of Covenant House Food Pantry.

-Maintain regular communication with Presbytery of WV regarding mission projects.

-Consider evangelism in carrying out mission projects.

Terms of Employment: The position of Director of Mission and Community Ministry is a full-time exempt position.  This job description as outlined above does not state or imply that these are the only responsibilities.  Upon the direction of the Session, Mission Division and/or the Senior Pastor, these responsibilities are subject to change. Please send resumes to nancy@firstpresby.com.