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First Presbyterian Church

Director of Adult Discipleship

First Presbyterian Church
Aurora, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 04/02/2013
Categories: Discipleship Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Purpose: the Director of Adult Discipleship is to work with the Pastor, Session, staff and members of First Presbyterian Church to accomplish our vision to know Jesus Christ, grow in faith, care in His love and share His hope.


Nature and Scope of position:

  • Primary Duties: Adult Discipleship with special emphasis on young adults, men and small groups
  • Secondary Duties: training and equipping lay ministry teams to carry out the ministry of First Presbyterian Church, teaching, assisting in worship, and pastoral care


Specific Ministry Implementation

  • Provide opportunities for adults to grow spiritually with each other through small groups, Bible studies, mission outreach and discipleship, including mentoring.
  • Develop and support ministry teams that create a place for people to belong and build relationships with other Christians
  • Challenge adults to live as part of the Body of Christ
  • Assist in worship
  • Provide pastoral care
  • Other duties as assigned


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Meet with and report to Senior Pastor.
  • Meet with staff and assigned ministry teams.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Organize and implement ministry workflow.
  • Coordinate, encourage and collaborate with other directors, lay ministers and volunteers.



  • Evidence of growing and abiding personal and mature relationship with Jesus Christ demonstrated through personal devotional, worship and prayer life.
  • Demonstrate a servant’s heart and a desire to energize others toward becoming fully devoted disciple of Christ.
  • Exhibit the heart, passion, vision, desire and sustained commitment to lead a ministry to adults.
  • Theological proficiency in teaching the Word of God as inerrant truth revealed in both the Old and New Testaments from a Reformed perspective.
  • Be a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Show enthusiasm for the overall vision and mission of First Presbyterian Church.
  • Demonstrate efficiency in conducting administrative details as necessary and delegate responsibility as required.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Desire to minister in a diverse, multigenerational, multicultural setting.
  • Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree.


Hours: Part time, 20-30 hours per week

Compensation: Salaried, based on experience

Effective: June 2013


To complete the application, please visit our website at

Application Deadline is May 15, 2013. * 630-844-0050 * 325 E Downer PL, Aurora IL 60505