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Community Presbyterian Church

Director of Marriage and Family Ministries

Community Presbyterian Church
Danville, California, United States

Date Posted: 09/26/2013
Categories: Other
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Our church hopes to become a regional resource for beginning and sustaining strong marriages and for nuruturing healthy families.  The Director of Marriage and Family Ministries will oversee and lead our church's efforts to foster a culture of connection and discipleship between generations, especially in those ways that will help the church as a whole to pass on its faith to the next generation by becoming a cohesive spiritual family of families. 


Qualities Desired for This Position:

  • Strong programmatic leadership
  • Skills for recruiting, supporting, and building teams of ministry volunteers
  • A clear passion for the spiritual health of marriages and families
  • Experience in organizational leadership
  • Gifts for teaching, leadership, and discipleship
  • An awareness of the spiritual, social, and relational struggles facing couples and families today


Key Responsibilities:

  • Steward the strategic planning for CPC’s efforts to nurture and support strong marriages and families
  • Develop a volunteer and staff team implement our Marriage and Family Ministry plan
  • Develop and lead programmatic opportunities and other resources to enhance Marriage and Family Ministries at CPC
  • Initiate, develop, and resource partnerships with ministries beyond CPC to strengthen marriages and families in our community and region
  • Partner with other departments –especially those within the intergenerational ministry team- to lead CPC into new ways of fostering relational support networks between families and across generations
  • Develop curriculum, online resources, classes and experiences –in collaboration with our Children’s Ministries-  to equip parents to take on the primary role in the discipleship of their children
  • Provide for parents practical strategies and tools to nurture spiritual formation at home
  • Create programmatic pathways that will engage families at each stage or developmental milestone in order to celebrate faith milestones, set family priorities, and nurture connections with the church community
  • Develop and oversee a communication strategy to encourage parents to adopt and live into counter-cultural gospel priorities for their families
  • Organize family retreats and/or events that will lead families into new discipleship experiences

This is a key ministry leadership position in our church, but not an ordained pastoral position.

This position works under the leadership of the Pastor for Intergenerational Ministries.

This is a fulltime position that offers benefits.


If you sense God might be calling you into this ministry opportunity, please feel free to contact us at!