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First Presbyterian Church Aurora

Director of Family Ministries / Discipleship

First Presbyterian Church Aurora
Aurora, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 05/09/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor - Family Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who we are and what we’re looking for

First Presbyterian Church exists to glorify Jesus Christ, growing Christ-following, kingdom-minded ambassadors and missionaries, going to the city of Aurora and beyond. We are sent to Aurora so that hundreds of families will know Jesus Christ, grow in faith, care in love, and share His hope. Our congregation is? unique, with a long history in the second largest city in the state of Illinois. We are a multi-generational congregation with about 350 regularly attending, located in a multi-cultural neighborhood near downtown Aurora.  We are looking for a high-energy leader with a passion for Jesus Christ and a clear call to evangelize and disciple children and their families.  This person will also require strong organizational gifts to oversee all children’s discipleship programming as well as empowering parents and volunteers to serve children.  First Pres is a member of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (    

The Director of Family Discipleship has three primary responsibilities: 

1) Oversee Spiritual Growth of Children:  Oversee the spiritual growth and development of each child at First Presbyterian Church from birth – 5th grade, including recruiting and training volunteers who are passionate to impact children with the Gospel of Jesus Christ

2) Empower Parents to Disciple their Kids:  Empower and support parents as the primary spiritual leaders of their children by bringing church and home together as the two foundational locations of Christian discipleship and

3) Reach out to Families in our Community:  Implement missional outreach to our local community for the purpose of loving and evangelizing children and families in the city of Aurora and beyond


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