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First Evangelical Free Church Chicago

Associate Pastor

First Evangelical Free Church Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 06/16/2009
Categories: Associate Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
First Evangelical Free Church (First Free) is an urban congregation of approximately 350 people located on the north side of Chicago in the Edgewater neighborhood. We are a diverse group of people united in Christ and by our commitment to bringing the life-changing message of Jesus Christ to our neighborhood, Chicago and beyond. First Free’s vision is to cultivate a thriving urban community by experiencing life in Jesus through reaching up, reaching in and reaching out.

The Associate Pastor will help fulfill First Free’s vision by assisting the Senior Pastor in providing leadership for outreach, small group ministries, and adult learning community programs/Christian education. In partnership with the church staff and volunteers, the Associate Pastor will also be responsible for developing teams that plan and organize ministry community meetings, retreats, outreach events, and short-term mission trips. The ideal experience would include oversight and involvement in ministries of justice and compassion on a local and global basis, oversight of small group ministries, and expansion of adult learning communities and Christian education. The ideal candidate would have lived and served in a diverse, urban community.