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Hope Presbyterian Church

Marriage & Family Pastor/Director

Hope Presbyterian Church
Cordova, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 01/21/2011
Categories: Family Pastor - Other
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Marriage & Family Pastor/Director

We are very prayerfully seeking a full-time Marriage & Family Pastor/Director. This person should have a stable and strong marital history, excellent working knowledge of the Bible, personable, a tactical thinker along with the proven ability to equip potential leaders and organize functional structures. Although an ordained or seminary trained pastor is advantageous in many respects, it is NOT required that you be clergy. Local Memphis residents are preferred. Please send resumes to

•A key member of the leadership team responsible for cultivating healthy and vibrant Christ-centered marriages at every stage (pre-marital to newly married to empty nesters) of a couple's relationship. We believe this is best achieved through “Life Groups” among our married couples who share their life and faith together. Hope is the largest church in the state of Tennessee and the 64th largest in the country with a passion for reaching the un-churched.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Build, lead and grow the Marriage & Family ministry.
•Develop a comprehensive strategy of preventative, remedial and enriching ministry to our married couples. It should include specific focus on the growing number of blended families.
•Cultivate fellowship and community among married members via various “life groups”
•Recruiting, train, disciple and multiply “life group” leaders.
•Create relevant events, bible studies, retreats and seminars regarding practical issues of life that will enhance the spiritual and relational growth of engaged and married couples
•Prepare and manage respective ministry budget
•Build a team of volunteer marriage mentors and advisors to help shepherd engaged and married couples
•Coordinate with Assimilation to connect couples into Hope Ministries and counseling services.
•Plan evangelistic outreach that attract the unchurched married couples of Greater Memphis
•Other duties as assigned
•Nights & Weekends required

Work experience requirements:

•3 – 5 years Family & Marriage and/or ministry leadership
•3 – 5 years of couples counseling experience
•3 – 5 years of experience developing and executing ministry programs

Education Requirements:

•College or seminary degree is preferred

Other Skills and Qualifications:

•Spiritual Maturity
•Solid Christ-centered marriage of at least 7 years
•Strong ability to lead, empower and accomplish goals through leadership teams
•Excellent relational and interpersonal communication skills
•Passionate and high energy leader working with poise in a fast paced environment
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Comfortable in an un-churched culture
•Team Player
•Proficient in Mircosoft Office Suite Suite and database experience

Reports to: Associate Pastor
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

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