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Visalia United Methodist Church

Family Ministry Pastor

Visalia United Methodist Church
Visalia, California, United States

Date Posted: 07/12/2011
Categories: Associate Pastor - Family Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Our vision as a church is to minister to the families of our community. We are looking for a Pastor who has a genuine calling to family ministry to help us achieve our vision. We require at least 2 years of seminary and 4 years experience in family ministry. We are a Wesleyan church and a qualified candidate will understand Wesleyan theology and be comfortable teaching in that mode.

The position includes the following tasks:

Work with the Sr. Pastor in discerning and implementing a ministry that builds family health based on Christian principles.

The Family Ministry Pastor would need to work well with laity, be able to share responsibility with volunteers and other staff, excel in recruiting and training laity to serve in ministry roles.

This is a new position for our church and as such it represents a rare opportunity for an energetic minister with a calling to family ministry to build a vital ministry from the ground up.