Open Ministry Opportunities

Ministry Opportunity Details

  Expiration Date: 1/16/2013

Name of Church or Agency:   Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church
600 W. Fullerton Parkway 
Chicago,  IL  60614
Denomination:   PC (USA)
Governing Body:  
Phone:   773 248-8288
E-mail:   office@lppchurch.org
Website:   www.lppchurch.org
     
Available Position:   Pastor
Position Type:   Ordained
Position Focus:   Solo
Ministry Experience:   More than 2 years
Employment Status:   Full Time
     

Contact Information

     
Contact Name:   Rebecca Devlin
Contact Phone:   773 750-6179
Contact Address:   5235 W. Dakin Street
Chicago, IL 60641
Contact Email:   lppcpnc@gmail.com
Role in Position Search:   PNC Chair
     

Ministry Opportunity Description

     
A. Worship
• Plan worship; oversee bulletin preparation
• Consult with choir director/organist regularly
• Prepare/deliver sermons
• Preside over monthly communion
• Lead/support children’s participation in worship
• Plan special services including occasional services with neighbor churches

B. Pastoral Care
• Visit sick/frail members and friends in collaboration with appropriate committee
• Be in contact with those in crisis situations; make referrals as appropriate
• Advise on creating a system for care
• Observe requirements of neighborhood agreement regarding ministry to persons in need
at church door
• Meet quarterly with Pastoral Support Team

C. Administration
• Moderate Session and congregational meetings; consult regularly with Clerk
• Establish goals with Session; nurture reflection on our ministry
• Attend committee meetings
• Manage staff; hold regular meetings
• Supervise Seminary Assistant
• Maintain contact with the Director of the Lincoln Park Community Shelter
• Attend Presbytery meetings
• Establish regular office hours
• Oversee monthly/weekly communications and updating of website
• Write column for newsletter and post comments on the Facebook page

D. Education
• Present two adult studies per year
• Advise on children’s programs; lead confirmation class
• Lead periodic educational events after worship
• Develop leadership training

E. Mission
• Take part in mission and advocacy projects
• Participate in select community organizations

 
 
 

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