Website Florence Christian Church

FCC is looking for someone to join our Pastor/Elder team who can partner with us as we move forward in equipping believers to live out their faith in their neighborhoods, workplaces, schools, and volunteer spaces, developing discipleship as a way of life. Community Groups are the backbone of our ministries. We believe that a healthy believer lives in an intentional community with others.


Personal Profile –

We are looking for someone who:

-Is deeply in love with Jesus and His Church.

-Is devoted to his family as an involved spiritual leader, husband, and father

-Has a reliance on the power and practice of prayer

-Has a depth of Biblical understanding and patterns of submission to Biblical authority

-Lives in ‘community’ with other believers as a lifestyle

-Meets the spiritual qualifications of Pastor/Elder as outlined in Titus 1:5-9, 1 Timothy 3:1-7, 1 Peter 5:1-4

-Is working to understand their gifting as outlined in Ephesians 4:11-16

-Feels called to discipleship and has a history of equipping believers to live out a reproductive faith

-Finds fulfillment in being a humble leader of leaders

-Has a burden to help develop spiritually healthy children, students, and families

-Lives out their faith incarnationally within the community they reside


Ministry Profile –

The Family Ministries Pastor will:

-Join the current ‘plurality of Elder/Pastors’ in a mutually submitted team setting  (Acts 14:23,   Gal. 2:1-2, Titus 1:5)

As a functioning Elder, they will have an integral role in leading the congregation

-Lead, develop, equip and cast vision for volunteers in the areas of Children & Student Ministries. Initially, this will be Hands-On with the vision of establishing leadership teams that can be equipped to run independently with Pastoral oversight.

Currently in place are:

Sunday morning age-graded classes for birth through 12th Grade

Mid-week ministries for MS & HS Students

Seasonal Camps, local outreach events,  VBS, etc.

-Create (alongside the Eldership) and spear-head, Family-Focused ministries intended to partner with and equip  parents in becoming the primary spiritual caregivers within their homes

-Fulfill weekly responsibilities including but not be limited to: Elder Meeting; Staff Meeting; Volunteer Development; Time spent with Families/Students; Visitations as needed and shared with Eldership

-Preaching Responsibilities (With other ministry considerations in place)


Professional Profile –

-Preferred – Bachelor’s Degree with Ministry-related major (or equivalent)

-5+ years of Pastoral staff experience

-Understands & agrees with FCC’s Statement of Faith & aligns with FCC’s philosophy of ministry

-Strong leadership & communications skills

-Life patterns of servant-leadership

-A track record of developing cohesive teams with lasting results


Positional Profile –

Full time – Competitive salary to be negotiable based on experience and qualifications ($45,000 to $55,000). In addition, medical/dental insurance is provided by FCC. Paid vacation, spiritual renewal, and ministry/volunteer days.  Position also includes yearly conferencse, books, discretionary, and technology allowances.


Next Steps –

Please email cover letter and resume to: adfreudenthal@gmail.com or mail to: Florence Christian Church, Attn: Pastoral Search Team, PO Box 306, Florence, OR.  97439. Learn more about us at florencechurch.com


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