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First Presbyterian Church of Orlando – Church Plant Associate Pastor

106 E Church Street
United States

Position Type

Associate Pastor


Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA)

Ministry Area

Church Planting

Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

Reporting to the Sr. Pastor, the Church Plant Associate Pastor is responsible for leading efforts at
establishing a vibrant Evangelical Presbyterian Church in West Orange County through teaching,
preaching, training, evangelism, and leadership.
● Initial immersion in the structure, culture, vision, mission, and values of First Presbyterian Church
● Work with the core team to cultivate relationships, establish leadership and develop a strategy for the
west side
● Prepare and preach sermons at the Church Plant and/or FPCO.
● Disciple the Church Plant through prayer and bible studies
● Establish a discipleship structure for the members of the church plant
● Train, equip, and support group members in establishing evangelistic efforts
● Assist with the administrative details related to the church plant (building, website, office,
denominational paperwork)
● Train covenant partners in community engagement and evangelism
● Attend regular leadership, staff, and Session meetings
● Ordained EPC Pastor (or approved by Ministerial Committee as ready for ordination)
● Master of Divinity degree required.
● Possess a strong and abiding faith in Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior, spiritual maturity and
a commitment to a Christian lifestyle.
● Relational and engaging personality to introduce people in the community by sharing the gospel and
making them aware of God’s love for them.
● An ability to work with people of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, and generations
● Have an obvious commitment to and passion for prayer, personally and corporately
● A demonstrated plan for self-care and personal renewal even as he/she gives so much to others
● Excellent leadership, administrative, organizational, and communication skills
● Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries
from staff, leaders, or congregation.
● Able to support and communicate the vision, mission, and values of FPCO

Interested candidates should contact Tamara Muhlbach, HR Director at [email protected]