BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for journeying with members, new members, prospective members and friends of the congregation in deepening Christian discipleship and faithfulness. From a newcomer’s first visit to a member’s final Sunday, the Discipleship Coordinator invites visitors into participation, encourages prospective members towards membership, and inspires members to authentic participation and service in the congregation’s worship and ministry. In addition to building relationships which foster active involvement, the Coordinator will organize gifts, talents and skills in a consistent manner using the church’s database.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS: College degree is required, with coursework in religion or theology a plus. Will exhibit an inspiring faith commitment to Jesus Christ, know and love the church, and preferably be Presbyterian (or have had some significant exposure to Presbyterianism). The Coordinator will enjoy inviting and gathering groups of people. The Coordinator must be at ease speaking with groups. Good organizational, interpersonal, communication, public relations, and administrative skills are required. Ability to operate a personal computer and Windows based software required, as well as Shelby (the congregation’s database software.)
Additional Salary Information: Paid time off following completion of six months of continuous service and paid healthcare, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance.
About First Presbyterian Church of Fort Worth
We are a downtown church seeking to provide dynamic worship, engaging programming and transforming outreach in the name of Christ within a caring, inclusive community.
As our mission statement says, we are a church that covenants "to move decisively into the future; worshipping God, proclaiming the Gospel, sharing our gifts and ministering to those in spiritual and physical need with love and understanding."