Pastor of Discipleship & Young Adults

If you are interested in applying for the position please submit a cover letter and resume sharing your interest and qualifications.

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It is the mission of First Covenant Church to grow deeper in Christ and further in mission.

As we seek to grow deeper and reach further, we are looking for a Pastor to join our team in the role of Pastor of Discipleship & Young Adults. We desire a pastor who is a passionate disciple of Christ and deeply devoted to God’s Word, His Church and His people.


• A high capacity, energetic, catalytic ministry leader

• An effective teacher/preacher with excellent communication skills

• Has a heart for and understanding of the emerging generations

• Able to identify and develop leaders

• Competent in equipping others to do ministry

• Adept at casting and communicating compelling vision

• Skillful in interpersonal skills and relational IQ

• Proficient in strategic planning and organizational leadership that facilitate relationship and spiritual growth opportunities

Primary Job Responsibilities:

• Effectively identify, equip, and lead staff and volunteers in our Discipleship ministries (Life Groups, Adult Spiritual Formation, etc.).

• Provide vision and leadership for young adult ministry.

• Preach regularly as part of the teaching team.

• Develop systems and leaders to connect people in authentic Christian community that encourages life transformation in Christ and missional service.

• Provide vision and leadership for church-wide connecting events and strategize new opportunities to promote building community.


• Leadership partnerships with committed staff & lay leaders in discipleship and young adult ministry.

• Participation in a missional church with a culture of encouragement and support

• Opportunity to preach regularly and continue to develop communication skills.

• Freedom to explore areas of ministry passion and gifting.

Reports to:

• Executive Pastor

Works closely with:

• Ministry Staff

• Connections Ministry Leaders

• Life Group Leaders

• Adult Spiritual Formation Team

• Board of Christian Education

Desired Spiritual Gifts – Leadership, Teaching, Equipping, Shepherding

Education and Experience:

• a graduate seminary degree is preferred (M.Div. or MA in Christian Ed., or related degree)

• at least 3 years of experience in a full-time ministry setting where the above qualifications have been demonstrated and proven is preferred.

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