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  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Children's Ministry
  • Christian Education
  • Family Ministry

Our church…

  • is Presbyterian
  • has an average worship attendance of 200

Job at River Road Presbyterian Church

Director of Faith Formation

Job Description

Director of Faith Formation
River Road Presbyterian Church
Job Summary: Serve as a resource to the Faith Formation (FF) Ministry Team. Use gifts, talents, and
experience to direct a broad Faith Formation ministry for children, youth, and adults. Provide creative and
constructive opportunities for spiritual formation and development integrating education, worship, mission,
and fellowship. This is a non-ordained position.
Skills and Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field • Strong organizational skills and capacity for team building • Outgoing and engaging personality, capable of both leading and collaborating with ministry team • Enthusiasm for learning and Christian Education • Familiarity with relevant software for Faith Formation (Email, Office, Canva, Google Suite, etc.) Responsibilities:
• Coordinate and integrate the RRPC Faith Formation Ministry with the overall vision of the church. • Review, develop, and recommend curriculum and programs. • Oversee Faith Formation Sunday and Wednesday programs for children and adults. • Teach and lead Sunday School classes and other educational programs upon request (adult book studies, seasonal devotionals).
• Coordinate special programs including Milestone classes, special resources for Advent, Lent, and Easter, and Vacation Bible School.
• Lead the “Time with the Children” and “Worship Wonders” during Sunday worship. • Coordinate and oversee nursery and preschool caregivers. • Recruit, train, and coordinate FF Ministry volunteers. • Maintain and communicate activities calendar. • Develop and maintain effective and timely communication strategies (email, web page, Facebook, Realm, Constant Contact, church newsletter and FF brochure).
• Creatively increase worship involvement of children and youth in collaboration with worship leaders. • Order and budget for Sunday School and FF programs. • Work in coordination with the Growth & Outreach Ministry to facilitate a follow-up plan for visitors or new members to encourage participation in RRPC Faith Formation programs for children, youth,
and adults.
• Manage classroom/building needs for all FF programs. • Utilize continuing education opportunities to remain current on effective programming and continued personal growth.
• Serve as liaison to the River Road Early Learning Center. • Coordinate the church library. • Promote/lead retreats and conferences. • Attend and participate in meetings (staff, FF Ministry, Session). • Integrate and work collegially with other resource staff members. • Report directly to the Head of Staff. Faith Development
• Maintain a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. • Lead an exemplary life, setting a worthy role model for RRPC members. • Maintain a commitment of faith through loyal support of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Compensation: Salary is negotiable based on experience and determined annually by the Session and
Personnel Ministry. Premiums for individual health insurance and death & disability benefits paid by RRPC.
Additional insurance/benefit participation, including participation in Retirement Savings Plan, may be
obtained through Board of Pensions under its terms at employee’s cost. Four weeks annual vacation and
continuing education allowance.

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River Road Presbyterian Church

We welcome and affirm every race, gender, marital status, orientation, and financial situation. We do this because Jesus loves and welcomes all of us the same way. Wherever you are on your journey of faith, River Road Presbyterian is a safe church for you.

This is a congregation of the Presbytery of the James, Presbyterian Church U.S.A. Our Reformed worship services strive to celebrate God's love and bring spiritual renewal through meaningful sermons and uplifting music. The congregation seeks to nurture children and adults to experience the grace of God, learn the Gospel, and grow in faith. Our defining vision is Reach, Nurture, Send, and Serve.

Mission Statement - River Road Presbyterian Church’s mission is to introduce Jesus Christ to those who do not know him; deepen the faith of those who do; and demonstrate his way of love in service to the world.

Vision Statement - River Road Presbyterian Church will be a vibrant, diverse, Christ-centered congregation known for hospitality, worship, Christian education, and mission.