Pastoral Staff for People’s Ministry in Christ, Presbytery of Genesee Valley

CATEGORY:   In accord with the Fair Labor Standards Act, this position is classified as exempt. It is a 10 hour/week position.

EMPLOYMENT:   Employment is by the Presbytery in consultation with the Personnel Committee in accordance with Presbytery procedures.

ACCOUNTABILITY: The employee is accountable to the Mission and Advocacy committee, with the Presbyter for Mission and Education (PME) as the immediate supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·     Serve as a pastoral leader for People’s Ministry in Christ

·     Lead and/or coordinate weekly Bible study (currently offered on Tuesday Mornings)

·     Attend worship and Sunday morning Bible study weekly

·     Share worship planning and worship leadership with volunteer team

·     Preach 2x/month (prepare bulletins and other aspects of worship for weeks when preaching)

·     Preach and prepare bulletins for services (approx. 8x/year), at Rochester Psychiatric Center and Cameron Community Ministries

·     Prepare seasonal (Advent & Lent) liturgies

·     Hospital visitation and other pastoral care duties with persons connected to PMIC

·     Participate in prayer meetings when scheduled

·     Attend monthly on site planning meeting for PMIC community

·     Coordinate and participate in monthly planning meetings with PMIC leadership team including Presbyter for Mission & Education

·     Take lead in researching grant funding and writing grants with assistance from Mission & Advocacy

·     With COM approval, officiate at communion, weddings, funerals and baptisms (if Pastoral Leader is a Commissioned Ruling Elder, authorization will be given through Presbytery for these tasks once all preparatory steps are completed)

·     State approximate days and times you will be on site each week and make PMIC community aware of any changes to regularly scheduled on site days and times

RELATIONSHIPS:

·     Meet with Presbytery assigned mentor a minimum of every six weeks

·     Attend Presbytery meetings (pro-rate hours onsite at PMIC on weeks when attending Presbytery)

·     Consult with Mission and Advocacy committee upon request

·     Connect with churches who support People’s Ministry in Christ or those who may consider beginning a relationship with People’s Ministry in Christ

PERFORMANCE REVIEW:

An annual review by the Personnel Committee, in consultation with Mission and Advocacy Committee, will be conducted according to the Presbytery’s Personnel Policy.

COMPENSATION:

This position will be paid at a rate equivalent to the pay scale outlined in the most recent Annual Terms of Call for Commissioned Ruling Elders.

Updated 11.19.12Revised