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Associate Pastor - Perinton Presbyterian Church

Fairport, NY

Posted on: 10/26/2022

We are seeking a person with the following characteristics:

  • Strong and mature faith in God, rooted in the love and compassion of Jesus Christ.
  • Connects well with people of all ages, especially youth and young adults.
  • Grounded in the Reformed Tradition and theology of the Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Takes a collaborative approach to leadership.
  • Identifies, affirms, and brings out the best in others, helping people find ways to serve and share their gifts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Primary leadership in our ministry with youth (7th-12th grade), helping them grow in faith and become life-long disciples. 
  • Building relationships with youth and parents, and helping youth grow in their sense of community with one another through fun, service, and friendship.
  • Planning and leading youth group events like meetings, retreats, and work camp/mission trips.
  • Collaborating with the Pastor/Head of Staff to include youth in the ministries of the church as a whole.
  • Developing outreach to young adults connected with the congregation.
  • Pastoral care (shared with the Pastor/Head of Staff), including hospital and nursing home visits, and care for those facing loss or other needs within the congregation.
  • Shared staff support to deacons.
  • Shared worship leadership with the pastor/head of staff and preaching 10-12 times per year.
  • Sharing in leadership for funerals and weddings as appropriate.
  • Other forms of ministry, as time, gifts of the individual, and needs of the church may present.

Position Requirement:

  • This position is open to Ministers of Word and Sacrament, Commissioned Ruling Elders and Certified Christian Educators.

Minimum Effective Salary: $21,652

Housing Type: Housing Allowance

This position may be renewed annually, at the discretion of the head of staff, session, and Temporary Supply Associate Pastor.   

Download the full job description HERE. 

How to apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to

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