Associate Pastor
United Church of Chapel Hill

United Church of Chapel Hill is searching for an Associate Pastor to lead us in the development of an intergenera onal vision for faith forma on. The minister will be the principal pastoral leader to the Board of Faith Forma on, which has responsibil- ity to oversee program content for the church school, youth and young adult minis- tries, Con rma on, and several ini a ves in adult educa on. Faith Forma on min- istries at United Church are dis nc ve for their integra on of worship prac ces with social jus ce. The Associate Pastor will supervise part- me program directors in the area of children’s ministry and youth ministry. Children’s ministry at United Church involves a vibrant church school program serving approximately 60 children on Sunday mornings in classes from preschool to h grade. United Church youth ministry ini a ves serve approximately 80-100 young people connected to our con- grega on through several programs including a youth choir, a robust Con rma on experience, and an ac ve schedule of retreats, theme nights, and mission opportu- ni es. Worship is integrated into both children’s and youth ministry with a regular schedule featuring children and youth in an innova ve model developed by Associ- ate Pastor Susan Steinberg. Young adults at United Church are o en graduate stu- dents and young professionals seeking meaningful opportuni es to witness to their social jus ce commitments. Recent youth and young adult ini a ves have included advocacy for LGBTQ concerns, educa on on racism and the living legacy of White supremacy, a pilgrimage to the March for Our Lives in Washington, DC, and winter retreat. The Associate Pastor will carry general pastoral responsibili es in the life of the church, which will include regular responsibili es for worship leadership, preaching, and pastoral care. The posi on will be lled in the summer or fall of 2018 and is open to candidates from any denomina onal tradi on. United Church of Chapel Hill is a congrega on of nearly 1,000 members. We aspire to be a center of prophe c Chris anity in North Carolina, a faithful voice for social jus ce in the public square, and a place of belonging for all God’s children. Please send inquiries to Senior Pastor Cameron Barr at cbarr@unitedchurch.org.

Posting Dates: 
04/23/2018 to 06/30/2018
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Chapel Hill
Contact Name: 
Rev. Cameron Barr
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