The Pastor of Family Life Ministries is responsible for providing vision, oversight and daily direction to all aspects of Family Life Ministry. Position is responsible for developing and coordinating a Christ centered Family Life strategy that meets the needs of PAOG Men, Women, children and their families. The position’s primary outcome is that each of these groups, as a part of the family, have a solid foundation in Christ, display Christ centered relationships with each other, are connected to the Body of Christ through service and Life Groups, are actively using their spiritual gifts and are given support and resources to equip them through all life stages.
Pastor of Ministry Leaders
Work closely with Ministry leaders in all assigned areas of ministry to assure that a solid plan with expected outcomes and budget and/or fund raising strategies are in place to achieve PAOG and Family Life ministry goals and objectives
Recruits MVP leaders that strive for excellence in their assigned ministry
Shepherds, coaches, develops and empowers the Family Life Ministry Leadership Team through monthly meetings with ministry leaders
Provides guidance and training to assure that Family Life Ministry leaders are equipped to lead their assigned ministries
Works with Family Life Ministry leaders to develop annual calendar of Family Life events and activities
Collaborates with Family Life Ministry leaders to refine existing ministry strategies, achieve goals and outcomes and take them to the next level
Provides a consistent pastoral presence for the families of the church; prays with, counsels and provides care to all members and/or groups assigned
Grows ministries through community outreach to assist in building strong communities through families; partners with Pastor, Youth and Community Outreach in this effort
Assesses the needs, develops structure and programming, to nurture strong and effective PAOG Men’s Ministry
Through Men’s Ministry, engages, activates and creates a sense of belonging and purpose for PAOG men with the goal being development of strong leaders and heads of families.
Provides oversight for sports teams and activities that engage families such as basketball, softball and other family activities
Life Group Ministry
Creates, plans and organizes Life Group Ministry strategy to assure that life groups are a place where men, women, youth, singles, couples, young adults, seniors can find a welcoming place to enhance their relationship with God, be spiritually developed, use their spiritual gifts and connect with others for mutual support.
Ministry Curriculum Selection
In partnership with Christian and Family Life Coordinator, identifies, recommends and makes available appropriate curriculum geared to the age group/generation of each of the assigned ministry areas
Other Pastoral Duties
Participates in other Pastoral duties as assigned by Lead Pastor to include but not be limited to: hospital visits, funerals, weddings, counseling, teaching, weekend services as needed.
Continuous Learning and Professional Development
Networks, benchmarks, attends workshops and conferences to assure that ministries are using best practices and that the ministries assigned are growing, adapting and meet the needs of the times
Collaboration and Partnership with PAOG Pastors, Ministers and Leaders
Participates in leadership, pastoral and staff meetings
Participates in congregational meetings
Participates in other meetings, gatherings and trainings as requested by PAOG senior leadership