General Information

Job Title:

Associate Pastor- Church Plant

Job Description:


Reporting to the Sr. Pastor, the Church Plant Associate Pastor is responsible for leading efforts at establishing a vibrant Evangelical Presbyterian church in West Orange County by creating a missional community around shared relationships, teaching, preaching, training, evangelism and leadership.   




  • Initial immersion in the structure, culture, vision, mission and values of First Presbyterian Church
  • Work with core team to cultivate relationships, establish leadership and develop strategy for the west side, including focus on “gathering” people
  • Prepare and preach sermons at the Church Plant and/or FPCO.  
  • Disciple the Church Plant through prayer and bible studies 
  • Establish a discipleship structure for the members of the church plant
  • Train, equip and support group members in establishing evangelistic efforts
  • Assist with the administrative details related to the church plant (building, website, office, denominational paperwork)  
  • Train covenant partners in community engagement and evangelism
  • Attend regular leadership, staff, and Session meetings  

Position Qualifications:



  • Ordained EPC Pastor (or approved by Ministerial Committee as ready for ordination)
  • Master of Divinity degree required.



  • Possess a strong and abiding faith in Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior, spiritual maturity and a commitment to a Christian lifestyle.
  • Relational and engaging personality that naturally gathers people in the community by sharing the gospel and making them aware of God’s love for them.   
  • An ability to work with people of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, and generations
  • Have an obvious commitment to and passion for prayer, personally and corporately
  • A demonstrated plan for self-care and personal renewal even as he/she gives so much to others
  • Excellent leadership, administrative, organizational, and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries from staff, leaders, or congregation. 
  • Able to support and communicate the vision, mission, and values of FPCO

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Job Type:

Full Time

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General Information

Church/Organization Name

First Presbyterian Church of Orlando

Contact Name & Contact Info

(321) 344-1581




Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC)

City, State

Orlando, FL

Description of Organization

We are a downtown church in a growing city, united by our covenant relationship with God and one another. Our mission is to illustrate a spiritual rhythm that has a very practical application: come in and be loved, go out and love the city, grow in our knowledge of truth, and begin to live truth.

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