The First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, Oregon is seeking a full-time senior pastor to lead a growing, egalitarian, Bible-based congregation of 600 members and attendees, including 150 children and youth.
The candidate must have a Masters of Divinity and a minimum of 6 years experience in a pastoral role. The Senior Pastor's main role will be to:
Equip and strengthen the church to boldly evangelize
Shepherd the congregation
Moderate session meetings
Head of staff and administration (to lead, equip, and oversee).
Jacksonville Presbyterian was founded in 1857 and joined the EPC in 2010. The church owns two facilities: the original 1881 building is still utilized by the church and community; and the state-of-the-art, debt-free campus facility comprising three buildings completed in 2006. You can see more about First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville at: http://www.jvillepres.org/
Jacksonville, Oregon is a designated National Historic Landmark town of 2,800 with an outstanding elementary school. It is a part of a vibrant art scene with hiking trails within the town. Jacksonville is located 5 miles from Medford and near its international airport. We are part of a vibrant art scene with hiking trails within the town, close to Ashland, home of Southern Oregon University, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Mt. Ashland Ski Resort. Jacksonville was cited in one of Frommer's travel magazines as "one of America's top 10 coolest small towns." See more about Jacksonville, OR at: http://www.jacksonvilleoregon.com/
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