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Job Opening for Pastoral Residency

First Church is seeking a motivated, self-starter to participate in a year-long Pastoral Residency program (Sept. '21 - Aug. '22). The Residency will be a full-immersion experience into lead/solo pastor ministry. Working with the ministry teams at First Church, the Pastoral Resident will be exposed to and participate in all facets of day-to-day local church ministry.

The Pastoral Resident must:

  1. Demonstrate a vibrant, growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

  2. Be a motivated, disciplined self-starter.

  3. Be able to communicate verbally and in writing.

  4. Be accessible, reliable, and flexible to face the changing needs of the Church.

  5. Be actively discerning a calling to vocational ministry.

We realize that every potential minister is uniquely called and gifted by God. Knowing this, we will do our best to shape this Residency Position in a way that highlights the applicants gifting, yet also gives a realistic experience of the life and ministry of a lead pastor.

A 12-month schedule is available for a beginning glance at the expectations for this role.

This is a part-time position. Salary and housing will be discussed and determined during the interview process. Interested applicants can send a cover letter and resumé to james.leman@spokanefirst.church.

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