Job Opportunities

Interim Pastor

First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor (FPCAA) seeks a transitional leader with outstanding preaching and worship skills, organizational agility, excellent leadership abilities for guiding both paid and volunteer leaders, an engaging pastoral presence, and a nimble approach to matters of governance and strategic planning. This individual must be both a gifted orator and humble leader who can steer FPCAA through a challenging period of healing and growth before a new Head of Staff is called.

View the complete Position Description here (pdf).

How to Apply

Candidates must submit a cover letter, PIF, statement of faith, and digital video of a representative sermon to interim-pastor-search@firstpresbyterian.org. For more information, please see MIF #03113.AK0 on the CLC.

Youth Director (Full-Time)

First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor (FPCAA) seeks a Youth Director who reflects an engaging Christian faith, welcoming spirit, and a love for young people while participating actively in a congregation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. We are seeking a self-starter with a calling to work with youth between ages 12 and 18 who values their participation in the daily life of the church; incorporating youth in all aspects of worship and leadership; engaging them in intergenerational interactions, ministries and mission; and advocating for the intergenerational faith formation efforts of FPCAA.

Qualifications

Three to five plus years of experience working with youth, a Master of Divinity (M. Div.), and work in a church setting is preferred. Preference for someone who can see themselves working in this church for at least five years. The position has potential for advancement to an Associate Pastor in an installed position.

Or, three to five plus years of experience working with youth and Masters of Arts in Christian Education (M.A.C.E.) is preferred. Alternatively, the candidate can have a bachelor’s degree in a liberal arts field or another relevant field, such as education or social work, from an accredited college and experience in Christian education, youth ministry, religious studies, psychology, counseling, social work or a related field.

View the complete Position Description here (pdf).

How to Apply

Candidates must submit a cover letter, statement of faith, and a PIF or resume to youth-director-search@firstpresbyterian.org.

Peer Minister - Youth

First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan, seeks an energetic Peer Minister to provide leadership, build relationships with students, share the love of God in Jesus Christ with young disciples in innovative and meaningful ways and work with a ministry team in Youth and Family Ministries.

Peer Ministers serve as leaders in ministry among communities of young people, including middle and high school students in metro Ann Arbor. Peer Ministers actively work each week for the integration of young people into the life and ministry of First Presbyterian Church by building intentional relationships.

Peer Ministers serve the Youth and Family Ministries of First Presbyterian Church in alignment with the priorities, duties and tasks of ministry with young disciples, students, young adults and families.

The position focuses on assisting in the daily work of the church’s Youth Ministry. It will provide experiential learning for work in vocational ministry, both for youth work and other areas of ministry. Peer Ministers will have the opportunity to dream, plan and implement various events and activities to connect youth with the outpouring of God’s grace and love for them.

View a complete Peer Minister Youth Position Description here (pdf).

Peer Minister - College

As a large, dynamic congregation in a world-class university city, First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan, seeks an energetic Peer Minister to provide leadership, build relationships with college students, share the love of God in Jesus Christ with young adult disciples in innovative and meaningful ways, and work with a ministry team in Campus Ministries.

Peer Ministers serve as leaders in ministry among communities of young people, including college students in metro Ann Arbor, particularly University of Michigan. Peer Ministers actively work each week to reach out to college students and invite them into the life and ministry of First Presbyterian Church by building intentional relationships, leading small groups and being an engaging, faithful presence in their lives.

Peer Ministers serve the Campus Ministries of First Presbyterian Church in alignment with the priorities, duties and tasks of ministry with college students and young adults.

The position focuses on assisting in the daily work of the church’s Campus Ministry. It will provide experiential learning for work in vocational ministry, both for college work and other areas of ministry. Peer Ministers will have the opportunity to dream, plan and implement various events and activities to connect college students with the outpouring of God’s grace and love for them.

View a complete Peer Minister College Position Description here (pdf).