Ministry Information Form Query

MIF #: 10127.AF0

Ministry General Information

Ministry Number 10127
Ministry Name Warrenton
Mailing Address 91 Main St
Warrenton, VA 20186
Phone (540) 347-2213
Fax
E-Mail dce.search.wpcva@gmail.com
WWW Address www.wpcva.org
Ministry Size 401 - 650 members
Ethnic Composition Asian 1%
Black or African American (African Native, Caribbean) 1%
White 98%
Average Worship Attendance 176
Church School Attendance 60
Curriculum “Deep Blue Adventures. Learn and Serve” “Growing in Grace and Gratitude” “Bible in Life” “Feasting on the Word”
Yoked Church False
Presbytery SHENANDOAH PRESBYTERY
Synod SYNOD OF MID-ATLANTIC
Community Type Town
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Information about the position

Position:   Christian Educator (non-certified)
Experience Required:   2 to 5 Years
Specific Title:  
Employment Status:   Full-time
Language Requirements:   English
Other Languages:  
Statement Of Faith Required:   Yes
Clergy Couples:   No
Training/Certificate Requirements:  
Other Training:   Christian Educator
Brief Church Mission Statement:
Warrenton Presbyterian Church is a gathered community of people in action who eagerly share love, grace and peace of Christ, with humility, reverence and thanksgiving.
What is the congregation’s or organization’s vision for ministry? Additionally describe how this vision is lived out.
  Warrenton Presbyterian Church is a servant community. Our vision is two-fold.
  1. To nurture our congregation in spiritual growth and understanding, and in application of Christian principles and beliefs in our daily interactions and
  2. To be faithful in preserving our gathering as a place where the Word is rightly preached and the sacraments are properly administered, so that God may rescue us as a people for Himself. Our vision for ministry is carried out by providing for the hungry, the sick, the bereaved, and those with needs that we cannot see or know. We live our vision by numerous Christian Education classes and activities for all ages, including a vital youth program and the Warrenton Preschool. We live our mission through annual mission trips to West Virginia and Haiti. We live our mission through the support of missionaries in Ethiopia, New Guinea and central Asia.
How do you feel called to reach out to address the emerging needs of your community or constituency?
Our community has suffered in the recent economic downturn, as evidenced by the number of families making applications for assistance such as food and shelter. We are located in Fauquier County, Virginia. Local organization we support are: Fauquier FISH (a food bank), the Fauquier  Family  Shelter,  Fauquier  Habitat  for  Humanity,  American  Red  Cross  Relay  for  Life, American Red Cross Blood Drives, CROP Walk (Church World Service) and through educational scholarship programs. We support the Warrenton Presbyterian Preschool. Sunday worship services  and special programs are broadcast  live over the  internet.
How will this position help you to reach your vision and mission goals?
Our congregation has been blessed by a remarkable stability in Christian Education leadership. We are seeking a Director of Christian Education to foster spiritual growth and cultivate an environment of enthusiastic service and outreach in the community.
Provide a description of the characteristics needed by the person who is open to being called to this congregation and or organization.
The candidate must possess: -The ability to develop trusting relationships and motivate people of all ages to involvement and outreach; - Interpersonal skills to connect with all ages on a personal level; - The maturity in their faith and in their spiritual growth to provide strong and appropriate counsel to youth or adults; - Effective communication skills with both the public and individuals; - Strong leadership and significant planning and organizational skills; - The ability to recruit youth, parents and congregation members for a variety of tasks and responsibilities.
What specific tasks, assignments, and program areas will this person have responsibility?
This individual will direct and support all Christian Education Programs, plan, guide and teach the Confirmation Class, coordinate and facilitate Youth programs, and empower parents to be involved in the faith formation of their children. They will actively participate in all aspects of church life as a strong leader, building Youth leadership opportunities in the life of the church and build relationships with children, youth and their families while providing Spiritual guidance, mentorship and support.
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Leadership Competencies:
Compassionate
Spiritual Maturity
Teacher
Communicator
Technologically Savvy
Advisor
Strategy and Vision
Collaboration
Interpersonal Engagement
Motivator
Compensation and Housing:   (Cost of Living Calculator)
Minimum Effective Salary: $34,000   (Effective Salary Definition)
Housing Type: N/A
References:
Name Relation
Richard Crow
308 Fox Chase St, Warrenton VA 20186
540-349-4794
richard.crow@comcast.net
Ruling Elder
Nancy Meehan Yao
1111 NORTH MAIN ST, HARRISONBURG VA 22802
540-433-2556
assocgp@shenpres.org
Associate General Presbyter
Susanne Taylor
4103 Pinewood Lane, Jefferson, VA 22724
540-229-6155
shtaylor556@comcast.net
Commissioned Ruling Elder
Has the Pastor Nominating Committee and Search committee affirmed its intention to follow the Form of Government in this regard?
Yes
Deadline date for this MIF:  (none)
Version Track Info: This MIF was last updated on   5/9/2019


Self-referral Contact Information

PNC:  Linda Thompson Address  6697 Suffield Lane, Warrenton, VA 20187
Daytime Phone  301-221-4531 Office Phone  540-349-7973
Fax  Email  lt9273@yahoo.com