FPCLY Staff Openings

Director of Outreach

“Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.”
Philippians 2:3-4

First Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg, VA, is looking for a highly motivated and passionate self-starter to serve as a full-time Director of Outreach. The Director will help strengthen the relationship between our church and all of God’s children through transformational outreach and service opportunities within the community and beyond. We seek a leader who demonstrates a strong faith in God and Christian reformed understanding of God’s Word. We believe this to be paramount to encourage and inspire congregants and others to grow their faith in God and express their faith by serving others.

The Director’s responsibilities are to embody and facilitate hospitality and outreach to others by organizing and leading service opportunities, organizing new member events, coordinating educational workshops, and building relationships with other community ministries. We seek a person who is skilled in encouraging, recruiting, and organizing congregants, as volunteers, to support all outreach ministries. The individual should be adept at communication, organization, and mentoring, as well as leading groups of people and building positive relationships with a multigenerational congregation.

Interested applicants should provide cover letter, resume, three references, and application form (below) to outreachfpcly@gmail.com

Applicants are encouraged to direct any questions about the position or application process to Gary Williams at outreachfpcly@gmail.com.

Director of Spiritual Growth

First Presbyterian Church of Lynchburg, VA seeks a full-time Director of Spiritual Growth to enhance, build and lead a diverse educational ministry program. We are excited about adding this position to our staff to strengthen our ministries and adjust in a post-COVID environment, continue reinvigorating long-standing programs, and initiate new opportunities for Christian growth. The Director will lead a staff of 2, and will implement a comprehensive ministry for adult, youth and children to grow in church-wide faith and enhance relationships with Christ. The position requires a Masters in Christian Education (or similar) from a Presbyterian Church (USA) Institution and 5 years+ experience in planning, organizing and implementing educational ministries for all ages. Current adult ministries include Sunday spiritual growth classes, bible study groups, Presbyterian Women, church library resources, and special events. Current children and youth ministries include Sunday spiritual growth classes, KidMin, Vacation Bible School, worship workshop, youth group, youth retreats, confirmation, and children’s library resources. We also look forward to new and emerging program opportunities for all ages.

The Director will coordinate management of paid nursery care staff and serve as an ex officio member on the Board of Directors for the FPC Weekday School (operated with a paid staff). We seek a person who is skilled in encouraging, recruiting and organizing congregants, as volunteers, to support all spiritual growth programs. The individual should be adept at communication, mentoring, and organization, as well as leading groups of people and building positive relationships with a multigenerational congregation.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, three references, and completed application form (below) to spiritualgrowthfpcly@gmail.com

Questions about the position or the application process can be directed to Margo Shoemaker at spiritualgrowthfpcly@gmail.com.

children and youth bible lesson for Vacation Bible School
adults youth and children serving together
adult spiritual growth conference group photo

Our Mission

Celebrating God’s grace, Inspiring the next generation for Christ… each and every day!!!

Contact Us

1215 V.E.S. Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503

Email: info@fpcly.org
Phone: (434) 384-6231

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