Interim Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Wichita
The Interim Pastor is responsible for moderating the Session and for providing pastoral leadership and administrative oversight of the church’s ministries, including worship, music, preaching, teaching, mission service, stewardship, and fellowship. He/she will work with the Session, Deacons and Church staff to provide opportunities for members to engage in worship, discipleship, and mission. He/she will use their developed interim‐
specialist skills to assess the congregation’s current and long‐term needs and provide inspiring counsel and leadership to help the Church identify what it is called to be in the future. He/she will work with the Bridge to the Future Team (transformative change committee), the Session, and members of the church to facilitate the adaptive changes we have identified. The Interim Pastor will support
the congregation during the time between installed pastors. He/she will help prepare the congregation for new pastoral leadership.