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Pastoral Assistant

Trinity Presbyterian Church
Posted: 01/10/2022
Salary/Range: TBD
Providence, RI

Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA) (Providence, RI) – Pastoral Assistant

The Big Picture Trinity Presbyterian Church ( is seeking a part-time Pastoral Assistant to focus on College Ministry, Discipleship, Outreach, and a variety of other pastoral opportunities.

The Church A vibrant and diverse community of Christians serving Providence. A congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America, it is Trinity’s privilege to offer the hope and encouragement that can be found only in Jesus Christ.

The Qualifications

  • Demonstrated Christian character.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Relevant experience in local church ministry.
  • Must be outgoing and a self-starter.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with Trinity’s leadership.
  • An ability to affirm the doctrines of the church as described in the Westminster Confession of Faith.

Position Details

  • 25 hours per week.
  • Two weeks of paid vacation per year.
  • Two-year commitment.
  • $30,000 per year.
  • The pastoral assistant shall become a member of Trinity.
  • The pastoral assistant shall work under the supervision of the senior pastor.
  • Position to start as soon as possible.

Areas of Responsibility

  • College Ministry
  • Supervise Trinity’s participation in the regular gatherings of college students from Brown, RISD, and Johnson & Wales.
  • Work to connect college students with the communal life of Trinity.


Work to augment and promote participation in Trinity’s network of community groups.  Supervise and expand Trinity’s ministry to its children and youth.


Develop and implement ways of making Trinity more visible to the community and reaching the community with the gospel.  Encourage Trinity members in being more active in sharing their faith.  Develop a thoughtful and robust process for incorporating people into the life of the church, from first visit to membership.

General  Occasionally lead worship.  Be available to accompany elders on shepherding visits.  Carry out occasional special assignments from the senior pastor.

The Process Please look over this job description and the church website.

Along with your resume please answer the following:   Why do you believe that you might be a good fit to be the Pastoral Assistant at Trinity?   Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastoral Assistant at Trinity.   In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of Trinity.   Please send your resume and answers to

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