We are a light in the city reflecting the inclusive love of God. Comforted and challenged by the Gospel of Christ, we strive to be a welcoming, serving community. At the intersection of faith and life, we share God’s grace through worship, preaching, education, and ministries of healing, reconciliation, and justice. We affirm the worth of all and nurture each individual’s spiritual pilgrimage. Inspired by our heritage, we confront our future with hope and confidence in God’s purpose.
Supplemental Information on History and Mission Legacy
Founded in 1871, Fourth Presbyterian Church moved to Michigan Avenue in 1914 and has become a destination for families and young adults. Today Fourth Church is a large congregation with four Sunday worship services and a full-time and part-time staff of 165. On average annually, we baptize 65 infants, confirm 25 8th-graders and welcome 150 new members. Congregational Life. Our recently updated records show a congregation of over 5,400 members.
Programs include Sunday School, adult education, fellowship groups, and a Center for Life and Learning serving older adults. The annual budget of the church and its programs is approximately $8.2 million.
Outreach and Mission
Chicago Lights, our 501(c)(3) nonprofit mission arm, is a vital part of our operation. It manages many Fourth Church outreach services, including a tutoring program founded in 1964. See www.fourthchurch.org/chicagolights. Fourth Church also organizes and funds local, national and international mission outreach each year.
This 10 hour a week position, the Adult Education Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the operational success and logistical support of Fourth Presbyterian Church’s Adult Education Program. This position will provide weekly support for the church’s Adult Education Program, including on-site program responsibilities and administrative leadership. The Administrative Assistant will report to the Senior Associate Pastor for Adult Education and Leadership Development providing logistical and program support for Adult Education.
Primary Responsibilities for Adult Education Support
This is a 10 hour per week position.
Please send cover letters and resumes to [email protected]
No phone calls, please.