Peachtree Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA
Pastor of New Families
Pastor of New Families
Peachtree Presbyterian Church is one of the largest and most respected Presbyterian (USA) churches in the United States. Founded as a Sunday School for children in 1910, it has become a thriving multifaceted full-service church dedicated to serving the Atlanta-Buckhead community. It is a regional church, drawing from areas far beyond its neighborhood and reaching across the western corridors of the city. With membership of over 9,000 and weekly attendance of 3,200, it is a high profile church in the Atlanta-Buckhead area and enjoys a national reputation within the PCUSA denomination and beyond.
Peachtree Presbyterian Church has seen tremendous growth in the numbers of young couples and new families visiting and attending the church. In response, Peachtree Presbyterian has created a new position, Pastor to New Families, tasked with developing a comprehensive ministry for new families, ministering to the unique spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of each new family member and the family as a whole. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working in a setting committed to reaching the unreached, working within a community, and building a growing ministry. The ideal candidate will have experience working in Children/Family Ministry in a large, multistaff setting. The successful candidate will have a proven record of being a gifted teacher, leader and communicator as a Young Married or Family Pastor or similar capacity.
Peachtree is located in the prestigious Buckhead region of Atlanta. Comprising approximately the northern one-fifth of the city, Buckhead is a major commercial and financial center of the Southeast, with its high-rise office buildings, hotels, and condominiums forming a highly urbanized core along Peachtree Road. Surrounding this dense core are Buckhead's suburban neighborhoods which feature large single-family homes situated among dense forests and rolling hills. Sometimes called the “Beverly Hills of the South,” The Robb Report rated Buckhead one of USA's 10 "Top Affluent Communities" for "some of the most beautiful mansions, best shopping and finest restaurants in the southeastern United States." Buckhead boasts excellent schools and tremendous quality of life.