Pastor of Discipleship Full Time

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Job Description

The Pastor of Discipleship is a full-time salaried position reporting to the Lead Pastor.

Position Objective:
To provide leadership in the development of discipleship ministry that will magnify Jesus Christ through Sunday School, Community Groups, Men’s and Women’s Ministry, and strategic communication. This person will direct and train lay leaders in teaching and facilitating classes and small groups while also helping other staff do the same.

Spiritual Requirements:
I. A committed and experienced follower of Christ, ordained or pursuing ordination in the
Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).
II. A man full of grace and humility.
III. A man equipped to preach and teach.
IV. A man obedient to the Scriptures, true to the Reformed Faith, Presbyterian in his polity, and
passionate about the Great Commission.

Leadership Requirements:
I. Assimilation: Vision and proven leadership experience for developing teams to equip new
Christians and assimilate maturing Christians into the community of CPC.
II. Spiritual Formation: Broad knowledge of and value for differing forms of spiritual formation and discipleship needed for a diverse spiritual community of new and maturing Christians, small groups, and mentoring.
III. Church ministry: Experience specifically in working with discipleship, leadership development, and leading teams, is required.
IV. Communication/Teaching: Theologically sound but highly relevant and relational preaching/
teaching style. Ability to communicate spiritual truth in compelling and transformative ways to non-Christian guests, new believers, and maturing Christians. Cooperative and collaborative personality enabling effective teamwork in a preaching rotation.
V. Strategic Thinking: Creativity in implementing CPC’s mission to magnify Christ. Proven ability to translate theoretical ideas into actionable and measurable processes. Wise decision making regarding human and financial resources in a growing church.
VI. Pastoral Leadership and Care: Preach regularly as part of the Preaching Team. Work with
Senior Pastor and Director of Music in developing liturgies and sermon series. Available to meet with congregants for biblical encouragement, pastoral counseling, and pastoral care including assisting with crisis ministry, hospital visitation, funerals, and other leadership responsibilities as needed and requested by the Senior Pastor.

Position Requirements:
I. Reporting: Works with the Staff and is accountable to the Senior Pastor.
II. Leads and Manages: Leads Community Group leaders and Sunday School teachers.
III. Overseeing: Student and Children Ministry, Care Ministry, and Men’s and Women’s Ministry Teams.

Timeline:
We are collecting resumes and letters of interest from August to October of 2022. In your letter of interest, please include your fit for this position of Minister of Discipleship, a brief history on your experience serving in ministry, and a concise description of your philosophy of ministry. In your resume, please include 2 personal references and two ecclesial references from your current church leadership. Both items should be sent to our Senior Pastor, Scott Dinkins by email. We will send you a receipt of your resume and letter of interest and will begin looking over resumes at the beginning of August.

Application deadline closed.

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