Church Job Board
Discipleship Associate Pastor
posted: February 5, 2015
Cross Pointe Church Madison, AL www.cpcfamily.org JOB TITLE: Discipleship Associate Pastor Principal Function: Oversee the spiritual growth and maturation of the body of Christ here at CrossPointe Church by equipping and assisting church organizations and leaders in planning, conducting, evaluating and improving a comprehensive education program in support of the mission of the church- Cross Pointe Church Mission Statement: Developing devoted disciples of Jesus Christ, Who love God, love others, and serve the world. Job Classification: This position is an exempt (salaried) and full-time position. Working Relationships: Reports to: Senior Pastor. Oversight by: Elder board. Work with: ministers, lay leaders and administrative staff. Core Responsibilities: • Implement the goals and objectives of the Cross Pointe Church Adult Education Program. • Continuously evaluate the Adult Education Program to ensure relevance and effectiveness in developing devoted disciples. Propose improvements and implement changes that are approved through the appropriate CPC vetting process. • Assess adult educational needs, set goals for adult education participation, and develop programs and activities to fill gaps and achieve participation goals. • Ensure that the Adult Education Program reaches adults at various levels of spiritual maturity, ages, and marital status. • Prepare an annual budget that ensures that the Adult Education Program goals and objectives are accomplished. • Prepare an annual action plan to describe and timeline goals and objectives for the coming year. • Develop healthy relationships with staff, lay leaders, and elders to assure smooth implementation and integration of the Adult Education Program with all ministry areas of the church. • Provide leadership and support to Adult Education leaders. • Expand, nurture, and continue to grow CrossPointe Church home groups. • In coordination with the Adult Education Leadership Team, review and recommend all materials used in the area of adult education ministry. • In coordination with the Adult Education Team, develop, recommend and administer programs to recruit, assess, and equip adults to work within the adult education program. Ensure adherence to standards and qualifications for teachers and facilitators. • Serve as an ongoing resource to adult education leaders, teachers, and facilitators for materials, ideas, and coordination. • Be available to teach higher-level theology classes as needed. Additional Responsibilities: • Develop and administer a program of assimilation/outreach visitation program. Identify, assimilate and track guests, prospects, and members. • Be available nights and weekends to work with the senior pastor in making emergency pastoral care visits as needed. • Be available to provide biblical counseling to church members and prospects. • Comply with all established church policies and procedures. • Support churchwide social events through attendance with family as appropriate. Requirements: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: • Work within an Elder led church body • Education - College level undergraduate degree. • Seminary degree or actively pursuing seminary degree. • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to listen effectively and speak confidently before groups. • Demonstrated servant leader skilled at working in team-based ministries. • Self starter, who does not need constant supervision, and who constantly strives for excellence and improvement in all that he and his ministries do. • Proven administrative skills. • Administrative skills, including the ability to use computer software, such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. • A professing Christian commitment to biblical principles and teachings and doctrinal beliefs of CPC both professionally and personally with a true calling for disciple-based ministry. • Family must be committed partners and members of Cross Pointe Church. • The successful candidate must pass criminal, financial and sexual misconduct background checks.
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