Director Of Discipleship For Age-Level Ministries

First United Methodist Church Union City , TN 38281

Posted 2 months ago

Job Opening

Director of Discipleship for Age-Level Ministries

Union City, Tennessee (TN), United States 38261

~~Director of Discipleship for Age-Level Ministries

Purpose: To serve the cause of Christ and His church by developing a broad-based ministry of discipleship and spiritual growth for children (infant to grade 5) youth (grades 5-12), and adults (age 18+) that will nurture and develop them in all aspects of the Christian faith and will assist them in growing into faithful Disciples of Jesus Christ. This is accomplished by creating an atmosphere of servant leadership and giving guidance to all programmatic, organizational, and relational aspects of discipleship for Children, Youth and Adults.

Position Qualifications

  • demonstrates faith and practices that reflect Christian experience and commitment.

(Must be in harmony with the doctrines and standards of the United Methodist Church.)

  • possess an ongoing relationship with Jesus Christ that demonstrates a commitment to servant leadership.
  • able to develop caring relationships with people of all ages.
  • a self-starter who has leadership skills, can prioritize tasks, and multi-task.
  • possess strong computer skills, is proficient with Microsoft Office, and social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • experience working effectively with volunteers.

Education

  • bachelor's degree in Christian Education or related field experience.

Experience

  • one to three years in Christian Education, working with children, youth, and adults.
  • a background or experience in music and/or drama is helpful but not required.

Accountability

  • accountable to Senior Minister and Staff/Parish Relations Team

Broad Responsibilities

  • develop a broad-based ministry of discipleship for age-level ministries making certain Ministry Team Leaders are identified,

invited, nurtured, and resourced to serve in that capacity.

  • organize, develop, nurture and work with Ministry Teams in evaluating and/or creating discipleship goals and objectives

for of all ages.

  • develop new opportunities for children, youth, and adults to grow in their faith and relationship with Christ.
  • identify, invite, nurture, and resource individuals to serve as leaders/facilitators of all discipleship opportunities,

(i.e. Sunday School, small groups both on and off site, seasonal discipleship and fellowship opportunities for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter, and Pentecost)

Curriculum

  • assist in the selection and evaluation of curriculum for all age-level discipleship opportunities.

(i.e. Sunday school, small groups studies, Wednesday Night Together, long and short-term classes)

  • order needed curriculum and resources for all discipleship settings, small groups, Sunday school, etc. for all ages.

Programmatic

  • create a functioning Adult Ministry Team for the purpose of developing a broad-based ministry of discipleship and

fellowship for adults ages 18 and beyond.

  • in conjunction with the Adult Ministry Team, identify, invite, nurture, and resource individuals to serve as Team Leaders for intergenerational all-church events/ministries. These include but are not limited to: -church-wide picnic, church-wide spiritual growth retreat, 5th Sunday potlucks, annual Easter "Resurrection" Breakfast, Wednesday Night Together, Senior Adult Ministries, all current and future discipleship opportunities.
  • insure all children and youth milestones are implemented annually.
  • oversee a weekly Children's Moment, connecting it to the season, service theme, or sermon topic, as appropriate.
  • oversee the Acolyte program in conjunction with the Sr. Pastor.
  • assist Ministry Teams in the design and implementation of a large annual community/spiritual growth event, placing an emphasis on including families in our immediate community, as well as the families of First Friends/Parent's Day Out.

Administrative

  • create and adhere to annual budgets for all age-level ministries (children, youth, adults)
  • assure the implementation of current Safe Sanctuary Policy, including working with the Business Office in obtaining limited

criminal background checks and appropriate releases for all volunteers.

  • provide updates, announcements, and promotion of ministries for the newsletter, website, Wednesday Night Together,

Facebook and any other means of promotion.

  • identify, invite, nurture and resource individuals to keep all bulletin boards fresh and up to date.
  • supervise paid nursery staff, and director of youth ministries.
  • serve as a liaison on the First Friends and PDO Board.
  • serve as primary staff liaison with United Methodist Women.
  • attend weekly worship, all scheduled and called staff meetings, Ministry Team meetings for Children, Youth, and Adults, Church Council Meetings, and other church-wide team meetings as requested by the senior pastor.

Employment Status: Full-time (salaried) Reports To: Pastor

  • Organization: First United Methodist Church

  • Contact: Rev. Dr. Douglas N Norfleet

  • Phone: 615-428-9374

  • Email: pastor@fumcuc.org

  • Closing Date: 11/30/19

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Entry Level Automotive Technician Union City TN

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 11/8/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-02-06T00:00 Job Req ID: JR-40044493 To Apply to this job, click HERE. Please DO NOT click the Apply now >> button or your application may not be processed. Goodyear. More Driven. Goodyear owns and operates more than 580 tire and auto service centers nationwide.  We offer a fun, fast paced work environment, with competitive base pay.  Our comprehensive benefit package includes medical plans, 401(k), certification reimbursement and paid vacations.  At Goodyear we invest in you and your future by providing excellent training for our technician, sales team and management positions.  We offer fast track career advancement opportunities for hard working team players who can deliver results.  If you are looking for more than a job, apply today and begin your career with the tire and auto service innovation leader!  General Description: As an Entry Level Automotive Technician, you will gain hands-on experience in one of Goodyear's Auto Service centers by learning how to perform basic automotive services while delivering outstanding service. You will also become familiar with how to mount and balance tires, perform oil changes, and conduct additional automotive preventative maintenance. We encourage you to allow us to invest in your success as you invest in ours; apply today! Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: * Learn how to complete basic automotive services like mounting and balancing tires, tire repairs, oil changes, filters replacements, and more. * Train with mid and senior level automotive technicians to learn additional automotive services. * Demonstrate excellent guest service, which includes providing clear communication and feedback about guest vehicles. * Promote teamwork to deliver on guest expectations * Maintain strict adherence to company policy on vehicle care and operation * Perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods of time, which may include light and heavy lifting, including consumer tires and wheels, standing, bending, and squatting. Basic Qualifications: * Valid driver's license * Must be at least 18 years of age * No relocation is being offered for this position * Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship now or in the future Preferred Qualifications: * High School Diploma or GED * Previous automotive preventative maintenance experience * Previous formal automotive training Position Criteria: * Strong work ethic; independently motivated to produce results with limited influence from others  * Hard worker, someone who works diligently to get tasks done and demonstrates personal characteristics, such as responsibility, dependability, conscientiousness, communication, and teamwork * Ability to review, analyze, and interpret information, identify problems, and make decisions * Display a commitment to learning new technologies within the rapidly changing automotive industry * Ability to read, understand, and follow procedures and guidelines * Depending on location, our stores may be open 7 days a week from 7am-8pm, which may include weekends and some holidays * Commitment to following established safety policies and procedures Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate. Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here for more information about Equal Employment Opportunity laws, and here for additional supplementary information. We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please call the number below. Goodyear (312) 915-5548 To Apply to this job, click HERE. Please DO NOT click the Apply now >> button or your application may not be processed. Nearest Major Market: Dallas Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth Job Segment: Technician, Maintenance, Quality Assurance, QA, Technology, Manufacturing, Quality Apply now " The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Union City TN

Director Of Discipleship For Age-Level Ministries

First United Methodist Church