Discipleship Director

For Christ. For Community. For the City

The Discipleship Director exists to catalyze the church in the areas of discipleship and assimilation. Expected to maintain a growing, personal relationship with Jesus and lead others in doing the same. The Discipleship Director reports directly to the Pastor of Teaching &Discipleship.

Full-Time: 40 hours/week

Job Requirements

  1. Community Groups. Shares leadership responsibilities with the Pastor of Teaching &Discipleship to assist Community Group Leaders with:
    • Leader Events - coordinate leader dinners, GroupLink, appreciation, leader development training, and check - ins.
    • Multiplication of Community Groups - identifying, training and helping plant new groups each semester.
    • Training - help to develop and create training materials with Discipleship Pastor to catalyze community.
    • Weekly Communication - Weekly correspondence with Community Group Leaders and actively working with the Communications Team.
  2. Next Steps. Oversees all organizational processes and assimilation of the following areas:
    • Salvation - oversee follow up process for new believers
    • Baptism - receiving baptism requests, editing testimonies, scheduling, and set up and tear down of baptismal
    • Belong Class - responsible for planning monthly membership class
    • Membership - responsibilities include coordinating member commissioning and annual member renewal process

Skills Needed

  • Event planning/Researcher
  • Ability to effectively engage new people and those outside of their ethnicity(multi-ethnic)
  • Writing and communication
  • Ability to create effective systems and improve existing ones
  • Budgeting

Staff Expectations

  1. 5 C’s of a Staff Member Fulfill the expectations of a staff member at The Bridge Church written in the Staff 5 C’s. Character, Competency, Capacity, Chemistry, Champion
  2. Staff Handbook Fulfills all requirements and expectations written in the Staff Handbook ofThe Bridge Church.
  3. Weekly Office Hours and Work Schedule Fulfills the following weekly office hours:
    • Sunday, 7:00am-1:00pm & 3:00 - 6:00
    • Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-4:30pm
    • As needed for church events requiring staff attendance.

Benefits Package

Employee Type: Full-time, Exempt

Annual Salary: To be discussed in the interview process

Health Insurance: To be discussed in the interview process

Full-time benefits: Found in Staff Handbook for Full-time Employees

Time Off: Found in Staff Handbook for Full-time Employees

Supervisor: Pastor Chris Green, Pastor of Teaching and Discipleship

Start Date: TBD

Closing Date

June 30, 2020

To apply for a staff role at The Bridge please submit the following to Patrice@thebridgeilm.com:
1. Letter of interest - Please clarify the role you are applying for in the subject.
2. Resume
3. References - Please list 3 (personal, professional, pastoral)