Director of Discipleship

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Posting Dates: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 to Monday, April 15, 2013
Job Description: 

Harvest United Methodist Church is seeking a deeply committed Christian to serve as the full-time Director of Discipleship.  Harvest is a diverse community of faith called by Christ to graciously welcome people, intentionally grow disciples, and generously serve others around the globe.  Located in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, south of Tampa Bay, Harvest is a vibrant 15 year old congregation with an average worship attendance of 700.  Please visit our website and send resume and cover letter to Charlotte Wright, assistant to the pastors,  by April 15, 2013.  

Your responsibilities would include:
•    developing a process of discipleship for the entire congregation
•    growing a passion for evangelism within the congregation
•    leading a ministry focused on adults experiencing Christ and growing as disciples
•    engaging the congregation in mission and service
•    overseeing all aspects of communications
•    inviting, equipping and supporting adult volunteer servants

You would be eligible for the job with:
•    deep faith in Christ and demonstrated in daily living
•    a calling and passion to be in ministry
•    a four-year undergraduate degree
•    related experience as a volunteer servant or in a paid position
•    a clear understanding and commitment to Wesleyan theology  
•    strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills

You would be most effective with:
•    an undergraduate degree in a related field
•    at least 3-5 years of employment in a local church or non-profit setting
•    experience leading and participating in international, domestic, and community mission engagement
•    a United Methodist faith background

What you can expect from Harvest:
•    a fun, energetic, capable and supportive staff team
•    serving alongside committed adult volunteer servants
•    full-time salary commensurate with experience
•    health and pension benefits

Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Organization: 
Harvest United Methodist Church
City: 
Lakewood Ranch
State: 
FL
Country: 
USA
Contact Name: 
Charlotte Wright
Contact Phone: 
(941) 907-7333
Contact Email: 
cwright@harvest-umc.org
For More Information: 
http://www.welcometoharvest.org/