Director of Adult Discipleship
Central Reformed Church

The Director of Adult Discipleship will lead a program of lifelong learning that intentionally ministers to adults in a way that nurtures their faith, uses their gifts, expands their horizons, calls them to discipleship, and deepens their relationship with Jesus Christ. 

Report: Minister or Director of Lifelong Learning

Hours/Salary: 20 hours/week; $15,000 - $20,000 annually


  • Provide leadership, staff support, and expertise to the Adult Discipleship Team.
  • Create and oversee a comprehensive program of Sunday morning adult education opportunities.
  • Create and oversee a comprehensive program of adult education opportunities throughout the remainder of the week and year, such as service projects, adult small group studies, mission trips, retreats, and fellowship gatherings.
  • Plan and carry out Central’s Teacher in Residence program.
  • Coordinate adult program efforts under the direction of the Minister or Director of Lifelong Learning and together with the Directors of Youth Discipleship and Children’s Discipleship.
  • Equip and empower others to minister to adults.
  • Oversee the creation and adherence to a budget for adult discipleship programs.


  • Maintains a vital and growing relationship with Jesus Christ while encouraging spiritual growth in others.
  • Is grounded in biblical knowledge, knows Reformed doctrine, and embraces the spirit of the Reformed tradition.
  • College degree or equivalent.
  • Training and experience in Christian education generally and with adults specifically.
  • Is a passionate lifelong learner.
  • Is collegial and collaborative.
  • Is an effective communicator.
  • Is well-organized and efficient
  • Is approachable.
  • Is creative.
  • Is familiar with and able to use instructional and computer technology.

 Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume or any questions via email.

Posting Dates: 
01/30/2014 to 03/01/2014
Job Type: 
Part time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Grand Rapids
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