Minister/Director of Lifelong Learning
Central Reformed Church

Position Summary:    

The Minister or Director of Lifelong Learning will help create and oversee a coordinated and comprehensive ministry of lifelong learning for all ages at Central Reformed Church.

Report: Pastoral Leader

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


  • Provide vision and direction for the lifelong learning program at Central Reformed Church.
  • Provide leadership, staff support, and expertise for the Lifelong Learning Council.
  • Supervise and support the Director of Children’s Discipleship, the Director of Youth Discipleship, and the Director of Adult Discipleship.
  • Ensure coordination and collaboration between the staff  responsible for Children’s, Youth, and Adult Discipleship programs.
  • Coordinate lifelong learning efforts with other committees and efforts within Central Reformed Church.
  • Advocate for the Lifelong Learning Ministry within the congregation using a variety of means of communication.
  • Organize and implement a mid-week, all-church meal.
  • Oversee the creation and adherence to a budget for lifelong learning 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.
  • Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree preferred but not required.
  • Basic training and experience in Christian education/discipleship.
  • 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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