Men’s ministry program director position open at The Church of the Resurrection UMC, Leawood, KS


The United Methodist Church of The Resurrection Job Description – Men’s Ministry Program Director March 2022

Category, Location, Reporting, and Level

  • Position: Full-time, Exempt
  • Location: Leawood
  • Division: Ministry & Programs
  • Reports Directly to Adult Discipleship Director - Leawood
  • Job Level: Team/Program
Job Summary
The Men’s Ministry Program Director is the location’s discipleship leader for men’s specific ministries and programs. As a member of the Adult Discipleship Team under the direction of the Adult Discipleship Lead Director, in coordination with the Leawood Adult Discipleship Director and Leawood Location Pastor, the Men’s Ministry Program Director will collaborate to engage all men at Resurrection in small groups, study and community life. The Men's Ministry Program Director will provide ongoing leadership, vision, and strategic planning for volunteer leadership teams to support all ministries and programs related to men at the location. These programs and ministries will also serve as the church-wide model and will serve as a resource for similar ministries and programs across all locations.

Essential Responsibilities and Expectations: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Provide direction to Men's ministries and programs through continual assessment and evaluation, holding ministry accountable to key metrics and benchmarks that not only track activity but ultimately yield quantitative growth in engagement and participation.
  • Develop or modify ministries and programs to meet the needs, fulfill the potential, and accomplish the vision of the Church of the Resurrection.
  • Provide spiritual leadership, looking for opportunities to minister to and disciple and encourage others to grow in Christ through one-on-one conversations and invitations to discipleship opportunities.
  • Lead, mentor and provide direction to volunteer leaders and leadership teams. This includes ministry assessment and performance evaluation, goal setting, mentoring, spiritual encouragement, support, and conflict resolution.
  • Build effective teams, identifying high-capacity leaders and equipping people for ministry.
  • Recruit, manage, motivate, and equip volunteers.
  • Collaborate with other areas of ministry to design or deliver programming.
  • Oversee the direction of special events such as conferences, meetings, seminars, or retreats.
  • Prepare and deliver messages and teachings in class, group, or conference settings.
  • Counsel individuals regarding spiritual questions and concerns, directing them to further pastoral care when necessary.
  • Maintain an active and visible presence in the community.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Follow Jesus and engage in the “five essential practices” of the Christian life: worship, study, serve, give, and share.
  • Support the church’s purpose of “building a Christian community where non-religious and nominally religious people become deeply committed Christians.”
  • Exemplify the church’s values and support its theological direction as a United Methodist Church.
  • Activating - proactively takes on new challenges and opportunities with energy and urgency.
  • Adapting – remains flexible and modifies behaviors quickly to help the church meet the dynamic needs of congregants and employees.
  • Collaborating – shares knowledge, builds partnerships, and promotes a culture of thinking from the users’ perspective while working across divisions to meet shared goals and objectives.
  • Communicating – develops and delivers clear communications (verbal and written) that meet the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Developing Others – coaches, encourages, and resources individuals and teams to discover their calling and meet career and church goals.
  • Optimizing – quickly spots the needs for change and influences stakeholders to adapt and maximize.
  • Prioritizing Individual Experiences – views the church in the perspective of the experience of the individual, and ensures others are committed to a person-centric approach.
  • Problem Solving – makes good decisions quickly, and solves problems effectively to help move the church forward.
  • Team Building – forms highly effective teams, whether supervised or informal, where individuals with diverse skills achieve ambitious goals.
  • Proven Results in growing churchwide discipleship programs and implementing systems that engage a the congregation in spiritual formation and discipleship with clear entry points and pathways that lead them toward deep commitment.
  • Theological training is preferred but not required.

Contact: Missy Montana

Address: 13720 Roe Blvd Leawood KS 66224-3588

Phone: (913) 897-0120

Email: Click to email

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