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Cross Cultural Director

Engedi Church

Holland, MI

Category: Missions

Posted on: May 15, 2012

Job Description:

In God's new creation, Christians of every tribe, tongue and nation will worship together. We think diversity within the church is an important witness to God's good future. To live the way of Jesus is to we_noemaile and accept people from every background as they continue in their journey toward Him. Engedi has taken some steps toward reflecting kingdom diversity. However when it_noemailes to our church body reflecting our_noemailmunity's racial diversity we have struggled. Less than ten percent of Engedi is made up of people of non-Anglo ethnicities. We have created the position of Cross Cultural Director to help us better reflect the diversity of our_noemailmunity. We hope the Cross Cultural Director will help the people of Engedi better connect with ethnic minorities. We also hope this person will help us make any changes necessary to help Engedi to be a hospitable environment to non-Anglos. The heart of the Cross Cultural Director is to help Engedi better reflect kingdom diversity.

Skills and Qualifications
Deeply_noemailmitted follower of Jesus
Deep passion about diversity in the local church
Sincere care and concern for building bridges between cultures
Effective administrative skills including the ability to set goals,
facilitate advance planning and effectively manage ministry and personal
Proven leadership experience has developed a ministry vision and a_noemailplished it
Proven ability to recruit, develop and_noemailmunicate with volunteers
Previous work with a variety of cultures experience with Hispanic or Laotian_noemailmunities would be helpful but is not required
Fluency in Spanish is valuable
Able to connect with people of varying ethnic, economic and educational backgrounds
Team player humble, willing to defer to others, supportive of other Engedi ministries
Is a partner of Engedi or is willing to b_noemaile one upon joining staff
Work with local missional life director to help those participating in local serving opportunities build authentic relationship with those they are serving
Develop entirely new opportunities for Engedi attendees to cultivate diverse friendships
Help Engedi makes any changes necessary to be more hospitable toward ethnic minorities
_noemaile relationships with local non-profit agencies so as to foster opportunities for Engedi to help develop new cross cultural relationships
Communicate local opportunities to step across cultural boundaries to CABLE group leaders
Communicate to the congregation and staff regarding the vision and importance of our cross cultural value
Prepare and administer the cross cultural ministries budget
Assist in_noemailmunication of missional life initiatives
Oversee Spanish Translation Team
Oversee additional staff members as deemed necessary in the future
Participate in staff meetings (staff meets 2x/month)

Position Information:

Job Title:
Cross Cultural Director
Time Type:
Part Time
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Church Size:
750 - 1000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Engedi Church
Contact Name:
Bob Wollam
710 Chicago Drive
Suite 300
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