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Director of Congregational Care

Crossroads United Methodist Church

Washington, IL

Category: Family Pastor

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Job Description:

Job Summary: Director of Congregational Care serves to oversee and supervise the care of congregation members and the adult ministry teams and programs at Crossroads in order to achieve our mission to Glorify Jesus through Reaching Others, Growing Spiritually and Helping those in need.

Reports to: Directing Pastor and is part of church leadership

Status: Full-time exempt salaried position.

Essential Tasks:
Oversees and manages the congregational care ministries
o First point of contact for congregational care
o Oversees the staff and volunteers who handle the counseling and hospital visitation ministries
o Develop relationships and knowledge of local counselors that can be utilized for referrals
Executes the strategy as set by the Directing Pastor for adult discipleship ministries, with responsibility for corresponding ministry areas and lay teams; including but not limited to:
o We_noemailing, Outreach, Adult Discipleship, Prayer
Essential Competencies:
Ability to minister to congregation members and oversee others who share this ministry.
Problem-solving skills including conflict management and negotiation.
Project management skills including developing a plan, achieving objectives, and_noemailmunicating progress.
Supervisory skills including giving clear expectations and direction.
Team-building skills including recruitment, mentoring, and developing strengths within the team members.
Ability to work well under pressure and model a professional demeanor, servant's heart and a can-do attitude.
Highly self-motivated and self-directed.


Demonstrated experience coordinating multiple, simultaneous, large-scale volunteer initiatives.
Supervisory experience within a large organization.
Strong oral/written communication, including prompt follow-up & follow-through.
Ability to effectively and efficiently multi-task, prioritize and deal with interruptions while meeting timely deadlines.
Ability to assess performance and provide feedback.
Wesleyan theology preferred.
Preference given to person with ordination and/or ministry degree.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Congregational Care
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Family Pastor
50,000 - 60,000
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
750 - 1000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Crossroads United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
Donna Cimino
1420 N Main
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