CrossLife Church's vision is to see people share the gospel of Jesus wherever they live, work, play and go so the sun will not set on the ministry of CrossLife Church. The Minister of Evangelism and Missions plays an integral role in accomplishing this vision as they are responsible for overseeing and implementing the church's evangelism and missions ministries, training volunteers and actively participating in the evangelism ministry to influence others for Christ and bring them into the church. This includes leading the effort to maintain a comprehensive missions program through exploring local, national, and global mission opportunities, keeping the church informed regarding potential and ongoing mission involvement/partnerships and serving as a liaison between the church and its missionaries.
Responsible to the Senior Pastor and Senior Associate Pastor
Serve as part of the ministerial staff of CrossLife Church
Work with the other department heads to achieve an integrated approach to ministry
Supervise the evangelism and mission ministry volunteers
Develop strategy, leading and implementing the church's evangelism and missions ministries
Teach, train, develop leaders and organize ministry of evangelism and missions
Develop the annual budget for Evangelism and Missions.
Function in an interactive and cross-functional relationship with all other ministries and support areas of the church.
o Identify and implement a church-wide evangelism training program
o Plan and implement ongoing church-wide evangelistic events that include methods to mobilize our members to invite the unchurched and unsaved.
o Assist the Senior Pastor and staff in planning evangelistic events
o Recruit, train and lead Decision Counselors who assist those who have made decisions in our services and other ministries
o Lead Foundations class for new adult believers and members
o Lead our baptism efforts through follow up on new believers for baptism and church membership
o Coordinate our church's efforts in area-wide partnerships for evangelistic events
o Coordinate with our staff in completing weekly First Time Guest follow up
o Work with the Communications ministry to develop a strategy to keep the church informed about the impact of evangelistic efforts
o Supervise a reporting system that reflects accountability for outreach and evangelism efforts
o Give direction and assistance to various groups within the church that are planning and participating in local, national and global mission trips and partnerships. This is primarily in an advisory capacity with regular opportunities to participate in these trips where appropriate.
o Act as a liaison with missionaries and organizations the church supports
o Assist staff to recruit and equip church members for local missions and short-term mission trips.
o Plan and implement annual Global Impact Conference at the church for missions giving.
o Research, locate, validate and follow up on mission projects, opportunities and needs within the local community as well as home and foreign mission fields
o Work with the Communications ministry to develop a strategy to keep the church informed about the impact of mission efforts
Ministerial Duties as Assigned by the Pastor
Minister on Call rotation
Other duties as assigned