Pastor of Discipleship and Care

Vertical Church

Columbus, OH 43220

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Category: Associate Pastor

Church Size: 250 - 500

Salary: Not specified

Posted on: June 20, 2024

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Essential Roles & Responsibilities:
- Work with the Senior Pastor to execute the BSC Vision and Core Values, as you model it in personal participation
- Primary responsibility given for oversight, supervision, training, development, and coaching of the small group ministry team
- Empower and enable a culture of biblical mutual ministry within our small groups (called Grace Groups in our church)
- Oversee and engage in various Pastoral Care needs of members and attendees
- Implement and train our church family using the Transformed training resources (levels 2-6), helping implement Biblical Soul Care (BSC) discipleship model within our church family
- Consult discreetly with BSC leaders and staff on difficult counseling cases
- Oversee the coordinators of Freedom Groups and teach as needed
- Provide goals and strategies for BSC team growth; Maintain regular meetings with BSC staff and volunteers. Serve as the ambassador for BSC and must be able to cultivate leaders
- May be asked to engage and inform the elder board based situational needs
- Oversee various volunteer teams and encourage the team leaders

Work Experience Requirements:
- This position requires five years of experience or more in developing a healthy church-wide small group ministry in conjunction with providing pastoral care, discipleship, and counseling.
- We are looking for a proven leader and multiplier who can inspire and share their passion for helping people. This includes training leaders within our small group ministry on how to build a culture of intentional mutual ministry and disciple-making in their groups–balanced with other forms of personal discipleship and formal pastoral counseling.

Other Skills and Qualifications:
- Personal, growing relationship with Jesus; a strong capacity with the Word of God and committed to prayer.
- Must meet the spiritual and character qualifications of a deacon or elder as found in 1 Timothy 3:1-13 and Titus 1:6-9 and to exhibit the fruit of the Spirit as found in Galatians 5:22-23.
- Must be a member of Vertical Church or become a member upon employment
- Possess a deep love and commitment to the local church and be excited to see the church family grow
- Must have strong relational skills, energized by discipleship at all levels
- Collaborative team player within a staff culture of humility, hard work, and humor. Willingness to join the fantasy football league is a plus
- Good presentation skills–able to represent ministries from the stage
- Be a self-starter with drive, passion and initiative

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Pastor of Discipleship and Care
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Full Time
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250 - 500

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Tammy Kelley
1290 Old Henderson Rd
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