Director of Discipleship Position at Salem UMC in Council Bluffs, IA

Published on: 8/16/2017

Salem United Methodist Church in Council Bluffs, Iowa is seeking a Director of Discipleship. Salem United Methodist Church is a community of faith seeking to live out God’s call and claim on our lives as we Gather in celebration, Grow in Discipleship, and Go in Service. We have a traditional and a contemporary worship on Sunday’s and an Emergent style of worship on Wednesday’s. Sunday school classes for children 3yrs -5th grade (JAM Jesus and Me), Jr and Sr High Sunday school and Adult Sunday school. Position: Director of Discipleship Reports to Pastor Effective Date: Status: Full Time FLSA: Exempt Salary 25,000-35,000 DOQ Position Summary The director of Discipleship will provide dynamic leadership and oversight for the Christian Education Program. Will have primary responsibility for Sunday School, Nursery, Youth and Adult Faith Formation and missional outreach. Additional duties: • Be present at church on Sunday mornings • Assist at the Manna Campus when needed • Attend staff meeting and other committee meetings when necessary Key Job Skills: • Design and implement faith formation strategies for all ages • Develop a volunteer base • Manage conflict • Be able to relate to all kinds of people in different situations • Technology skills: word processing, Excel, all social media platforms, Media Shout, ProPresenter, Power Point Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, psychology, or other relevant social science preferred. A degree in Christian Education is highly desirable. Other related training and volunteer work in Christian Education will also be considered. To Apply: please send cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to Rev. Diana Northcutt

Contact: Rev Diana Northcutt

Address: 14955 Somerset Ave Council Bluffs IA 51503