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Christian Life Center

Discipleship Pastor

Christian Life Center
Dayton, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 01/26/2009
Categories: Discipleship Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Christian Life Center (a growing church averaging 2300 at our weekend services) is located in the heart of the Miami Valley, just north of Dayton, Ohio at the “Crossroads of America”. We are seeking a full time Discipleship Pastor that can help lead the vision, direction and goals of the Discipleship Director. This person will not only manage the operational functions of our Small Groups and Young Adults, but equip and prepare them to communicate and cultivate relationships with lay leaders.

Primary Responsibilities Include:
- Small Groups
• Manage and develop a group of Small Group Leaders through “Shepherd Teams”
• Identify and recruit leaders and assist them in recruiting and building their teams
• Establish positive relationships with leaders by regular communication and interaction with them
• Develop, research and oversee ways to communicate, support and equip leaders to become more effective in leading
relationally strong spiritual groups
• Lead at least two Small Group launches per ministry year
• Research, review and recommend resources and curriculum to leaders, provide on the Small Group website section of
the main CLC site
• Provide and oversee a process to assimilate unconnected individuals into new or existing groups
• Manage and monitor the Small Group budgets throughout the year
• Draft and submit the annual Small Group budgets to the Discipleship Director
• Assist the Discipleship Director in creating, training and maintaining a path of development for Small Group Leaders and
Prayer Leaders from recruitment stage to fully equipped
• Identify and support key leaders who are willing and gifted to assist in the training

- Young Adults
• Lead/teach weekly Next Step Class and oversee all activity
• Build a leadership infrastructure using Young Adults
• Communicate and interact regularly with leaders to establish positive relationships with them
• Identify and support key leaders who are willing and gifted to assist in the training
• Develop a plan for spiritual and numerical growth
• Engage Young Adults to serve and use their gifts in the larger context of CLC

- Pastoral Duties
• Minister through ongoing responsibilities like weddings, funerals, and hospital visits
• Perform rotational on-call duties one week per two months

Job requirements include a Bachelors Degree and experience in related fields. Please check out our website at - a job description and application can be found under Resources/Employment. Resumes may be sent to Gerry Pass at or mailed to:

Gerry Pass
Christian life Center
3489 Little York Road
Dayton, Ohio 45414-1764

937-898-8811 ext. 219