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Director of Discipleship star

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Scioto Ridge UMC

Hilliard, Ohio, United States

Date Posted:
Associate Pastor - Christian Education - Church Staff - Discipleship Pastor - Pastoral Care Pastor - Small Group Pastor - Teaching Pastor - Young Adult Pastor
United Methodist
Church Size:
501 to 750
Job Type:
Scioto Ridge UMC
Job Description:


4343 Dublin Rd. Hilliard, OH 43026



Position Title:  Director of Discipleship


Type of Employment:  Salary with Housing


Reports To: Senior Pastor


General Description:

The Director of Discipleship will provide leadership and oversight for all guest follow-up, Group Ministries, and the connection of members and participants into serving ministries/opportunities.   The Director of Discipleship will accomplish her/his duties through leadership and vision casting as well as recruiting, equipping, and connecting individuals into small group leadership and serving opportunities. 


Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be a growing disciple of Christ who is deepening their walk with Jesus and models this for others.
  • Fruitful Discipleship experience in a congregation of 450+ in attendance
  • A self-starter and relational individual
  • Ability to mentor adult leaders and passion for discipling ministries
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Level degree in Christian Ministry (Master’s Level is preferred)
  • Submit willingly to United Methodist theology and practice


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all group ministries of the church
  • Train, equip, and launch new Life Group leaders
  • Create and Implement a holistic discipleship pathway in order to assimilate regular participants and members into the life of the church through group ministries and serving opportunities
  • Work with the Director of Children and Family Ministries and the Director of Youth Ministries to ensure the discipleship pathway is cohesive for birth through adult ages. 
  • Oversee guest follow-up procedures and systems
  • Assist in worship and preaching duties when needed
  • Assist in pastoral care needs
  • Oversee the missional projects of the church


Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist in new members classes to connect with new members
  • Attend weekly worship planning and staff meetings
  • All other duties as assigned


Training and Support Provided

  • Housing
  • Employment is governed by the Scioto Ridge UMC Personnel Policy Manual
  • Reimbursement account for meals, trainings, resources, and gas mileage

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Pastor Jason Wellman



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