La Croix United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Discipleship/Spiritual Formation Pastor to lead and manage the Spiritual Formation Team, ensuring that every adult member and regular attendee at La Croix is invited into an intentional path of discipleship.
La Croix’s mission is “leading people to wholeheartedly follow Jesus” and this team is tasked with connecting people to their next steps: stage appropriate activities such as small groups, teaching events, and service opportunities (inside the church and in
mission beyond the walls) where relationships with other people can be cultivated and individuals can grow spiritually. This person will equip leaders and implement adult discipleship, and oversee congregational/pastoral care.
Candidate must have several years of experience in leadership and the areas adult discipleship and spiritual formation; a B.S. or B.A. degree in a related field; a Masters of Arts in Theology or Master of Divinity preferred (or be in pursuit of a degree).
Strong Christian faith and excellent leadership and communications skills are required.
La Croix Church is a young, large (average weekly attendance of 2,200+) United Methodist congregation with two campuses located in Cape Girardeau and Benton, MO. This person would work at the Cape Campus, where all central officing is housed.
Cape Girardeau is on the cusp of becoming a Metro Statistical Area. As the regional destination for healthcare, education, entertainment, shopping and employment, our city’s population swells to 100,000 daily. Two state-of-the-art hospitals sit within city
limits. Together, they serve over one million people from five states.