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Shady Grove UMC

Director of Spiritual Formation

Shady Grove UMC
Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 09/10/2015
Categories: Christian Education
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Director of Spiritual Formation (Full-Time)

Shady Grove United Methodist Church, located in beautiful Hanover County, near Richmond, Virginia is offering a full-time opportunity to lead a Christ-centered multi-dimensional Spiritual Formation program. We are seeking a self-starting, Spirit-driven person with a demonstrated ability to envisage, develop, coordinate and lead a comprehensive program of spiritual formation, which includes education, nurture and small group ministry across all age groups. The successful candidate will have knowledge of United Methodist polity with a clear understanding of Wesleyan theology and thought. A degree in Christian education or equivalent is highly preferred, but ministry experience may be a suitable substitute. Candidate must have a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, recruit, teach, coach and lead lay-leadership while developing all age groups in their spirituality – skills generally acquired through 5-7 years of experience. Candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office suite software and other job related applications and social media. Organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate through a broad variety of channels to children, youth and adults is a must. Supervisory experience is preferred. Salary, including benefits, will be commensurate with education and experience. For Job Description go to Send your resume to: Jay Kelchner, Lead Pastor, Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 8209 Shady Grove Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111