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Upper Valley Community Church

Piqua, Ohio, United States

Date Posted:
Discipleship Pastor
Church of the Nazarene
Church Size:
501 to 750
Job Type:
Upper Valley Community Church
Job Description:

Think connecting people to the church (“First Impressions”), serving (volunteer teams) and growing (discipleship). The Connections Pastor is responsible for helping people take their next steps beyond the weekend or event they come to. 

That includes: 


·        Developing a warm rapport with other people and work for the win of seeing people connect with each other

·        Creating & leading a seamless process of Guest Services (Parking lot attendants, Greeters, Campus Hosts, & Ushers)

·        Establishing processes, systems and the right “touches” to help people take the next steps in their journey here at UVCC

·        Helping create Next Step opportunities for those newer to UVCC

·        Facilitating the process of helping people begin the process of making 7 friend’s

·        Developing events and systems to help new attendees connect to the church

·        Making the church visible in the community through direct mailings, social media and other avenues

·        Developing and maintaining a process of assimilation into the life and ministry of the church which tracks them from their first visit all the way through to serving in their ministry

·        Overseeing & maintaining the church data base for assimilation & becoming proficient in ACS Connections

·        Identifying and developing leaders who can advance the gospel through UVCC

·        Serving people by helping them through life’s transitions such as wedding, funerals and with counseling       


·        Coordinating one-on-one discipleship opportunities for adults and teens with trained and Godly mentors

·        Working with the Discipleship and Teaching Pastor to connect people into groups or service opportunities where they can grow spiritually and create real relationship

·        Teaching classes that disciple and grow the church

·        Being one of the voices in our weekend services  through Preaching 


·        Helping envision and then launch a new off-site venue

·        Being a learner who continually helps us become more of what God is calling us to be both in methods, strategy and personal spiritual growth

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About the Church

Upper Valley Community Church

Upper Valley Community Church was founded in July of 1994 by a small group of people who wanted to UVCC Outside Crosshelp others come to know Jesus and the life He created for them. From the beginning, UVCC has continually focused on being a place for people who had previously “tried” church and found it irrelevant. Our purpose has always been to help people rediscover God and connect them with others on the same journey.