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Grace Church Reno

Connections Director

Grace Church Reno
Reno, Nevada, United States

Date Posted: 01/28/2016
Categories: Discipleship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

General Information

Church name:              Grace Church

Position open:             Connections Director



Foster a vibrant culture of following after Jesus Christ.



Grace Church is looking for a high-capacity servant leader who is relationally contagious, a positive culture setter, and forward movement initiator.


Church History

Grace Church Reno began in May of 1990. Two small churches in Reno decided to go completely against the current trend and merge into one functional, growing body of believers called Grace Community Church. About 180 people attended that first worship service at Lawlor Events Center. For the next five years, Grace Church thrived in a mobile setting and set up and tore down each weekend at Lawlor, all while growing rapidly. Eventually, a plot of land was purchased on Robb Drive, finally giving Grace Church a permanent home, where they serve the community today.


On January 26, 1996, the first worship services were held in the new facility, but there was an immediate challenge in that the church had already outgrown the building. Soon, multiple services were offered each weekend and by 2000, the leaders of Grace Church were vigorously praying about how to deal with the facility demands of the rapidly growing church. In 2003, Grace expanded the size of the parking lot and the Worship Center. More classrooms and office space were also added to make room for the busy weekend services and also an on-site preschool.  Between 2007 and 2010 Grace continued to see strong attendance growth, culminating in planting Living Stones Church in the downtown area. 


In 2012, Grace Church opened a new worship facility that seats close to 1200 people.  It is complete with cutting edge audio/visual technology, and additional ministry spaces, including a dynamic large foyer with café.  All other church facilities have been completely updated to match the new building – children’s and student spaces are excellent.  (See also:


Church DNA & Doctrine

Grace’s overarching mission is to love God with all of our hearts, love all people, and tell the world about Jesus.  We live this out by embodying the DNA of being: Culturally Relevant, Biblically Founded, Kingdom Minded, Grace-Based, Externally Focused.  Grace’s basic doctrine statement can be read at:


Job Description

The Connections Director oversees all adult discipleship efforts and works alongside other directors to develop strategy for the entire church.


To Apply

Interested and experienced candidates may submit applications to Grace Church, Attn.: Jill Halki, via email to  Applications should include:


  • A cover letter or video link (3 minutes or less) communicating your heart for leadership in the area of discipleship and the church at large, a short explanation of why you believe you’re qualified, and lastly, three unique skills or convictions you bring to the local church.
  • 1- page resume
  • Social media links