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Crossroads UM Church

Outreach Director

Crossroads UM Church
Oakdale, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 03/02/2016
Categories: Outreach
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Crossroads Outreach Director will recruit, train and organize the people of Crossroads to be Sent with Power and Love to a Broken World.  The heart of this position is to mobilize Crossroaders to engage in our surrounding community with Good News and Good Works.  The Outreach Director will work through our small groups to help form Missional Communities that will serve and evangelize their friends, families, co-workers and those in our community with the Love of Jesus. A good framework for this position would be to: Oversee the reaching of those outside of our walls and guiding them to becoming Disciples who make Disciples.

Specialized Skill Sets / Gifts:

  • A strong passion for evangelism
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Innovation and forward thinking
  • Enjoys a group vision and collaborating with a team to improve existing programs and enhance systems and procedures
  • Effective administration and planning skills
  • Able to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • Able to work with deadlines and pressures while maintaining attention to detail, diligence and commitment to excellence
  • A demonstrated ability to work with staff, interns, and volunteers while creating an atmosphere of cooperation and motivation
  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail
  • Gifts of Evangelism, missions, mercy, discipleship, and leadership
  • Oversees and manages the outreach budget


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organizes the Outreach/ Evangelistic efforts of Crossroads
  • Connects and works with Small Groups through Missional Communities
  • Organizes Church-wide outreach efforts
  • Oversees and organizes Missional Community overall strategic outreach efforts and calendar
  • Develops strategy to reach the unchurched
  • Promotes the Outreach efforts effectively through inner church communications and social media
  • Works in coordination with the message series or evangelistic outreach events on the weekend to maximize attendance and outreach effort
  • Trains/ Equips/ Recruits Leaders
  • Connects with key businesses and communities in our region
  • Oversees and implements outreach calendar in connection with the Lead Team and the Creative Team
  • Oversees and directs the Hospitality Ministry which includes: Ushers, Greeters, Parking and Oversight Team
  • Organizes a team to follow up with new guests through phone calls and other forms of social media
  • Implements volunteer system at Crossroads which will help new people to connect to existing ministries
  • Oversees the Welcome Center
  • Coachs network of 5 - 7 small groups