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Mars Hill Bible Church

Education Pastor/Director

Mars Hill Bible Church
Grandville, Michigan, United States


Date Posted: 05/09/2017
Categories: Other Pastor - Teaching Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Primary Purpose & Function

Creates educational and formational experiences that lead the Mars Hill community to greater depth and maturity.  This should be accomplished primarily by creating and leading a year-long Spiritual Formation school in addition to other formation courses and learning environments.

Qualifications & Experience Specific Responsibilities

  1. Create, Direct and Advance a year-long Spiritual Formation school
  • Direct the initiative as the primary leader (co-created with Lead Pastor)
  • Create a robust team of teachers – including MH staff and guest Professors and Pastors  (may also teach when applicable)
  • Advance the initiative through community promotion, annual assessment and quality improvement.
  • Work with Ministry Assistant to execute administration of the program (including, but not limited to, promotion, email, scheduling, purchases, reservations, printed material, etc.)

 

  1. Create and Teach 2-3 Formation Courses per year
  • Discern necessary formation courses (2-4 weeks in duration) for the community (these may be integrated into the year long Formation school if applicable)
  • Work with Adult Life and Family Life to understand what courses might benefit their ministries
  • Evaluate all courses and prioritize which courses are to continue
  • Work with Ministry Assistant to execute administration of the courses (including, but not limited to, promotion, email, scheduling, purchases, reservations, printed material, etc.)
  • All courses subject to approval by Associate Pastor

 

  1. Coaching and Care for Ongoing Courses led by Leadership Community
  • Recruiting leaders to teach new courses that will advance the mission and vision of Mars Hill Bible Church
  • Coach and care for existing leaders teaching courses
  • Work with Ministry Assistant to execute administration of the courses (including, but not limited to, promotion, email, scheduling, purchases, reservations, classroom environments, printed material, etc)

 

  1. Participating as a team member on the Adult Life Team and as a part of the larger Mars Hill team
  • Attending bi-weekly meetings with Associate Pastor and bi-weekly Adult Life meetings with Lead Pastor and Mars Hill team meetings as scheduled
  • Willingness to participate as part of the Sunday Teaching Team, helping to design teaching series (when invited) and teaching on Sundays 2-4 times per year (number of Sunday subject to change)
  • Participating in ministry-wide events and activities as necessary (including but not limited to weddings, funerals, community-wide events other than Sunday morning gatherings) 
  • Assisting the Adult Life team with other tasks and projects under the direction of the Associate Pastor

 

5.   Participate as a fully invested member of the Mars Hill Pastoral Team.

  • Provide pastoral care, crisis management, crisis intervention, and resource connection
  • Anticipate and respond to the crisis and care needs of those in your care
  • Carry out pastoral responsibilities [as needed] such as:  weddings, funerals, child dedication services, baptisms, pastoral appointments, visitations, mentoring, Sunday care, and on-call responsibilities (approximately 5-7 days/year)
  • Availability and presence on Sunday mornings, providing proactive and responsive care
  • Train other staff and volunteer pastors in a specific area of expertise

 

 

Education Requirements

  • Graduate Degree Required

 

Position Details

            Team Leader:           Associate Pastor

            Payroll Status:          Salaried, exempt

            Office Hours:             Sundays 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 5:00- 8:00 p.m.

                                                Regular office hours as established in conjunction with the Associate Pastor