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Westwood Baptist

Director of Discipleship

Westwood Baptist
Olympia, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 05/25/2017
Categories: Church Staff
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Westwood Baptist Church - Ministry Description


Position: Director of Discipleship & Missional Communities


Purpose: To provide a clear path of discipleship, moving people into Missional communities.  


Essential Qualifications:

  • Clear testimony of faith & growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Ability to embrace & implement Westwood’s “Renewing to Renew” vision & culture
  • A proven track record in leadership & ability to cultivate strong relationships
  • Forward-thinker, self-directed, producing results in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to provide strategic direction & team leadership for engaging our city through our Missional communities
  • Ability to develop staff & leaders who are willing to follow Jesus and proclaim His gospel to their neighbors in the city as well as systems to serve people in mission
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a staff member in a ministry leadership capacity
  • Seminary training or equivalent experience preferred



  • Serve on the Missional Communities Team and lead community group leaders
  • Oversee all community/discipleship environments & coaching Missional community leaders
  • Serve to champion the vision & culture of discipleship and Missional communities
  • Foster a strong, active, growing network by recruiting focused Missional community leaders, group members, and individuals interested in becoming part of the church’s Missional communities
  • Provide care and ongoing training of Westwood Missional community group leaders
  • Coordinate and monitor each newcomer’s steps to full engagement, commencing with “get-acquainted” & orientation processes
  • Assist in the development of an annual departmental budget & manage spending to budget
  • Assist in the development of a growing residency & intern program
  • Other duties as assigned


Accountability: The Director of Discipleship & Missional Communities is directly accountable to the Multiplication Pastor.

Hours & Compensation: The Director of Discipleship & Missional Communities is a full-time position with benefits. Compensation will commensurate with other positions in the church.