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The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection

Director of Group Life

The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection
Leawood, Kansas, United States


Date Posted: 01/18/2012
Categories: Discipleship Pastor - Small Group Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Church of the Resurrection is one of America's fastest-growing churches and one of the largest churches in the Methodist denomination. More than 15,000 people worship, study and serve at Resurrection's campuses in Leawood, Kansas, Western Johnson County, Blue Springs and Downtown Kansas City, Missouri. We are committed to changing lives, transforming our community and renewing the mainline church. We are seeking a Director of Group Life Ministry to provide direct leadership and oversight for our small group ministry as well as discipleship efforts for single adults, young adults, senior adults, and college students. Participation in small groups is key to helping people become deeply committed Christians and live the vision of the church as they move toward Christian maturity and grow in theological information (knowing God), spiritual transformation (loving God) and daily living their faith (serving God). The Director of Group Life Ministry is responsible for developing, championing, and implementing efforts to connect people into small groups, maintain healthy small group leadership, and ensure the spiritual vitality of groups. Successful candidates will have Bachelor's degree in a related field with additional theological training and education preferred, along with 7+ years demonstrated success in church leadership within a discipleship minsitry. Additional qualifications include prior supervision, project management, and understanding and appreciation of the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church. If you have passion for the purpose, vision and journey of Church of the Resurrection and are committed to small group ministry and discipleship of adults, please submit your resume, with salary history, to hrdir@cor.org. Visit our website at www.cor.org to learn more.