Discipleship Pastor

Westside Church of the Nazarene
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 05/08/2018
Categories: Discipleship Pastor
Denominations: Church of the Nazarene
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Westside Church: Discipleship Pastor


One Sentence Job Description: Oversee the discipleship strategy for the purposes of retention and spiritual growth.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Increase the retention rates of attendees by assimilating them into the following:
  • Small groups
  • Membership
  • Ministry
  • Curriculum
  • Provide Organization and Training for the following:
  • Greeters Ministry
  • Communion Servers Team
  • Security Team
  • Small Group Leaders
  • Sunday School Teachers
  • Pastoral care as a part of the pastoral team.
  • Serve as the staff liaison to the both Missions Team and the Board of Stewards.
  • Participation in the worship services as directed by the Sr. Pastor.
  • Attend the weekly Monday staff meeting.
  • Attend all church functions.
  • Attend the monthly board meeting.
  • Routine communication with the Sr. Pastor is expected.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Sr. Pastor.


How will you know if you are succeeding?

  • Retention rates of guests exceed 25%.
  • You develop a clear and measurable discipleship process.
  • Volunteers are routinely added to ministries.
  • You are spending time with people in and out of the office.
  • Small Groups are growing both in attendance and in the number of groups we have.
  • You are pursuing excellence in your duties. The Sr. Pastor will provide feedback.


Additional Information

  • Required: 4-6 years relevant experience.
  • Ordained: Must be ordained in the Church of the Nazarene or a Wesleyan Denominaiton.
  • Track Record: A proven record of success.
  • Direct Report: Senior Pastor.
  • Reviews: There will be a 90 day review. Annual reviews are held every February.
  • Office Hours: Daily 9-5. Sundays 8:30-12:30.
  • Vacation: As outlined in the church employee handbook.
  • Salary Range: $60,000.
  • Professional Expenses: $5,000 annually.
  • It is expected that your family is involved in the ministry.

It is expected that you tithe regularly.

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