Director of Discipleship

Trinity United Methodist Church

Job Description

The Director of Discipleship (DOD) will be responsible for the Christian Education program of Trinity UMC. The DOD will recruit and train volunteers for Trinity's programs including adult small groups and youth groups. The DOD will also maintain programs of outreach and nurture for the congregation. The DOD is responsible for collaborating with Pastors, Staff and lay leadership to create a faith community committed to becoming mature disciples of Jesus Christ. The DOD will work with all ages and stages of life in the development of processes by which disciples will grow their faith and spiritual gifts through prayer, Bible study, stewardship, evangelism, and mission.

Key Job Skills: Relates well to and can work with all kinds of personalities

Relates to volunteers with varying skill and biblical levels and trains as needed

Is a team player

Able to set goals and prioritize work projects for effective execution

Is comfortable reporting to the Senior Pastor

Proficient in all Microsoft Suite software programs

Ability to navigate current social media platforms and monitor as needed Trinity's social media platforms

Develop immediately an assimilation process for perspective new church members to become fruitful disciples

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or On The Job performance that can be verified with previous employers. Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Christian Education or Christian Discipleship


Willingness to seek additional certifications or education as required by the Sr. Pastor and the Staff-Parish Ministry

Pass a background check to include state and federal background

Pass drug testing prior to the beginning of employment and/or on demand after employment

Understanding of Biblical knowledge in the traditional Christian practice and in the Wesleyan theology and tradition


Salary starting at $51,000

Exempt - no benefits

Expectation of minimum weekly hours - 50

Church and Community:

Stable Community of 7,500 population. Store fronts full with vibrant community activities throughout the year

Located in Northeast Iowa - Charles City. Close to Mason City and Waterloo

Church is the hub for many community activities including school music performances and school plays

Midwestern town with traditional values

Great place to raise a family with affordable housing and great schools

Church is 50 years old this year and desires to thrive through multiple worship styles and outward mission into the community and world

About Trinity United Methodist Church

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Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
High School Diploma

Date Posted
1 year ago
Charles City, Iowa

United Methodist

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