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Southside United Methodist Church

Director of Evangelism

Southside United Methodist Church
Jackskonville, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 08/01/2012
Categories: Church Staff - Other
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Application Process: Southside United Methodist located on the point of San Jose Blvd and Hendricks Avenue in Jacksonville Florida is seeking a Director of Evangelism. Listed below are the specific position details and information about this position. Just as we are sure you are looking for the church that is a perfect fit for you, we are ? of course, looking for the right person to be a perfect fit for our church. That ?perfect fit? will not come out of either of us, checking a few boxes on a list of qualifications, therefore we have outlined the process and would like to start with your cover letter . In this cover letter we need the following; an explanation of what is leading you to apply, anything you feel we need to know that is relevant and not on your resume, and your salary requirements. Please include a resume that details your experience and connects the minimum qualifications outlined below. Candidates that move to the next step of the process will be asked to complete an application and specific set of questions surrounding the job roles and responsibilities. The Search Committee will review these resumes and may conduct personal phone interviews as part of this process. Those selected for a second interview will be interviewed in person. Once the most qualified candidate is lead to us, and offer is made, our hope is to have this person join us by no later than September 17, 2012. After prayerful consideration all passionate candidates for this position, should send their cover letters and resume to no later than noon on Monday August 13, 2012.
Job Description POSITION/TITLE: Director of Evangelism STATUS: Full-time/Salaried (Exempt from overtime) with Benefits REPORTS TO: Pastor/ Evangelism Committee/SPRC Committee WEBSITE:
Main Responsibilities & Required Duties -To develop and implement strategies for Southside United Methodist to win people for Jesus Christ - To reach and bring the unconnected, non-churched, disinterested, and not yet ?Christians throughout the Southside community to SUMC. -To inspire and equip the Southside United Methodist community in personal and corporate evangelism -In consultation with the Sr. Pastor and Associate Pastor, develop a team of volunteer leaders within the congregation and Evangelism committee, providing regular guidance and assistance. -Design and develop the processes and systems to reach first time visitors, new members and others that are not currently engaged and involved in the life of Southside United Methodist -To shape a culture of missional livings so that people are inspired to reach beyond their own wants to go and make Disciples of Christ. -To train the staff and the congregation in the practice of Evangelism and Christian Discipleship. -To develop a superior relationship with volunteers and other administrators and pastoral staff members -Serve as a subject matter expert on all matters related to Evangelism and Outreach to include providing leadership to current programs -Attend and engage in staff meetings as needed -To collaborate and integrate a process of converting and assimilating new members in a timely manner from new members to disciples with the appropriate Staff -Other responsibilities as directed by the Senior Pastor -Unwavering commitment to the United Methodist Church
Minimum Qualifications to apply: -An evident and flourishing relationship with Jesus Christ -Passion and deep love for all people -An ease of communicating with all members of the human race -Multi-tasking and team-building skills -Strong initiative and organizational planning -A fully supportive spouse (if married) -Extensive Knowledge of the Wesleyan Tradition -Experience in recruiting and training as well as leading volunteers -A Master?s Degree preferred, a Bachelor?s Degree required -Computer Literate and Social Networking Experienced
The Win: Winning in this position will be evident when men and women are coming to faith through the ministries and programs at Southside United Methodist Church. Every minister and leader values and initiates effort to reach the lost. Our culture is one of outreach to the communities we serve.
Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications - Faith in Christ and personal commitment to the Ministry of the Gospel