Shady Grove United Methodist Church -- Mechanicsville
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March 2021
Director of Discipleship (Full-Time)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church (Mechanicsville), near Richmond, Virginia, is offering a full-time opportunity to lead a Christ-centered multi-dimensional Discipleship Ministries program.  We are seeking a self-starting, Spirit-driven person with a demonstrated ability to envisage, develop, coordinate and lead a comprehensive program of spiritual formation and discipleship, which includes education, missions, and small group ministry across all age groups, with a heavy emphasis on youth and young adult ministry. This person will have demonstrated the ability to work with a team, and will support and supervise part-time staff in the areas of youth and young adult ministries and children’s ministry.  The successful candidate will have knowledge of United Methodist polity with a clear understanding of Wesleyan theology and thought.  A degree in Christian education or equivalent is required, and advanced study is preferred. Candidate must have a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, recruit, teach, coach and lead lay-leadership.  Candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office suite software and other job related applications and social media.  Organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate through a broad variety of channels to children, youth and adults is a must.  Supervisory experience is preferred.  Salary, including benefits, will be commensurate with education and experience.  Click here for full job description.
Send your resume to:
Jay Kelchner, Lead Pastor
Shady Grove United Methodist Church
8209 Shady Grove Road
Mechanicsville, Virginia, 23111