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Design, build and grow a disciples making disciples movement within Wooddale church using the existing framework of groups and one-to-one mentoring. Oversee and lead the strategy of “disciples making disciples” for all campus locations. This role will be done in partnership with Campus Pastors, Discipleship team, and through developing a team of lay-leaders at campus locations.



Baccalaureate degree, advanced degree in leadership and/or divinity desirable.
Strong knowledge of and passion for Christian discipleship through small groups.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
3-5 years of management and/or leadership experience.
Proven ability to recruit and develop leaders and lead a lay-led disciple-making ministry.
Proven ability to build and grow a vibrant discipleship ministry.
Be a regular participant in public worship at Wooddale Church and remain a member in good standing of Wooddale Church.
Subscribe to and affirm the Statement of Faith and Covenant of Wooddale Church.



Significantly grow the disciples-making-disciples model of ministry so this becomes the primary path of discipleship at Wooddale Church.
Provide senior level leadership of all discipleship related ministries at Wooddale Church. This includes, but is not limited to: Adult ministries (Men’s Women’s & Midweek), Groups (Community & LifeGroups), Pastoral Care, Baptisms, Connections, and Celebrate Recovery.
Partner with all ministries to ensure the “disciples-making-disciples” model is being used and promoted church-wide.
Establish reporting systems to help Wooddale evaluate the effectiveness of ministry. This includes weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting as well as other evaluative methods to know if Wooddale is succeeding in making disciples who make disciples.
Develop a strong knowledge of other discipleship and small group programs at leading churches, and adopt best practices to grow and mature the ministry at Wooddale.
Regularly meet with Discipleship team members.
Develop staff leadership skills resulting in people who are effectively trained and empowered to minister.
Manage budgets of Discipleship ministries.
Fulfill pastoral duties as needed, including but not limited to weddings, funerals, and pastoral counseling.



Report to the Executive Pastor.
Supervise Discipleship team.
Relate to campus pastors & ministry pastors.



Typical schedule includes weekday hours as well as weekend services and responsibilities.
Schedule includes working evenings, weekend, and extended hours as holidays and other events require.
Requires the ability to regularly commute to and work from the campuses as needed.



This job operates in an office setting and will include using standard office equipment. The employee is regularly required to talk or hear and frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and reach with hands and arms. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


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