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Director of Small Groups and Family Life
Ooltewah UMC
Ooltewah, Tennessee (near Chattanooga)

Date Posted: 1/1/2017
Categories: Small Groups; Family Life
Denomination: United Methodist
Church Size: 1200 members; 500 worship attendance
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

Job Description:
Position Summary
OUMC seeks a full-time Director of Small Groups and Family Life who will provide strategic leadership for the spiritual formation of people of all ages by the building and enhancing of small groups and family ministries.

OUMC is a thriving and expanding church located in a growing suburban area of Chattanooga, TN. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The ministry of the church is organized around four core areas: Worship, Grow, Serve and Reach.

The small group ministry of the church consists of Sunday School groups, supported by a network of off-campus groups and short-term group opportunities. The role of the DSGFL is to support and enhance existing groups while continuing to create new groups among those not yet connected to a small group. The DSGFL will develop systems to incorporate those not yet connected into small groups.

The church has a balanced demographic of age groups and boasts a vibrant youth and children’s ministry. The primary roles of the DSGFL will be to lead the staff directors of youth and children’s ministry and create systems to encourage cross generational interaction. Additionally, will work in partnership with Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator (Lay Volunteers) of the Grow Area Triad.

Qualifications
• BA or BS Degree • Biblical and Theological studies (Preferred study in United Methodist doctrine and polity) • 5+ years serving on a church with 400+ worship attendance or a parachurch staff • experience in leading staff • ongoing participation in a small group • leadership in a small group • experience working with children and/or youth

Core Competencies
• Deep faith in Christ • Integrity • Trustworthy • Team player • Ongoing learner • Passion for involving people in small groups • Strong people skills • Work with all age groups • Self-motivated • Excellent planning and organizational skills • Excellent communication and presentation skills – verbal (one-on-one and public forums) and written • Delegates • Inspires, recruits and trains volunteers

Applications
For complete job description see website: www.oumclive.org. Please submit your cover letter, resume and references to Rob Pollard, [email protected] by January 31.

Ooltewah UMC

OUMC is a thriving and expanding church located in a growing suburban area of Chattanooga, TN. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The ministry of the church is organized around four core areas: Worship, Grow, Serve and Reach.