Pastor of Evangelism and Discipleship

Discipleship; Evangelism; Pastor
Full time with benefits

West EFC

Wichita, KS
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Job Description

General Description:

The role of the Pastor of Evangelism and Discipleship is to partner with WEFC ministries in developing fully devoted followers of Christ by intentionally building adults who know Christ and passionately pursuing those without Christ.

Ministry Responsibilities:

  • Model and develop a culture of evangelism and disciplemaking.
  • Oversee the recruitment, training and equipping of personnel to serve in Discipleship Ministries.
  • Maintain and refine existing Discipleship Ministries and evaluate the need for different ministries.
  • Strengthen and deepen the impact of Life Groups and D-groups in growing numbers of adults involved.
  • Oversee and provide leadership to the Staff and Volunteers (i.e. Adult Sunday School, MOPS, Life Groups [9 – 15 people mixed gender], D-groups [3 – 5 people, same gender, disciplemaking groups], Young Adults, Seniors, Welcome, and Men’s & Women’s Ministries) with a focus on the fulfillment of the church mission and calling.
  • Work with the Kids & Student Ministries to help parents to be primary disciplemakers of their children.
  • Pursue continued personal growth and development through reading, conferences, etc.
  • Fulfill other duties as needed for the success of the entire team or as specified by the Lead Pastor.
  • At the direction of the Lead Pastor, provide assistance in the following areas:
    • Be available for personal counseling within the congregation.
    • Provide pastoral care including hospital visitation, prayer for the sick, premarital counseling, etc.
    • Assist in Sunday morning responsibilities including preaching, baptisms, baby dedications and communion as deemed appropriate by the Lead Pastor.

Personal Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and model a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ that is alive and active.
  • Build and maintain relationships: with those at WEFC, those far from God and those within his family.
  • Commitment to grow and develop in our calling, core values and ministry expectations.
  • Continued lifestyle of personal and professional growth.

Reports to: Lead Pastor

About this Church

We are a church of 400 that has a heart to reach our city with Christ. We are trying to do this by helping people grow in their faith, mobilizing them to share their faith and planting churches. Our mission is to "develop fully devoted followers of Christ by intentionally building those that believe and passionately pursuing those who do not know Christ." We need a pacesetter in the area of evangelism. Is that you?

We are blessed with a generous church that embraces its part in the universal church that sends and supports missions work around the world and our nation.

We are also blessed with long-term staff that works hard and plays hard. Our lead pastor has been here for 22 years, our Student Ministry Pastor for 16 years and our worship/young adult pastor for seven years. We have a total of 13 people on part-time or full-time staff.