Community Engagement Minister – Indiana Campus

Missions & Outreach
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Job Description
The Community Engagement Minister will serve to further the disciple-making mission and vision of Southeast Christian Church by serving as a bridge between their campus and the surrounding community. This is done through fostering relationships with people, schools, churches, and organizations and through unleashing SECC members and attendees to love members of their community one at a time by living out SECC’s Mantras. They should be a natural disciple maker whose heartbeat is to love people where they are by living on mission in the community and influencing others to do the same. This is a pastoral role in which the focus is time spent immersed in the community as well as partnering with other campus ministries to engage said community. This person will ensure the alignment with the overarching mission, vision, and strategies of Southeast Christian Church in relation to community engagement and transformation.   THIS IS US! We’re a growing, multi-site, Bible-based community in the greater Louisville area including southern Indiana with a passion for connecting people to Jesus & one another. We value: Connection over production (John 15:5). Risk & adventure over safety & comfort (John 3:8). Innovation over tradition (Luke 5:19). Personal engagement over attendance (Luke 9:62). Expressive worship over religious rituals (Luke 7:38). THIS IS WHAT YOU WOULD GET TO DO:   Engage in mission/vision of SECC by unleashing and shepherding missional communities, namely of SECC members and attendees, in their campus’ surrounding community Identify/recruit, train, unleash and provide ongoing coaching of SECC members and attendees who are developing disciple-makers in pursuit of connecting people to Jesus and one another in their community Have a close working relationship with other campus ministries and Campus Pastor in order to align community engagement ministry to the campus discipleship model and facilitate engagement opportunities between campus and community Oversee Campus Missions Team in partnership with Campus Pastor and SECC Missions Department Partner with campus’ adult team (i.e. Campus Pastor, Connections Minister, Women’s Ministry Leader, etc.) in connection of new members/attendees to engagement within SECC, both on campus and in the community (i.e. Starting Point, Membership Class, campus hosting, etc.) Engage and partner with local faith/like-minded leaders embedded in the community for purposes of prayer, restoration and community transformation Develop and foster relationships with local schools, churches, and other organizations Invest in community through local leadership/organizational infrastructure (housing associations, chamber of commerce etc. In partnership with Ministry CDT Lead and Campus Pastor, have an eye for potential campus expansion opportunities in assigned zip code area Develop tools and training aids to support missional communities and equip SECC members and attendees for missional living within their community Other pastoral duties as assigned; such as, baptisms, weddings, funerals, MOC, etc.   YOU ALREADY OWN:     A love for the lost in our community, and a demonstrated ability to, maturely, serve and interact well with people from all ages and walks of life Lots of experience overseeing volunteers and leaders Demonstrated experience identifying, recruiting and developing lay leaders Strong organizational skills Decisive/Solutions oriented/Conflict management skills High levels of self-motivation and drive, and an entrepreneurial spirit   OUR EXPECTATIONS!   Undergraduate degree required Ordained into ministry (or pursuant within first 90 days of employment) Must make best effort to live in, or move to, assigned region within first year of employment Must be a mature Christian who is thoroughly grounded in the Word of God, demonstrates a commitment to the doctrine and practice of SECC and the Restoration Movement Engaged member of Southeast Christian Church who supports the Statement of Faith and submits to the leadership established by the church