Missions & Connection Minister - Full Time - The Church at Avenue South

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The Missions & Connection Minister is responsible to the church, under the direction of the Campus & Teaching Pastor for coordinating, implementing and evaluating the local and global serving efforts of the campus. Additionally, the Missions & Connection Minister is responsible for implementing, maintaining and evaluating the church’s assimilation and guest services ministries; This is a full-time position.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES may include but are not limited to the following:

MISSIONS

·        Provide equipping & supervision for any campus staff or key leaders associated with local & global missions.

·        Plan & implement strategic and operational goals for the campus, including processes and systems. 

·        Consistently develop ongoing partnerships with campus-specific Hope For The World partners.

·        Plan, organize and implement short-term mission journeys & mobilize congregants for participation.

·        Consistently promote & raise awareness within the congregation about local & global serving opportunities.

·        Serve as the campus missions liason to the Brentwood Campus missions staff.

·        Maintain a detailed process for capturing stories of life-transformation and decisions for Christ, as a result of local & global missions opportunities.

CONNECTION

·        Plan, promote, and facilitate Discover classes, including Discover Us and Discover You (PLACE.)

·        Maintain the systems & processes for assimilating new members into discipleship and service.

·        Provide oversight to ensure campus staff is providing follow-up with 1st time guests & visitors.

·        Provide oversight & leadership to the following lay-led teams: ushers, greeters, hospitality, parking.

·        Consistently identity, recruit and enlist new volunteers to serve on these guest services teams.

·        Quarterly ensure that all safety, CPR, first aid, and emergency procedures are up-to-date. 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES may include but are not limited to the following:

·        Participate in campus meetings.

·        Effectively communicate and work alongside the campus administrative assistant.

·        Pray with and, as necessary, hold members accountable for personal, spiritual and professional growth.

·        Assist in pastoral care, and minister on-call duties, as appropriate.

·        Participate in monthly and quarterly all staff meetings at Brentwood campus.

  • Communicate weather alerts, procedures and contingency plans, as necessary.

COMPETENCIES AND TRAITS:

In addition to the specific responsibilities required for this role, Brentwood Baptist Church also seeks candidates that possess some general competencies and behavioral traits that enhance the effectiveness of our staff.

Management

·        Effective in directing both resources and volunteers towards the accomplishment of goals

·        Maximizes personal effectiveness by focusing on “must-dos” tasks

·        Anticipates/avoids problems or formulates creative solutions

·        Makes timely decisions that produce quality outcomes

Team Contribution

·        Demonstrates flexibility, adapts well to changing priorities or situations

·        Self-directed and proactive in accomplishing tasks without significant oversight

·        Is willing to take on additional responsibilities with a “can-do” attitude

·        Collaborates well with others to accomplish group tasks

Team Communication

·        Clearly conveys expectations and priorities to volunteers

·        Uses written and verbal communication in a way that accomplishes intended results

·        Adheres to commitments, schedules and deadlines

·        Functions well in a team environment, regularly shares information and solicits feedback from others

Pastoring/Shepherding

·        Demonstrates Christ-likeness and a commitment to personal spiritual growth

·        Leads volunteers by serving and not by asserting control

·        Utilizes emotional intelligence, is emotionally available to those he/she leads

·        Invests in the development of others around him/her

Self-Development

·        Prioritizes and accomplishes self-development goals

·        Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to obtaining the KASH (knowledge, attitude, skill and habits) necessary to be successful in this role

·        Teachable spirit with a desire to learn and grow

·        The gap between the current job description and the employee’s current abilities is appropriate and allows for future growth 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·        A willingness to serve as a bridge where collaboration and alignment will exist between the Avenue South and Brentwood Baptist campuses.

·        The proven ability to identify, equip, supervise, manage, and lead a team of staff and/ or volunteers.

·        Exceptional relational skills. 

·        The proven ability to manage budgets, plan and implement plans in church environments.

·        A personal sense of calling from God to vocational Christian ministry in general and to this particular area of ministry.

·        Ability to identify with the mission, vision, values, theology and philosophy of Brentwood Baptist Church.

·        A mature Christian who is demonstrates the Fruits of the Spirit, is growing in their faith and is committed to spiritual disciplines such as Bible reading, prayer.

·        The proven ability to identify, equip and lead a team of volunteers.

·        Ability to collaborate, cooperate and function well in a team environment.

·        Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

·        Minimum of a Bachelors Degree from an accredited university.

·        A Master’s Degree from an accredited seminary preferred.

·        At least three to five years experience on a church staff is preferable.

All campuses function under the governance of Brentwood Baptist Church. Each campus is an established entity operating as a whole and permanent part of Brentwood Baptist. Each maintains pre-determined alignment characteristics that uphold the Brentwood Baptist “DNA” while also containing some contextualized characteristics to allow it to best reach its target local community.  Every staff member is an employee of Brentwood Baptist.

Brentwood Baptist Church is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
 
 
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