Open Position: Director of Missional Engagement

Director of Missional Engagement

Position: Full-Time as Written; Potential Flex to 75% for the Right Candidate.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Give evidence of a vital personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Give evidence of a working knowledge of the Bible as the inspired word of God and demonstrate faithfulness to a Reformed understanding of theology.
  • Affirm the mission statement and vision documents of First Reformed Church.
  • Have the ability to assume a cooperative, supportive leadership role in a multiple staff ministry at FRC.
  • Be willing to be accountable to the Lead Pastor/Consistory for the fulfillment of the assigned responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate passion for mobilizing people to participate in mission efforts locally and beyond.
 
DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Organize and Develop a Missions Team to serve as an advisory and service group to lead the church in its mission efforts.
  • Actively grow and manage the AssessMe database of spiritual gifts among members.
  • Serve as the “Chief Volunteer Coordinator” and provide service opportunities at FRC.
  • Liaise with persons and organizations seeking benevolent and mission support, and work toward establishing a three-tier model of financial support for lasting impact.
  • Develop and encourage platforms of communication and encouragement between supported personnel and church members.
  • Coordinate the “Hundred Homes Project” seeking to connect members in ministry with the 100 houses closest to our church.
  • As requested, assist with youth and children’s’ ministry service projects.
  • Participate with the staff in all other team-based projects.
 
YEARLY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Research, plan, budget, and lead 3-4 mission trip experiences each year, with a preference toward repeated trips that build long-term relationships with ministries in other locations (Compton, California, etc.).
  • Lead at least 3 In-House Service Projects (Bountiful Table, etc.) each year.
  • Organize 4 Community Breakfasts honoring civic leaders and servants (nurses, first responders, teachers, adopting families, city councils, coaches, etc.) on Sunday morning, and highlight their contributions in the morning’s worship service each year.
  • Coordinate Mission Emphasis Week (Typically shortly after Easter) each year.
 
LONG-HORIZON/POTENTIAL MINISTRIES:
  • Develop and oversee World Vision/Costco distribution ministry in Orange City.
  • Serve on site teams for potential future church campuses.
Questions or need further information. Contact Mark Blomendaal.