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Director of Women’s Ministry

Women's Ministry Director

Kelly Tucker, our current Women's Ministry Director, is pregnant with baby #2 and due in May. She'll be stepping down from this role to focus on her growing family. Kelly, Michael, Mikey and baby will continue to attend DRCC. We will miss Kelly's passionate, Spirit-filled leadership but support her in focusing on her family! Please thank Kelly for her service!

Overview:   

  • Leads the DRCC women’s ministry, using both large group events (“top of the funnel” events such as picnics, breakfasts, other felt needs events/gatherings, movie nights, etc.), and small group on-ramps (“moving down the funnel” to house-to-house groups, IF groups, teaching with SG breakouts, etc.), with the goal of seeing women connect in community and grow closer to God and each other in healthy, balanced small groups that are “Living The Five” biblical purposes of the church (https://www.damascus.com/pathway)

  • Oversees the Women’s Ministry leadership council in order to shape the future direction of women’s ministry in alignment with the overall DRCC adult pathway/small group strategy and “Living The Five.”  

  • Equips, empowers, and encourages women’s ministry small group leaders and coaches.  

  • Partners with women’s ministry leaders to ensure that women are receiving care through small groups and congregational care; provide direct care to coaches/leaders; participants as needed.  

  • Participates in the adult pathway/small group strategy team to align efforts and to collaborate on the direction of small groups across DRCC.  

 

Reports to: Interim Senior Pastor 

Spiritual Gifts:  Leadership, Administration, Shepherding, Discernment  

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:  

 

Lead the DRCC women’s ministry, with the goal of seeing women connect and grow in small group community 

  • Enables engaging “top of the funnel” activities/events that meet felt needs to attract women to engage in community with other DRCC women and provide on-ramps to on-going healthy small group community (“Living The Five”). 

  • Enables, coaches, and oversees the health and effectiveness of weekly DRCC women’s small groups, Bible study groups, and affinity groups 

  • Meets, mentors, and coaches one-on-one with key leaders on a monthly basis as needed  

  • Demonstrates fiscal stewardship in developing and overseeing the women’s ministry budget  

  • Collects input from a variety of women to ensure we’re meeting needs for women across life stages (collaborates with Communications Director) 

  • Collaborates with Pathways/Small Groups Coordinator to determine women focused small groups offerings, determine when new small groups should launch based on a variety of factors (life stage, topics, intended audience, day/time, etc.) 

  • Partners with the pathway/small group strategy team  

  • Determines systematic ways to measure small group engagement and effectiveness; provide reporting semi-annually (collaborates with the pathway/small group coordinator) 

  • Partners with the Interim Senior Pastor and Director of Communications to ensure that women are receiving timely communications about the DRCC Women’s ministry as well as on church-wide communication when needed 

 

Assist with small group leader and coach recruiting, vetting and equipping  

  • Implements on-going recruitment and training of small group leaders and coaches, based on a common core of shared principles and expectations.  

  • Ensures and executes a well-developed orientation for new small group leaders and coaches in partnership with Pathways/Small Groups Coordinator 

  • Ensures on-going equipping and encouragement to small group leaders and coaches.  

  • Ensures that coaches and leaders are equipped on the Adult Pathway and congregational care resources  

  • Provides regular communication with small group leaders and coaches in partnership with the Pathway/SG Coordinator 

  • In partnership with the pathway/small group strategy team, plan and execute an annual small group leader conference to cast vision, encourage and equip all small group leaders.  

  

Fulfill DRCC Director level responsibilities  

  • Demonstrate the following behavioral competencies: 1) lead a healthy, Christ-centered life, 2) manage people/team development, 3) foster strong relationship management, 4) demonstrate fiscal stewardship, 5) deliver ministry results, 6) embody a growth mindset, 7) maximize leadership impact.  

  • Consistently attend Director's meetings, monthly all-staff meetings and occasional Director off-sites.  

  • Deliver announcements during weekend worship services as needed.  

Part-time/Non-Exempt:

20 hours per week. This position includes weekend and evening work. 

 

Qualifications: 

 

Faith 

  • A transforming personal relationship with, and a mature commitment to, Jesus Christ evidenced by daily spending time with Him and His Word and observable fruit of the spirit. 

  • Can embrace DRCC’s Statement of Faith (see www.Damascus.com), Staff Covenant and position papers.  

 

Skills 

  • Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate, and develop staff—and accurately evaluate their performance.  

  • Excellent communication skills—verbal and written (including mature preaching gift) 

  • Computer proficiency in Windows, Microsoft Office, and web-based applications required.  Proficiency in Planning Center online and Fellowship One is a plus. 

  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple assignments concurrently. 

  • Strategic and systems thinker; adept in decision making and executing strategy with an eye to organizational vision; excellent project management skills. 

 

Personal 

  • Energetic, pro-active, goal-oriented, patient, kind, encouraging, and positive 

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt quickly to unexpected circumstances  

  • Exercises good judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and especially confidentiality 

  • Teachable, humble and knows how and when to show empathy 

  • Ability to prioritize and problem-solve in a wide variety of situations 

  • Demonstrates history of using principles in Matthew 18 to deal with conflict 

  • An effective listener and able to take constructive criticism well.  

 

Interpersonal 

  • Demonstrated high emotional intelligence 

  • Relates well to those of all ages and levels of spiritual maturity.  

  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain a participative and collaborative team-oriented culture  

  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience in working with people of all ages in a team setting. 

  • Strong conflict management skills 

  • An enthusiastic servant mindset 

 

Experience/Accomplishments 

  • Experience supervising staff 

  • Experience with speaking and teaching in a church context preferred 

  • Can demonstrate accomplishment of organization-wide goals  

  • Can demonstrate history of staff development 

 

Education:

Bachelor’s degree preferred. 

Apply before  February 16:

Teaching & Experience Pastor

 

The Teaching and Experience Pastor will lead and serve as part of the DRCC Teaching Team, delivering relevant and engaging biblical messages that are centered on the Gospel. The ideal candidate will be able to help Damascus Road reach the next generation in a post-Christian environment. They will also be responsible for empowering gifted teams to deliver high-quality weekend services and events, both in-person and online. Additionally, they will be responsible for building and empowering teams and leaders, and serving as the primary liaison between worship, tech, and teaching teams with the rest of the staff and congregation.

 

You’d be joining a phenomenal staff team. Our staff family is healthy and growing. We like to have fun and we’re passionate about the mission. Our 2023 Best Christian Workplace results revealed that we scored in the top 7% of churches in the country. Come join the adventure!   

 

Interested applicants: 

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