Pastor of Discipleship
Ascent Community Church
|What an outstanding opportunity this is! Ascent is a church who is less than five years old but they are already making a dramatic impact in their community, they are seeing almost 1,000 people come through their doors each weekend, they have a brand new facility opening up next year on one of the most strategic plots of ground in the area, and they do all of this in one of the top places to live in the entire United States! This is a church that is relentlessly committed to living out their values of being accessible, generous, inspirational, personal and in taking big risks for the Kingdom. The right leader is going to have a blast joining this team in this city in this season!|
Church Description *
|Ascent Community Church is still a start-up church in their hearts, even though their attendance and, even more so, their reach into their community proves they are a church that is making an impact, no matter how old they are. This is a church that is passionate about reaching un-churched and de-churched people and they have accomplished great things in the last 4 1/2 years. And they are just getting started. Ascent Community Church is located in the beautiful city of Louisville, CO, one of the most desirable places to live in the nation, with easy access to both Denver and Boulder as well as the entire front range of the Rocky Mountains.
Ascent Community Church is truly a multi-generational church who all strive to live life authentically together, to reach their community together and to strive to live out together their five core values; Accessible, Generous, Inspirational, Personal & Risk-taking. This is a team who loves doing life together, doesn’t take themselves to seriously but takes very seriously the work God is doing through Ascent Community Church.
Position Description *
|The primary responsibility of the Pastor of Discipleship is to help every person take their next step toward Jesus and their next step toward community at Ascent through strategic planning, recruitment and training. This role will develop and improve existing plans to make our church “scalable” in its discipleship methodology.
Pastor of Discipleship expected outcomes:
Define an overall discipleship plan, from unchurched newcomer to devoted follower of Christ, by December 2019.
Track every newcomer to Ascent for six months with a demonstrated 30% retention rate at the conclusion of each 6-month period.
Identify leadership teams required for discipleship plan. Recruit teams by January 2019.
Examine every portion of Sunday morning experience to ensure it meets the above goals and present plan by Nov. 1, 2018.
Define all complex systems that need maintaining by Dec. 2018 and a plan to do so.By Move-In Day for Ascent into its new facility, retention rate is high, plans and systems are scalable, leaders are recruited and trained.
Build on the developed discipleship plan, refine and improve so Ascent becomes a hub for deep growth in Christ.
Ascent grows into a church that is among the top of its peers in Retention Rate of newcomers.