the naz

Elementary Director
The Naz

Columbus, Ohio
With a conviction to reach the surrounding community, they leverage the amazing facility God has given them into a community hub. With a two-story playscape, party rooms, fully functional cafe and large meeting spaces, The Naz is a church in the community, for the community. There are hundreds of families that walk onto the property everyday to attend the Preschool and full K-12 school. There is always a flurry of life and activity at The Naz.

Church Description *

Grove City Church of the Nazarene, “The Naz,” in Grove City, Ohio is a church that is full of life with a rich history and a very bright future! The Naz is a part of the Church of the Nazarene denomination with an average of 2,500 people in attendance. They have a desire to reach the de-churched and un-churched with the life-changing message of Jesus. To accomplish this, The Naz has designed a weekend experience that is relevant to the surrounding culture with passionate worship, engaging topical and expository messages, authentic community small groups and excellent ministries for the family.

The Naz was founded over 50 years ago in 1963, meeting with 21 charter members in an elementary school. Since then, the church has been blessed with many great leaders, most recently Dale Benson, who previously served as the Executive Pastor. As The Naz now looks to the future with anticipation, they are confident in God’s favor as they push forward in reaching the lost around them.

Position Description *
Leading the Naz Lab, it is the amazing environment for elementary-aged kids during weekend services. They experience energetic and passionate worship pared with fun skits and relevant bible teaching. Naz Lab is a Large Group/Small Group format that uses the Gospel Project curriculum. The large group element of the weekend service is in a well-equipped large group room, perfect for an unforgettable experience.

The Kids Ministry team has some amazing staff leading ministry at The Naz. They desperately need a developer who can help the staff team continue to grow in their leadership as the church continues to grow and expand. They also need a unifier who can bring stability and teamwork to the whole team around a unified vision to reach families and kids at The Naz.

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