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Director of Discipleship - Eatonton First UMC


Eatonton First United Methodist Church (EFUMC), the flagship United Methodist Church in Putnam County, and located in what is commonly known as the “Lake Country” of North Georgia about an hour and 15 minutes from Atlanta and 45 minutes from Athens, is seeking to hire someone with a Christian heart who will use this opportunity to make Disciples of Christ by providing vision and leadership.  The Director of Discipleship/Programs will develop processes that nurture and result in wholehearted disciples of Jesus who carry out the vision and mission of Eatonton UMC. This will be accomplished by prayer, teaching, equipping of leaders, developing teams and organizational planning. A Christ centered biblically rooted with a warm-hearted faith in Christ which expresses itself in a loving, joyful, healthy relationship with others and a passion for sharing his/her personal experience of Christ. Someone with a clear passion to date uncommitted persons into a living relationship with Jesus Christ.  Someone who is a team player who works well with other church staff members and who has proven effectiveness in working with volunteers. Someone with a sense of humor, high energy level, evidence of lived-out spiritual disciplines and participation in the life of the church, and a passion for leading others to Christ.

Requirements of the job include:  A BA or experience in a field related to Christian Education. Training or experience in establishing an organizational model. Ability to lead teams and sub teams on a large organizational level. Well balanced leadership and delegation skills. Ability to rally, motivate and organize volunteers. We are looking for someone with great interpersonal skills.

Email resume to Mike Wood, SPRC member at mike.wood@comcast,net or mail to Mike Wood, c/o Eatonton First UMC, 103 West Magnolia Street, Eatonton, GA 31024. A full copy of the job description can be sent upon request. Call

Contact: Kelly Ward

Address: 103 West Magnolia Street Eatonton GA 31024

Phone: 7064855871

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