Job Classification: 
Full Time, Pastoral Staff, Reporting to the Executive Pastor

The Executive Director of Ministries (EDM), under the direction of the Executive Pastor, will provide leadership to Departments of Discipleship; be responsible to develop reproducing leaders according to their spiritual gifts to meet the needs of the congregation. The position is responsible for ensuring each ministry has a winnable strategy, clear goals, is identifying and solving problems, and achieves its purpose.


  • Provide leadership to the Women’s Ministries Department, Men’s Ministries Department, Student Ministries Department, Christian Education Department, Young Adult Ministry, Assimilation Ministry, Guest Services Ministry, and Parking Lot Ministry
  • Implement church policies and procedures under the direction of the Executive Pastor
  • Provide leadership for the development and oversight for ministry and their programs
  • Assist the church’s ministries in developing ministry plans that provide for achieving the immediate, near-term and longer-term goals and objectives.
  • Develop and recommend strategies for ministry growth and program development.
  • Through the various discipleship ministries ensure the development of environments that build community outside of church services and corporate bible studies
  • Oversee the assimilations process of new members into the life of the church from new members, orientation, to mission community.
  • Be responsible for the development of adult servant leaders who serve, according to their spiritual gifts, in the various divisions of New Mercies.
  • Oversee a comprehensive ministry of fellowship and discipleship for all church members and regular attendees
  • Oversee the development of existing and new developed ministry programs and evaluate their effectiveness
  • Oversee the Ministry Division budgets and promotion of All Ministries in the Division
  • Work collaboratively with other departments in the furtherance of the vision and mission of the church
  • Develop and Maintain discipleship training for Elders, Ministers, and Deacons
  • General ministerial Responsibilities (Teaching, Preaching, Counsel, and care) as needed 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Pastor and   Senior Pastor         

Spiritual Criteria:

  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within New Mercies Christian Church


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Div., or above is preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal skills—ability to communicate persuasively and compassionately, both orally and in writing.
  • Degree or coursework in Christian studies if preferred
  • 3-5 years’ Experience in ministry or church vocational work
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word & Excel
  • Experience in organizing multiple projects and events
  • Highly organized; flexible
  • Exemplary oral & written skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality



First Name
Last Name

Background Questionnaire Pg1

Please respond briefly (not more than 1 page each) to the following topics. Answer with your area of ministry, in mind.

1. Personal Background

Background Questionnaire Pg2

Please respond briefly (not more than 1 page each) to the following topics. Answer with your area of ministry, in mind.

2. Spiritual/Theological

Background Questionnaire Pg3

Please respond briefly (not more than 1 page each) to the following topics. Answer with your area of ministry, in mind. This is the last page of the questionnaire. By submitting and attaching your resume at the completion of this questionnaire you verify that all the answers provided are your own.

3. The Position

Join Us in Praise and Worship