Digital Discipleship Lead


published 11/16/2021

Start: As soon as possible

Eden Prairie United Methodist Church (EPUMC) is in search of a part-time digital discipleship leader (10 hours/week) who will provide a pastoral presence to the digital community of EPUMC. If you have a passion for combining your faith and your skill in fostering vibrant online communities, you are encouraged to apply! Please note that consideration will be given to structuring this role as a job share.

EPUMC Vision: To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
EPUMC Staff Mission: With a servant’s heart, we will enthusiastically support the spiritual transformation of the people of Eden Prairie United Methodist Church by building relationships and empowering people to make a unique difference in God’s world.
Big enough to make a difference, small enough to care

Position Description: Provide a pastoral presence to our digital community that grows faith, fosters connections through engagement, and builds a bridge with the in-person community.
Reports to: Pastor

Success Means: Members of the online community will build connections with EPUMC and one another that ensures individual discipleship growth, engagement in ministry and a consistently enlarging community.

Duties:

  • Host live online worship events such that 90% of online participants engage in worship through offering prayers, communication via comments, giving to ministries supported by the church and attendance registration.
  • Curate daily content in dialogue with staff and leadership for our EPUMC Facebook Group that creates content continuity between the in-person and online communities and encourages discussion and engagement.
  • Develop, produce or find learning units, in keeping with the values and mission of EPUMC, and make available to the EPUMC Facebook Group for spiritual growth to support an increasing number of people who engage in online spiritual growth opportunities.
  • Deliver a consistent online presence that promotes EPUMC's five pillars, giving people a concise picture of our community of faith.
  • Respond in a timely manner to all EPUMC Facebook Group questions, post engagements, etc. to ensure that the online community continues to engage.
  • Equip other EPUMC Facebook Groups with content calendar planning and execution to support engagement and connection between participants.

Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of Facebook, Instagram and other online platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to grow people in their faith
  • A strong, growing faith in Jesus that is expressed in an inclusive manner
  • Ability to meet deliverables in defined timeframes
  • Capacity to engage virtually
  • Availability on Sunday mornings
  • Inclusive character
  • An un-apologetic energy for inviting participation and engagement
  • Self-manage time
  • Inviting feedback from digital participants and staff / leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to network and develop relationships
  • Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and oral communications
  • Work under stress
  • Highly collaborative
  • Team player

Compensation:
$20/hour

Application Info:
Please send resume and cover letter to office@prairiechurch.org.

Deadline:
December 10, 2021

Position Type:
Part time: 10 hours per week

Contact: Becky Coleman

Address: 15050 Scenic Heights Road Eden Prairie MN 55344

Phone: 952-937-8781

Email: Click to email

Website: www.prairiechurch.org


Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

info@minnesotaumc.org

(612) 870-0058