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executive director of ministries (edm)

The high-level summary of this full time role is a COO who will partner, organizationally, with the senior pastor. The ideal candidate will be someone who enjoys systems and gets excited about creating and maintaining the “trellis” of ministry but even more excited about the “vine” that will thrive because of that work. We are looking for candidates with executive leadership experience at a large church or business who can evaluate existing and future infrastructure in light of trends and potential challenges. The abilities to anticipate developments with strategic planning and sometimes effective pivoting are crucial for this role.    

Ascend Church is a growing ministry located in one of the fastest growing and most highly sought after suburbs of Kansas City. We planted in the fall of 2010 and are experiencing growth that requires an executive operational mindset to ensure that the current members and those God plans to bring will have opportunities for effective discipleship.

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Please submit your application and resume along with any questions to: employment@ascendkc.org.

Associate Director of Biblical Soul Care (ADBSC)

This full time position will partner with the Director of Discipleship to further develop the soul care ministry. She must be excited to expand the reach and impact of the soul care ministry at Ascend and the surrounding community. The ideal candidate will be someone who is a builder, trainer, and intensive biblical counselor. She must possess the initiative to multiply ministry by recruiting and developing other volunteer counselors within the church. She will collaborate with the current counselors to develop an effective and efficient ministry that fulfills the mission of the church.  She will also provide experiential training through modeling one-on-one counseling for women who need the help and hope of Christ.

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Please submit your application and resume along with any questions to: soulcarejobs@ascendkc.org.

DIRECTOR OF students and young adultS

The Director of Students and Young Adults (DSYA) is a crucial component to this vision to build and grow. The next generation has been greatly influenced by entertainment, education, and social media to view the world through a secular worldview that is well summarized by Ephesians 2:1-3. The need for gospel education and equipping with a biblical worldview is not only a responsibility but also a privilege. Parents need help, and young adults need the stability of the gospel and discipling mentors to guide and prepare the next generation. We are looking for an individual who gets this and is excited about the opportunity to engage in meeting these needs. This director will work to build teams that can be dispatched to carry out the Great Commission for this next generation, to educate themselves with cultural trends and creatively administer the gospel to redeem them, and to encourage and equip parents in their efforts to shepherd their students with gospel centered efforts. We are looking for someone who is driven, can build, and sees each day as an opportunity to be “better”…Better glory to God, better fame for Christ, better equipping, better ministry of discipleship,…better!

This is a full time position with benefits. Click here to access the Employment Information Packet for this position.

Please submit your application and resume along with any questions to: employment_dsya@ascendkc.org.