Director of Ministry

Date Posted: May 2, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Midtown Fellowship Church
Nashville, TN, USA
Job Type: Ministry Director
Other Details

Job Summary:

To facilitate deepening congregational care, connection, discipling and shepherding of the 12 South (12S) congregation by supporting demographic ministries, Shepherding Care Team, Prayer Team, and 12S Recovery groups. As well, being a primary point of care to the 12S congregation by meeting with congregants for counsel, discipleship, and spiritual development.

Functions & Responsibilities:

Demographic Ministries (Men’s, Women’s, Original Professional, Recovery, and


  • Develop and maintain a strategy for demographic ministries at 12S
  • Develop and maintain volunteer core teams
  • Manage and support activities, events, and initiatives of demographic ministries at 12S
  • Manage related budget needs and coordinate with 12S Team
  • Coordinate communications, graphics, etc. for demographic ministries

Shepherding Care Team

  • Establish a trained shepherd team to share in the care and counsel of 12S congregation
  • Lead shepherd team in gospel based mercy ministry
  • Triage/track needs of congregation, coordinate appropriate care amongst shepherding care team, pastors, staff, elders, small group leaders, and refer to outside counseling/resources
  • Manage Sunday care presence
  • Manage meal trains, financial assistance requests, etc. as warranted
  • Assisting in external benevolence requests

Prayer Team

  • Manage and maintain volunteer core team
  • Strategize recruitment of expanding Prayer Team members
  • Coordinate triaging prayer needs, crisis needs for Shepherding Care Team engagement

Congregant Care

  • Meeting with congregants for discipleship and care/counsel
  • Coordinating with other 12S team members and lay team members caring for congregants needs

Key Initiatives:

  • Building on the existing momentum of Women’s and Original Professionals ministries which are approximately 1 year in from post-covid relaunch.
  • Post-covid relaunch of Men’s ministry.
  • Managing sustainable growth of Recovery ministry, which is entering 3rd year.
  • Building on the existing foundation of the lay Shepherding Care Team to expand lay members, increase visibility, and establish best practices of care.
  • Becoming a visible/front facing team member that meets with congregants seeking “pastoral counsel”
  • Working with the pastoral team to create and implement new opportunities to mature the congregation through topical workshops and instruction.

How To Apply

Please go the following link to apply: https://midtownfellowship.org/employment/12-south-director-of-ministry/