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Kingdom Fellowship AME Church is hiring for the following full time positions. To apply email your resume. and cover letter to smann@kingdom.global.

Job Purpose:

Kingdom Fellowship AME Church seeks a Director of Discipleship and Christian Education that has a passion for God’s word and the growth of Christian discipleship to support the Grow Ministry and the Grow Lead by strengthening discipleship, membership, and educational opportunities.

Responsibilities:

Supporting the overall Ministry of the church by:

  • Preaching and teaching, as assigned
  • Representing the church in public spaces, as needed
  • Fulfilling other ministerial and leadership duties within the church, as assigned

Strengthening the Discipleship opportunities of the church by:

  • Designing relevant courses and creating curriculum to be delivered across multiple platforms with the aim of maturing disciples.
  • Recruiting and training teachers and facilitators, including regular rhythms of equipping and assessment
  • Thinking outside of the box of traditional discipleship, innovating through various mediums, and with a strong evangelistic message (i.e. podcasts, video series, interactive learning experiences, etc.)

Strengthening the Membership opportunities of the church by:

  • Overseeing the process of recruiting, training, and developing administrators, Connect Coaches and Growth leaders
  • Facilitating new member orientation and read-in process
  • Ensuring accuracy and diligence in records, reports, and systems to support new member data

Strengthening the Educational opportunities of the church by:

  • Creating opportunities for theological conversation around key topics, questions, and culture across multiple platforms and developing programming that encourages and inspires biblical literacy
  • Organizing panels, summits, and conferences with scholars to facilitate
  • Researching and writing relevant and accessible content that integrates the rich heritage of A.M.E and African American religious history
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Theological Master’s degree strongly preferred
  • Evidence of dedicated prayer life and commitment to discipleship
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office, Apple OS suite, and Zoom
  • Excellent oral and written communication with effective professional business writing skills
  • Ability to recruit, disciple, and retain leaders within the ministry
  • Strong interpersonal skills to facilitate internal and external professional partnerships and relationships
  • Competency and flexibility to complete special projects with little supervision as assigned
  • Ability to work with a variety of persons and teammates, facilitating collaboration and cooperation.
  • Highest level of discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information/situations with/for Pastoral team
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and able to work independently
Job Purpose

Kingdom Fellowship AME Church seeks an Executive Administrative Assistant to support the executive team with special projects and by performing traditional office manager responsibilities. The ideal candidate for this is highly organized, a self-starter, and has the ability transition between working independently at collaborating with a team.

Responsibilities
  • Maintains strict confidentiality regarding all matters pertaining to personal and church related issues
  • Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures as determined in the employee handbook and by law
  • Coordinates calendars and calendar requests for appointments and facility use
  • Regularly responds to requests for information from public, membership, and staff regarding operating hours, services, and events
  • Collaborates with website and social media managers
  • Conducts standard office manager duties and responsibilities
  • Potential to supervise clerical/reception staff and volunteers
  • Originates, updates, and distributes reports and presentations
  • Manages the reception area and staff to ensure effective telephone and mail communications both internally and externally to maintain professional image during normal office hours.
  • Regular creation of correspondence and communication to multiple stakeholders
  • Manages the purchase of office supplies, furniture, office equipment, etc., in accordance with purchasing policies and budgetary guidelines and limitations.
  • Oversees the maintenance of office equipment including printer/copiers, fax and postage machines, phone system, etc.
  • Manages office spending budget and works with vendors to fulfill orders
  • Ensures common office areas and conference rooms are maintained
  • Participates as needed in special events, activities, and projects
  • Supports meetings, trainings, and conferences through agendas, supplies, and catering as needed
  • Other related projects and duties as assigned
Requirements/Preferred Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree (business, communication, political science, etc.)
  • Minimum of 4 years of administrative experience (non-profit desirable)
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in MS Office Suite App
  • Excellent attention to detail, grammar, and proof-reading skills
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Experience with grant writing and fundraising a plus
  • Ability to complete a project from beginning to end with minimal supervision
Position Overview

The primary purpose of the position of senior youth minister at Kingdom Fellowship AME Church is to develop, plan and direct ministries that reach young people in our Nursery Ministry (9 months to Pre-K),Kids Ministry (K to 5th grade) and our Teen Ministry (6th grade to 12th grade). This person should work to serve the students in these age groups who are currently a part of the Church as well as those in the community with the purpose of disciplining them to faith in Jesus Christ. This position reports to the Director of Ministry Operations.

Job Functions:
  • Creates and leads worship for young people that results in spiritual growth and involvement in missions. This includes preaching sermons that are biblically relevant and organizing mission opportunities for this age group
  • Oversees the training to recruit and mentor young people who volunteer to lead within the youth ministry of Kingdom Fellowship AME Church.
  • Reaches out evangelistically to students and their parents in the community through outreach ministries. This includes leading students to develop a personal faith in Jesus Christ and helping them discover and use their spiritual gifts for ministry.
  • Supervises and provides resources for retreats and special events.
  • Supervises and provides training for all youth ministry volunteers.
  • Provides spiritual covering for the students and their families as they are involved in the ministry, to include: prayer, preaching, teaching, home visits, school visits, hospital visits, etc.
  • Responsible for Nursery, Kids, and Teen ministries, to includes ministries that fall under each of these ministry areas. (i.e. Sons of Joshua and Daughters Of Esther under the Teen Ministry, etc.)
  • Plans and prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly youth ministry activities such as lock-ins, retreats, youth services, missions trips, conferences, etc.
  • Ensures that on-going and appropriate follow-up correspondence is sent to parents of students who attend ministry activities as well as those who make decisions for Jesus Christ at these activities.
  • Coordinates all desktop publishing publications, church publicity, literature distribution, and media production.
  • Visits, volunteers, and is consistently involved in local area schools in order to build relationships with students, staff and the administration.
  • Prepares a list of performance goals annually, stated in measurable terms, to be used for planning, improving efficiency of the position, and for reference during an annual review process.
  • Attends various meetings as requested.
  • Composes letters and internal memos
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Ministry Operations
Expectations:
  • A person with passion for sharing his/her faith and ministering to students and their families.
  • A person who models strong moral and ethical leadership.
  • A person with leadership gifts, charismatic personality, and spiritual gifts of teaching, evangelism and creative communications.
  • A self-starter with a vision of what is needed to staff and direct life-changing Nursery, Kids, and Teen Ministries.
  • A person who is committed to the Bible as the word of God.
  • A person willing to commit to the vision and mission of Kingdom Fellowship AME Church.
Education And Experience
  • A bachelor’s degree is required. Three to five years of experience working in children’s ministry, youth ministry and/or young adult ministry is preferred.
  • Masters of Divinity is preferred.
Requirements & Skills:
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional demeanor, servant’s heart and “can-do” attitude.
  • Ability to work flexible hours if required to complete assigned tasks.
  • Multi-task and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc
  • Oral and written communication skills.
Responsibilities
  • This person will serve under the direction of the Senior Minister to Music to ensure that our nursey, kids, and teen worship experiences have effective staff and music to help students move closer to Jesus through worship.
  • Recruit, train, encourage and support lay people in the various volunteer ministries of Music and Worship Arts in our congregation.
  • Provide regular training sessions for musicians, vocalists, artists, and other related volunteers in the ministry.
  • Develop new worship aids in choirs, ensembles, trios, quartets, and other special musical groups.
  • Develop a Music and Worship Arts ministry strategy for the entire church.
  • Lead the congregation as they establish long-range goals and short-term objectives for an ongoing Music and Worship Arts Ministry in the life of the church
  • Plan and oversee the worship services in cooperation with the Senior Pastor and other Worship personnel.
  • Organize and communicate to team members (currently using Online Planning Center)
  • Stay informed on current Music and Worship Arts trends and how they relate to church, keeping Dayspring on the cutting edge of ministry to our culture.
Qualifications
  • Be a model worshiper him/herself.
  • Can be flexible with music styles.
  • Possess an ability to relate to and work with others.
  • Demonstrate the ability to draw people into worship participation.
  • Have excellent people and pastoral skills.
  • Be creative and unafraid to explore new areas and expressions of worship.
  • Have a working understanding of the technical aspects of multimedia, sound systems, digital and analog sound boards, presentation software, and computers.