Job Description

Minister of Outreach, Communication and Discipleship

Closes Monday, July 23rd

Position Summary

The Minister of Outreach, Communication and Discipleship (OCD) works with

the senior pastor and senior leadership of the church to carry out the ministries

of Gresham United Methodist Church.

This is a three-quarter time, exempt, salary position with the expectations

of 30 hours per week.


Reports To: Senior Pastor


  1. Person of faith that exhibits a Christian life
  2. High ability to work with and encourage people
  3. Ability to lead, support and create programs
  4. Experience with web management, social media apps and organizational branding
  5. Experience with publishing software programs preferred
  6. Ability to work as part of a team in a highly functional environment

Primary Responsibilities:

Working with the senior pastor, the OCD Minister is responsible for the overall outreach ministries of the church.
Gresham UMC has a number of well-developed programs run by highly competent people. The OCD minister
will be the staff liaison to a number of programs providing encouragement and guidance when needed.

Create new programs to respond to the changing needs of a 21st Century church.

Organize, support and perhaps lead discipleship groups and programs that strengthen the spiritual lives of the Gresham UMC community.

Create and Maintain all social media, print media and web page materials.

Secondary Responsibilities:

Media Production: Work with the senior pastor and others to create promotional videos for our media
outlets at Gresham UMC.
Lead the Media Team at Gresham UMC to provide the best support and services for the church.

Physical requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and/or sit.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Pay: Based on experience