Director of Discipleship & Multiplication


Zion Baptist Church is seeking a Director of Discipleship & Multiplication.  The full-time Director will have a passion for discipling others, advancing small groups, and engaging all members in the study of God’s Word.

Located in downtown Marietta, Zion Baptist Church is an African American congregation founded by former slaves 153 years ago. Zion is an active, multi-generational, family-oriented church excited to worship God and serve the community.


Position Summary: The Director of Discipleship and Multiplication has the primary responsibility of developing and coordinating discipleship training for the spiritual formation of every member and the multiplication of disciples, small groups, and leaders.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Planning, implementation, and evaluation of the church’s process for making and reproducing of disciples.

  • Oversee the church’s process of developing and multiplying disciple-making small groups.

  • Provide oversight and coordination of Sunday School, Bible Study, small groups, leadership training, new members, etc., into a cohesive spiritual formation track.

  • Assist churchwide ministries in the process of transitioning from a church with small groups to a church of small groups.

  • Work with the existing Small Group leadership team in providing leadership, training, and coaching for groups and facilitators.

  • Develop strategies to assimilate new members into small groups and the church’s spiritual formation process.

  • Provide curriculum, training resources, and support in all areas of spiritual formation.

  • Work with the youth pastor and children’s ministry leadership to develop and implement spiritual formation and ministry programming for youth and children.

  • Develop a plan to train, match and engage members and guests in the ministry of services as volunteers in accordance with their spiritual gifting.

  • Develop training processes in support of membership visitation, bereavement, counseling, and other needs.

  • The Director of Discipleship will report directly to the Senior Pastor.


Education and Experience:

  • Possess an MA in Christian Education or Master of Divinity

  • Minimum of 2 years in Christian Education and teaching experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Small Group Leadership and Management

  • Demonstrated ability in a team leadership role


Characteristics Required:

  • Scriptural knowledge

  • Teaching and preaching.

  • Creativity and Innovation

  • Strong Interpersonal Skills

  • Integrity and trustworthiness


Work Schedule: This is a full-time salaried position. Flexible hours required.

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter to -

Church Information

165 Lemon Street NE 

Marietta, GA 30060

Contact Information

Phone: (770) 427-8749

Fax: (770) 425-2921

Church Office Hours

Tues - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sat, Sun, Mon: Church Office Closed

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