Pastor of Discipleship – Legacy Church

Pastor of Discipleship – Legacy Church

Legacy Church is gospel-centered, missional, and multiplying congregation in the upper left corner of the Pacific Northwest. Beginning five years ago as a church plant in a living room, the Lord has blessed us with a growing ministry serving 120 people in beautiful Bellingham, Washington.

The pastor of Discipleship, who will report to Lead Pastor Brian MacSwan, will join Legacy Church with a primary focus on and passion for the disciple-making aspect of our mission, especially through discipleship, spiritual formation, teaching, and pastoral counseling.

Requirements and Qualifications

Position Requirements

  • A vital and active relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ
  • The character qualifications as taught in the Scriptures (1 Timothy 3:8–13)
  • A relational spirit, with gifts in counseling, along with extensive experience in pastoral counseling ministry
  • Ability to preach in a Christ-centered, grace-giving, evangelistic, and expository manner
  • Theological sophistication together with a passion for evangelism, spiritual formation, and authenticity
  • A proven track record of developing disciples who make disciples and thorough experience training leaders
  • Organizational proficiency, high emotional intelligence, a collaborative spirit, and a growth mindset
  • An affinity for the culture of the Pacific Northwest in general and Bellingham in particular


Position Responsibilities

  • Participate with the lead pastor, elders, and staff in executing Legacy Church’s shared vision
  • Shepherd and counsel the members of Legacy Church
  • Coordinate and lead various discipleship teams in intentional spiritual formation
  • Supervise the Children’s Discipleship coordinator, Women’s Discipleship lead, and Missional Community leaders
  • Preach periodically (8–12 times per year) and regularly lead liturgy and Lord’s Supper (1–3 times per month)

Special Notes

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714 E. Sunset Dr. Bellingham, WA 98225 United States

Date Posted: May 13, 2021

Job Type: Full Time

Congregation: 120

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