Church with Community Coordinator

World Renew, and agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, has a full-time opening for a Church with Community Coordinator to inspire, equip, and empower deacons and church leaders as they work with congregations to join God's transforming work in US communities.  


  1. Develop and maintain a network of leaders in the Christian Reformed Church dedicated to encourage the leadership role of deacons in church and community.

  2. Develop a network of practitioners dedicated to the practice and promotion of asset based community development in their own communities.

  3. Develop and promote resources for churches desiring to connect with their communities.

  4. Develop a strategy that promotes the seamless connection between churches engaging in community transformation locally and World renew’s ministry globally.

  5. Develop an awareness and understanding of what “pursuing justice” means for churches.

  6. Be willing to travel up to 25% of the time to consult with churches and build appropriate networks.

  7. Be an actively contributing member of the Church Relations sub-team, and provide insight in all interactions and meetings with the sub-team, the CORE Team, and World Renew generally.

  8. Build or be part of a cross agency team in the CRCNA to address systems support for the above responsibilities.

  9. Be in regular communication with DRS staff and regional leadership volunteers in order to discover opportunities for practical church involvement in existing and expanded DRS activities.

  10. Perform other duties as assigned


  1. Masters degree in a related field is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  2. At least 4 years of ministry experience in a related field.

More details about this opportunity can be found on our website: Those interested in applying should do so online, on of before October 18, 2019.