Division of Overseas Ministries Seeks Next President

Division of Overseas Ministries Seeks Next President


Division of Overseas Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

The Division of Overseas Ministries (DOM) is in search of a creative, dynamic, compassionate leader to serve as our next president and co-executive of Global Ministries. Global Ministries is a common missional witness of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ, which works with approximately 290 faith-based international partners in close to 90 countries. The next president will be a visionary leader who will guide this historic ministry into a new future as we continue to accompany our global ministry partners in sharing God’s love to the ends of the earth.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide visionary leadership and executive administration
  • Oversee and manage executive level, administrative, and support staff functions
  • Represent and interpret DOM in denominational, ecumenical, and global church settings
  • Manage DOM finances
  • Oversee program development
  • Plan and supervise overall organizational productivity
  • Work closely and effectively with United Church of Christ executive leadership
  • Report to the Board of Directors of DOM

Essential Qualities

  • Ordained minister with standing in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Graduate level degree
  • Theological and biblical understanding of mission
  • Knowledge of DOM history and context  
  • Fundraising skills
  • Budgeting and financial knowledge
  • Collaborative leadership skills
  • Management skills
  • Effective communication skills

Send Letter of Interest to Cyndy Twedell at twedell@uwmail.com. Deadline for completed search and call applications is April 30, 2021.

Inquiries regarding the search and call process should be directed to Warren Lynn, Executive Minister for Christian Vocation wlynn@dhm.disciples.org or 317-713-2652 through the office of Search and Call at Disciples Home Missions.

Read the complete job description here.

Read the mission and vision of DOM/Global Ministries.


Search Committee:
Rev. Cyndy W. Twedell, Chair
Deborah DeWitt
Jeremy Gillett
Rev. Lee Hull Moses
Rev. Selena Reyes-Martinez
Tyler Reeve
Tony Rodriguez