Resonate Global Mission, a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) has an International opening for a Transformational Network Coordinator (TCN) in Uganda. The TNC will participate in Spirit-led mission with churches and other Christian organizations in Kampala to faithfully proclaim and live out the gospel of Jesus Christ, beginning with one neighborhood at a time. The TNC will collaborate with Resonate partners and Christ-centered leadership to journey with the most vulnerable in Kampala towards a shared vision, catalyze joint initiatives, and deepen relationships of trust as people work together for spiritual and social transformation in Kampala neighborhoods.
- Identify, connect, and equip grassroots leadership to strengthen and multiply Gospel-shaped initiatives and institutions on a community level.
- Identify and create incarnational communities of practice and develop processes for mutuality, healing, shared learning, and social engagement within urban contexts.
- Participate in the Urban Training Collaborative and contextualize the Incarnational Training Framework to develop incarnational leadership for city transformation.
- Invite missional leaders in Kampala to participate in Resonate programs such as Trauma Healing, Timothy Leadership Training, Educational Care, Helping without Hurting in Africa, and Freedom in Christ as led by Resonate staff or partners.
- Learn about urban ministry together with key Resonate partners, such as Kampala Evangelical School of Theology and Pentecostal Assemblies of God Uganda, and encourage their urban ministry efforts.
- Peer mentor key church and ministry leaders engaged in urban leadership development and formation, including but not limited to making visits quarterly.
- Walk alongside children living on the streets for holistic discipleship and mentoring. Work with other organizations and churches in Kampala to encourage them in ministering to children living on the streets. Equip these churches and organizations by inviting them to participate in leadership training programs, especially Helping Without Hurting in Africa.
- Walk alongside people living with disabilities in Kampala, particularly those who are homeless. Work with other organizations and churches in Kampala to encourage them in ministering to people living with disabilities. Equip these churches and organizations through workshops or seminars about caring for people with disabilities.
- Participate in the Regional Mission Team and collectively engage our four organizational priority areas and live by our six postures.
- Support the work of World Renew Uganda and strengthen coordination with our sister agency especially from our urban immersion and theological engagement.
- Return to North America periodically for Re-Connect visits and report on God’s mission within urban contexts of Uganda and listen for ways to connect in mission within North America.
- Facilitate reciprocal exchanges between the CRCNA and ministry collaborators in Uganda.
- Communicate the nature and value of Resonate's priorities to the CRCNA and others through written communications (at least quarterly), and through teaching and speaking engagements, especially on Re-Connect visits.
- Raise prayer, care, and financial support for the ministry of Resonate by developing and maintaining a network of supporting churches and individuals.
- Professing membership in a Christian Reformed congregation, or of a church in ecclesiastical fellowship with the CRCNA, and agreement with the doctrine of the church signified by signing a covenant statement.
- A love for people and the city.
- Demonstrated ability to work with people from different theological, cultural and vocational backgrounds.
- Ability to adapt to various urban environs.
- Skill and passion for networking - assisting people, organizations, and churches to connect to others.
- A discerning spirit and willingness to learn and work with local communities.
- Motivation to cultivate the unity and diversity of the Body of Christ.
- Creatively flexible and adaptable.
- Intercultural competence.
- Quality administrative and organizational skills.
- Appropriate technological skills.
- Effective oral and written communication to facilitate collaboration.
Master’s degree (completed or in progress) in an appropriate field.
Minimum of five years serving in global missions, preferably in Africa.
You can learn more about and apply for this position here.