Church Planting

Alliance Northwest Field Office; Portland, OR

Northwest Church Planting Director

The Alliance Northwest field office is searching for a director to catalyze church multiplication (church planting, multi-siting etc.) initiatives within the churches and networks of the Alliance Northwest, and to assist in the overall leadership recruitment and development of leaders.

Role Description

General Expectations

  • To live a life that models being a disciple of Jesus by:

    • Investing in your relationship with God the Father. 

    • Investing your life with other believers.

    • Intentionally investing in relationships with those who don’t yet know Jesus.

    • Living a balanced life with healthy rhythms of work and rest.

    • Consistently and generously giving financially to your local church.

    • Bringing a courageous and teachable/learning heart to your role on the team.

    • Enthusiastically support the leadership staff and maintain beliefs and practices in unity with the leadership and the Alliance Northwest’s vision and beliefs. 

Specific Role Expectations

  • Ensure Alliance Northwest vision for church multiplication is championed and executed (i.e. web presence, newsletter).

  • Provide general oversight for Northwest Church Planting.

  • Ensure training, supervision, care and coaching is in place for Alliance Northwest planters.

  • Cast vision to ensure leaders see church multi-site multiplication as “doable.”

  • Recruit church planters (with particular attention given to potential ethnic planters) in connection with churches, schools, and networking. Help lead a citywide (Seattle and Portland) event for the greater church planting community.

  • Direct Alliance Northwest Assessments.

  • Direct Boot Camps in conjunction with West Coast Church Planting.

  • Serve on the West Coast Church Planting Team as a representative of the Alliance Northwest.

  • Promote and provide framework for churches seeking to raise up leaders that multiply and send.

  • Relationally connect with networks and church plants to assist with their planting efforts.

  • Provide production management for Renew and Field Forum (in conjunction with the Field Director).


  • Attend required staff meetings and staff retreat.

  • All hands on deck events:  Renew and Field Forum


  • Work space

  • Computer


Reports to Field Director

  • Oversee Northwest Church Planting

  • Work closely with NWCP Assistant

  • Work closely with Network Leaders

  • Work closely with church plants and church planters