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Senior Pastor - Life Groups
The Church At Rocky Peak
Chatsworth, California, United States
Date Posted: 09/08/2009
Categories: Small Group Pastor
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time
This is a senior pastor position (one of five)
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
This purpose of this position is to create "Raving Fan" small groups where people can learn, change, grow, connect, support and experience God together.
WHO DOES THIS POSITION REPORT TO?
Lead Pastor And/Or Executive Pastor
WHO DOES THIS POSITION WORK CLOSELY WITH?
Senior Pastors, LG Assistant, LG Station-In-Life Pastors/Directors, LG Coaches, LG Leaders & Hosts
PRIMARY STRENGTHS/GIFTS/TALENTS REQUIRED
o Character - A growing, vibrant walk with God; integrity you can take to the bank; spiritual maturity.
o A Pastor's Heart - A heart to shepherd and care for his staff, the volunteers in the small group ministry, and the church.
o Strong People Skills- Able to get along well with others; good emotional intelligence; able to work through conflict well. Winsome.
o Team Builder - Able to attract, build and manage strong teams of gifted LG Pastors/Directors & coaches.
o Vision Caster - Able to communicate the LG vision effectively so that people buy in and embrace it.
o Leadership Development - Able to lead, train, and develop effective leaders at every level: the LG Pastors/Directors, LG Coaches, LG Leaders & Hosts.
o Strategic & Systems Thinking - Able to develop effective systems (both administrative & leadership) to make sure the LG's are on track and achieving their goals.
o Up Front Teaching Gifts - Able to design and deliver effective leadership training in a way that creates Raving Fans.
o Recruiting Ability- Able to develop/implement effective recruiting strategies to insure we have enough LG's to meet the need of our church (80%+ of our weekend attendance - and all the demographic station-in-life groups).
o Biblical Knowledge & Writing Skills - Able to write and/or build a team of writers who can produce effective sermon based curriculum for the Life Groups.
o To recruit and train enough qualified coaches, leaders and hosts to meet the needs of the church - in each major demographic group (80%+ participation).
o To develop effective systems of training/accountability for the LG pastors/directors, coaches, leaders and hosts to make sure they are on track and doing their jobs well - so that each person in each group is taken care of and accounted for.
o To develop challenging, motivating, and effective training for coaches, leaders & hosts.
o To create effective Life Group curriculum for the sermon based groups.
o To oversee a smooth sign-up process each quarter, including the development of the LG Brochure.
o To calendar the LG year a year in advance.
o To oversee the LG budget and staff.
o To counsel, perform weddings, and other pastoral responsibilities as needed.
o Possibly to oversee some other smaller ministries of the church - based on experience, training, etc.