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Sagebrush Community Church

Community Groups Pastor

Sagebrush Community Church
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Date Posted: 10/15/2012
Categories: Small Group Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Sagebrush Community Church

Community Groups Pastor

Sagebrush Community Church is a culturally relevant, outsider-driven church located in the high desert of New Mexico with 9,000 weekly attendees and 6 campuses.


Purpose Statement

A Community Groups Pastor is responsible for shepherding and leading 40-50 group leaders by encouraging and equipping them around our six leader essentials.



The profile of a Community Groups Pastor should be a blend between people and task personality traits. He also should have one or more of the following spiritual gifts: leadership, discernment, exhortation, teaching and pastor/shepherd.


Priorities & Responsibilities

Shepherd Leaders (40%)

  1. Meet one on one with leaders 3-4 times a year.
  2. Equip and develop each leader around our 6 leader essentials.
  3. Monitor the health, effectiveness and duration of groups.
  4. Be available to minister and serve each leader.

Enlist Leaders (20%)

  1. Interview all new leaders in preperation for each GroupMatch. (connection events)
  2. Identify leader apprentices and begin development process.
  3. Constantly recruit new leaders.

Oversee Multiplication (10%)

  1. Track group progress through 12-24 month duration.
  2. Encourage apprentice enlistment at least 6 months before multiplication date.
  3. Ensure timely multiplication of all groups.

Administration (15%)

  1. Oversee the update of group data.
  2. Contact each starter group to determine which groups are continuing into Community Groups.
  3. Verify that all group information is current and accurate.

Training Events (5%)

  1. Assist in GroupMatch as needed.
  2. Participate in leading and serving at Community Group Leader Orientation.
  3. Participate in Leaders Edge.

Baptism (10%) - (Possible responsibility)

  1. Oversee contacts from weekend service for RS campus.
  2. Administer Baptism classes.
  3. Oversee coordinating baptism on RS campus.

Reports to

Adult Ministries Pastor


The qualified canidate should ...


1. Have 3-5 years of full-time ministry experience. If you do not not have at least 3 years, please do NOT apply.

2. A minimum of a Bible College degree or seminary degree.

3. A high drive for excellence with the bandwidth to multi-task several projects/people.

4. Demonstrate that your own personal relationship is growing with Christ.

5. Desire to be a part of a team of Pastors.

6. Have a track record of building volunteer teams.

7. Have a track record of growth in your ministry.


Benefits for this position include the following:
* Full-time position with competitive pay based on experience. (45-50K per year, plus benefits)

* Complete health, life, dental, and vision for the whole family. (only cost you $154 per month)

* 3% of your Salary in a retirement account.
* Three weeks paid vacation per year.
* Excellent tools such as a MacBook and iPhone.
* Continued training and ongoing development of seasoned pastors.

If this looks like a position you are interested in applying for, please DO NOT respond at since we do not monitor emails there or call our church offices; instead, send your updated resume, two vocational references, one personal reference, and a current personal photo to

We will reply to your email with next steps. Thanks!


Scott Harrop