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Fellowship Pastor

Lynden, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 12/10/2012
Categories: Small Group Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

One of the 5 purposes of our church is connecting people in vibrant, life-giving relationships where they love one another and fulfill the one another commands of Jesus. This is how the world will know He is alive! We do this by connecting people into small groups and relationships in a variety of ways to meet the ever-increasing needs of people we serve and want to come to Christ. This is social architecture where we work with God joining one living stone upon another to build a temple God can appear in His glory. This job includes:

1. oversight of all our LIFE groups and their health and development

2. recruiting, developing and supporting a dynamic team of fellowship champions in every geographic area in Whatcom County

3. working with the assimilation team to connect people in any and every way we can to group life and ministry

4. developing the use of the Hub in Everson and discovering where else we need a hub to service our people and their growth

5. working with all our ministries and their leaders to create, sustain and deepen our sense of community

6. recruiting people for groups at all our weekend services as well as recruiting and training leaders

7. working with the pastoral team to develop sermon series materials we should use for our small groups and sharing in the preaching as needed

Gifting Required:  leadership, administration, exhortation and teaching

Needs to be able to preach, teach and cast vision. Excellent people skills but also task oriented in order to connect people in groups.

Personality:  prefer Influencer - Otter/Lion or IDSC

Education:  BA with some biblical and counseling background

Experience:  5-7 years of ministry experience in pastoral ministry of some sort. Knows how to nurture, support, correct and even confront.

Salary:  to be discussed

Start date: as soon as possible