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Christ Church

Life Group Pastor

Christ Church
Hickory, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 06/11/2013
Categories: Small Group Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Our Mission: To reach millions of unchurched persons by developing thousands of fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.


About Christ Church: Christ Church is a growing, vibrant, multi-site church. Lead Pastor, Charles Kyker, tells the membership class that we only want to reach two types of people at Christ Church: unchurched and those who want to reach unchurched. Christ Church’s passion is not to have Life Groups but to be a church composed of Life Groups as they lead to Life Transformation.


Job Qualifications:

  • Fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ

  • Passion for Life Groups

  • Proven Leadership

  • Ability to relate well with all types of people

  • Computer knowledge

  • Flexibility

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Commitment to Christ Church and goals set forth by the Lead Pastor and Leadership Team

  • Education and/or experience in Life Group Ministries


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts to help achieve the mission of Christ Church through Life Groups

  • Work with the Lead Pastor and Campus Pastors to coordinate a comprehensive Life Group strategy that reflects and upholds Christ Church’s vision statement

  • Equip and train current Lay Pastors

  • Identify, train, and equip emerging leaders

  • Teach Lay Pastors to do the same

  • Develop and maintain a Mentoring Lay Pastor ministry through “Coaching”.

  • Multiply Life Groups

  • Increase Life Group visibility and participation among all campuses

  • Work with curriculum writer to develop high quality Grow Groups (Sermon Based Small Groups)

  • Attend required staff meetings and leadership team meetings

  • Servant’s Heart---being willing to serve in the best seat on the bus for Christ Church to accomplish its mission of “Reaching and Developing”.