The Small Group Ministry Leader is a leader and administrator of Small Groups at Regester Chapel United Methodist Church. Small Groups at Regester Chapel provide the people of our church with the opportunity and resources to experience real relationships,
study God’s Word, and promote a sense of community within our church. The Small Group Leader shall organize and administer Small Groups; connect current and new members into Small Groups; recruit and train Small Group Leaders; provide Small Group study materials;
work with the Senior Pastor to ensure Small Group activities are aligned with the mission of Regester Chapel.
10-15 hours weekly
A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ, and a vital, growing relationship with Him
Ability and experience in establishing and leading Small Groups
Sense a calling to serve in this kind of ministry and an ability to clearly articulate that calling to others
Ability and experience as a leader and recruiter of volunteers
In coordination with the senior Pastor, formulate the church-wide vision for Small Groups
Connect current and new members who express an interest in Small Groups into group life.
Administrate small group launches twice a year and manage groups once they have started.
Regularly equip and empower new Small Group leaders and hosts.
Recruit new Small Group leaders and hosts throughout the year.
Run new Small Group leaders’ training programs as needed.
Coach all Small Group leaders and hosts on a monthly or quarterly basis on topics such as:
- Mentoring in small groups
- Multiplying small groups
- Managing conflict
- Facilitating discussion and prayer
- Weekly phone calls.
- Monthly one-on-one mentoring times.
- Once a year small group visits.
- Personal thank you notes.
Develop Sermon Based Small Group materials and/or acquire study materials for use in small groups.
Review available resources for Small Groups with the Small Group leaders.
Monitor Small Groups’ well-being and growth.
Accountability: The Small Group Ministry Leader is under the supervision of the Senior Pastor. Small Group curricula and themes will be coordinated with the Committee on Discipleship. The Staff Parish Relationship Committee shall provide
support and consultation to the Small Group Leader.