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GT Church

Life Groups Pastor

GT Church
West Lawn, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 05/02/2016
Categories: Discipleship Pastor - Small Group Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The role of the Life Groups pastor is to be the champion for small group life at GT Church. You are an energetic team-builder, process-oriented, and passionate about life change. As the groups pastor, you are an influencer. You can spot natural giftings, recruit and build teams, and encourage people to take the next step on their faith journey. You are process-oriented – knowing what it takes to get from here to there by creating systems that are scalable and easily replicated. And finally, you are energized by the prospect of witnessing life change. Sound like you? We’d be thrilled to meet you too. Please visit to apply.



  • Dynamic and proven team-builder who is passionate about recruiting and equipping volunteers and developing group leaders and coaches
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Hospitable, friendly spirit
  • A clear calling into full time ministry
  • Past experience in volunteer recruitment and training
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid work ethic and ability to self-motivate, effectively prioritize, and multi-task
  • Team-player with the ability to create systems/standard operating procedures
  • Ability to lead and facilitate a GT First Steps group, Follow group, Life Group and Influence U.
  • Church credential holder or seeking credentialing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to point-lead a complex department
  • Develop and maintain an annual plan that ensures continuous improvement and growth of small-group involvement by the congregation.
  • Plan and execute regular small-group connection events as a means of bridging the gap between attractional environments and growth environments.
  • Implement methods of recruiting team leaders and small-group participants and develop processes that ensure a healthy small-groups growth rate over time.
  • Function as the overall leader of all small groups, coaching and equipping small-group leaders in the successful completion of their day-to-day duties and responsibilities.
  • Foster a strong, active, growth- and recruiting-focused network of small-group leaders, group members, and individuals interested in becoming part of the church’s small-groups ministry.
  • Plan and execute regular small-group leader training and appreciation events, ensuring the existence of a healthy body of small-group leaders upon which to grow a strong small-groups ministry.
  • Create promotional materials and communication methods that ensure everyone at the church is aware of the small-groups ministry area, its purpose and importance, and how to get connected.
  • Identify, develop, and/or select small-group curriculum and other small-group study materials and tools.
  • Drive and coordinate periodic book series/corporate small-group campaigns in conjunction with the church’s weekend services.