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White River Christian Church

Groups Pastor

White River Christian Church
Noblesville, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 04/04/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor - Small Group Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


White River Christian Church exists to connect every life to Jesus.  The Groups Pastor will provide leadership for developing community for the members of WRCC and supporting a leadership structure to aid in its growth and longevity.



  • Passionate about seeing people connected in community

  • High motor, eagerness and grit to achieve goals

  • Theologically sharp mind, insightful

  • Loves being with people

  • Self-starter who is able to work well in a team



  • Oversee and implement group strategy for all adults

    • Recruiting and train group leaders

      • Empower and mentor high capacity leaders to take their next steps in leadership development as group leaders

      • Recruit and equip group leaders and hosts, guiding them with our Faith Development Plan.

    • Develop ‘on-ramps’ for congregation to participate in groups

      • Serve as the primary champion for community at WRCC, promoting group participation and mentoring through publicity efforts and introductory opportunities.

      • Work with Faith Development Pastor to create annual Faith Development Campaign

      • Provide resources and ongoing support for WRCC small groups, crafting intentional opportunities for small groups to serve and grow together.

    • Implement CCB as a primary method for group leaders to care and communicate to members

      • Produce regular statistics and determine measurable gauges that help the WRCC leadership team determine the most effective small group and spiritual growth efforts of the church.

    • Partner with the Connections Pastor in connecting new people to groups and ensuring effective placement.

      • Collaborate with other WRCC  ministry leaders to create consistency within our group communities.

    • Curriculum Development

      • Leads a team to create sermon based content for small groups

      • Oversees Faith Development blog

  • Lead Young Adults Initiatives (18-32)

    • Create a welcoming culture for this age group via groups and organizing outreach initiatives



  • Participate in Pastoral Care rotation (hospital visitation/shut-in)

  • Participate in WRCC Strategic Initiatives

  • Continue to grow and learn as a Christ-follower, pastor, and leader



  • Distinctly called into ministry in the local church and is passionate about Jesus and His Kingdom

  • Reveres and honors God’s word in ministry and life

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree preferred



The Groups Pastor will report directly to the Faith Development Pastor and will be responsible and submissive to the Elders of WRCC.


SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER to our Faith Development Pastor Tom Rich -