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Thunder Mountain Community Church

Connections Pastor

Thunder Mountain Community Church
Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 04/30/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor - Church Staff - Other Pastor - Small Group Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Transitions people from seeker to becoming engaged with TMCC so they can help form genuine Christian communities here and around the world!


Supported By: Spiritual Development Pastor


Leads: Connect Groups, Guest Services, engage! 101, Outreach, and Urgent Care ministry areas


General Schedule: Regular, full-time; includes presence at most weekend gatherings


Essential Functions:

  • Creates a connections process that helps first-time guests engage with TMCC by going through "engage! 101" and getting to "engage! 102" (part of our spiritual development / connections process)
  • Cultivates and champions TMCC’s vision that “genuine Christian community” and outreach occur primarily through the vehicle of small groups
  • Leads and supports direct reports to ensure the development, alignment and accomplishment of key objectives
  • Acts as Guest Services Director (directly supporting Hosting, Kitchen, and Baking Coordinators and following up with first-time visitors – “guests”)


Professional Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent education and experience in a related area
  • Experience leading a Small Group ministry
  • Proven experience developing leaders and high-performing teams
  • Strong leadership and people skills with ability to motivate others toward becoming fully mature, disciples of Jesus Christ
  • Experience using Church Management Systems, or ability/willingness to learn
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including good public speaking skills



  • Strong understanding of and personal commitment to the Gospel and the discipleship process
  • Possesses a high level of emotional intelligence and a warm, enthusiastic and relational personality


Preferred Professional Qualifications:

  • Ministerial degree
  • Related experience in a non-profit setting and/or church of 750 or more
  • Experience in the hospitality industry
  • Proven experience leading connections & outreach functions for a growing church
  • Expertise using church management systems such as FellowshipOne

Personal Qualifications:

  • Must be a TMCC Ministry Partner or willing to become one within three (3) months
  • Helps fulfill TMCC’s purpose, mission, vision, values, and axioms
  • Cultivates a private life that bears godly fruit with the humility of one who is saved by grace; demonstrates the character and spiritual giftedness identified in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9
  • Agrees with and adheres to the basic doctrines of faith as defined by TMCC’s Doctrinal Statement
  • Adheres to traditionally accepted Christian ethic as defined in the Bible
  • Has a heart for and strong call to serve the residents of this culturally diverse community of over 46,000 (including the neighboring military base)
  • Maintains confidential information and an environment that is free of unwholesome words and behavior
  • Adheres to Christ’s example of being a servant-leader, putting the needs and well-being of others first 

Other Requirements:

• Background check