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White River Christian Church

Equipping Pastor

White River Christian Church
Noblesville, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 06/26/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor - Discipleship Pastor - Missions/Domestic - 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 Equipping Pastor will provide leadership for engaging people in faith development so that they would live missionally. Through empowering them in community and developing learning opportunities; they can serve faithfully in their homes, workplaces, neighborhoods and church.



  • 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

  • Insightful in identifying a person’s gifts and thoughtful in activating them for Kingdom work



  • Lead and create opportunities to build bridges for people to move them along our faith development process

    • Implement structure for people engaging in ministry at WRCC and outside of WRCC

    • Identify curriculum, spiritual practices, opportunities for a person to deepen their faith so that they will live missionally and influence others

    • Provide resources and ongoing support for WRCC small groups, crafting intentional opportunities for groups to live missionally

    • Leads a team to create sermon based content for small groups that leads them through the faith development plan

    • Oversees Faith Development blog

  • Lead strategy and structure for faith development by experiencing community that sends them out to mission

    • 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, guiding them with our Faith Development Plan.

      • Empower leaders to activate their groups to live missionally

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

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

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

    • 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.

  • Oversee funeral ministry

    • Coordinate Funerals / Oversight of Funeral Meal Team



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

  • Participate in WRCC IGP initiatives

  • Committed to growing as a follower of Jesus and servant 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 Equipping Pastor will report directly to the Faith Development Pastor and will be responsible and submissive to the Elders of WRCC.

All resumes should be submitted to Tom Rich our Faith Development Pastor @