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Thunder Mountain Community Church

Connections Pastor

Thunder Mountain Community Church
Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States


Date Posted: 12/13/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor - Other Pastor - Small Group Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

One Sentence Job Description: Helps people become firmly engaged in the life and ministry of TMCC! 

 

Led By: Executive Pastor

 

Leads: Guest Services and Outreach Coordinators, Connect Group Coaches, and various other volunteers

 

FLSA Status: Exempt / Salaried

 

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

 

Key Results Areas (within first six months):

  • Guest Services - Build key relationships, assess current systems & structure and develop a vision and plan for the teams and strategies that need to be built.
  • Connect Groups – Build relationships with the Connect Group leadership team, work with the team to meet goals for a successful Fall launch, and create a plan to increase engagement with small groups.
  • Deployment – Assess TMCC’s current system of getting people connected in First Serve opportunities and create an improved process.


 Essential Functions:

 

  • Creates systems and environments throughout TMCC where attendees “stick” and connect with other people (ex: placement & volunteer care system)
  • Leads in growing a culture of radical hospitality by serving as TMCC’s Guest Services Director
  • Collaborates with Executive Pastor to help guests connect with TMCC through Engage 101 and Engage 102
  • Leads the Connect (small) Group ministry
  • Oversees Deployment Ministry (internal and external volunteer pipelines)
  • Leads and empowers Outreach Coordinator
  • Serves as a member of TMCC’s Teaching Team

 

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

 

Other

  • 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 generally accepted casual business attire for TMCC and Sierra Vista
  • 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 while communicating honestly needs to fulfill responsibilities with excellence and joy

Other Requirements

  • Background check
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record

Working Conditions

Much of the work for this role will be performed in a typical office setting where the noise levels are generally quiet. However, other components of the role require interacting with large groups of individuals in a fast-paced environment where noise and stress levels may vary. The role requires ability to work a varied schedule including weekends and some evenings.

 

Physical/Mental Demands

Requires ability to focus, analyze/interpret data, make quick decisions, and speak publicly.  Also requires ability to perform basic office administrative functions including reading, typing, filing, copying and speaking on the phone.