Groups Director/Pastor

Sun Valley Community Church
Gilbert, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 04/26/2018
Categories: Associate Pastor - Discipleship Pastor - Small Group Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 7501 to 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Summary of Position:


The Groups Director/Pastor is responsible for helping people take the next step in their relationship with Jesus. This role would provide leadership over the many ministry environments to adults beyond weekend services with an emphasis on connecting people to relationship and responsibility. This position would be responsible for leading a team that oversees assimilation, baptism, small groups, bridge groups, local outreach and recovery ministries.


The Preferred Candidate:

  • Experience leading groups and building/sustaining systems that facilitate over 100 groups.

  • Strengths in the following areas: leadership, strategy, development, communication as well as

    strong relational abilities and a proven track record of demonstrating these strengths in past

    and/or current ministry settings.

  • Self-motivated, not needing micro-management, yet loves to live life with a team.

  • Minimum of an earned Bachelor’s Degree.

  • The preferred candidate would have full-time experience working in a church of over 2,000 in a

    multi-site context.

  • Align with the vision, values, and doctrinal statement of Sun Valley Community Church.


    Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the process of helping people take their next steps in order that they would meet, know, and follow Jesus.

  • Reproduce and advance the Sun Valley culture, best practices, systems and ministry environments at the Gilbert Campus.

  • Execute the vision of Groups/Next Step ministry through strategic planning, implementation and alignment with ministry constants, ongoing evaluation of environments, and oversight of the ministry budget.

  • Empower staff and volunteers to lead Next Step ministry through creating a culture of leadership, recruitment, development, training, and reproduction.

  • Encourage Groups/Next Step staff through prayer, spiritual direction and the development of a fun, engaging, creative and relational team environment. 

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