Groups Pastor

Eastside Christian Church
Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 05/08/2018
Categories: Small Group Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Ministry Description

Groups Pastor – Name TBD

Updated – May 2018



Date of Hire




Full-time Salaried



Direct Supervisor – Executive Pastor


Character Requirements

  1. Immersed believer of Jesus Christ and actively involved in the local church.
  2. A conviction on the infallibility of God’s Word.
  3. Ordained minister of the gospel, or willing to go through the process of ordination.
  4. Demonstrate a genuine love for people as the highest priority of ministry through communication, cooperation, and personal relationships.
  5. Demonstrate a love for Jesus where he is both Lord and Savior.
  6. Demonstrate a commitment of covenant relationship to paid and volunteer co-workers of love, honor, acceptance, open communication, honesty, and harmony.
  7. Exhibit a work ethic of initiative, follow-through, organization, and positive attitude.
  8. Maintain a consistent, personal devotional life with Jesus Christ.
  9. Maintain a wholesome family life through time, priority, and commitment.
  10. Be involved in the regular study of God’s Word and any extra-Biblical literature that will advance knowledge of the scriptures.
  11. Be regularly dependent upon prayer for all areas of personal life and ministry.


Desired Traits and Proficiencies

  1. Highly skilled with computer applications; Word, Excel, Church database systems, Pro-Presenter, etc.
  2. Actively involved in social media for furthering relationship contacts and advancing kingdom causes.
  3. Ability and willingness to be flexible with work hours, understanding that the ministry involves both daytime and evening responsibilities.
  4. Excellent organizational skills.
  5. Ability to lead teams toward specific objectives and causes.
  6. Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at the same time.
  7. Excellent attention to detail.
  8. Ability to communicate on a personal level in one-on-one settings.
  9. Effective public communicator in small group settings, as well as large group settings.
  10. Engaging preacher of God’s Word.
  11. Highly extroverted.
  12. Magnetic charisma that attracts people.
  13. Motivator of people.
  14. Ability to be creative, visionary, thinking outside the box.
  15. Committed to this position for at least five years.
  16. Proven track record of willingness to work hard, including both hours and effort.
  17. Financially responsible with church budgets.
  18. Devoted to the overall vision of the church.
  19. Strong understanding of scripture; doctrinally sound and consistent with the teaching of the Independent Christian Church.
  20. Submissive and coachable to leadership.
  21. Punctual.
  22. Highly accomplished written communicator.
  23. Ability to handle conflict resolution.


Position Responsibilities

  1. Oversee the entire group ministry for adults at all campuses of Eastside.
  2. Recruit and train all group leaders; both corporately and individually.
  3. Build and manage the curriculum available for use of all groups.
  4. Individually meet regularly with all leaders for encouragement and support.
  5. Regularly attend as many groups as possible for support.
  6. Connect as many people as possible into adult groups ministry.
  7. Keep detailed and accurate records of all groups.
  8. Build a system of “felt-need” support groups that can be offered to the church and community.
  9. Teach Third Pointe of the Pathway program and connect people to groups who have attended.
  10. Champion the accomplishment of all goals in the “Caring Family” marker of the 2020 Vision.
  11. Serve on the 2020 Vision Team.
  12. Attend and be actively involved with the general staff team of Eastside.
  13. Be available to preach at worship services when called upon.
  14. Serve as a pastor to the church family when called upon.


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