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COMPUTER TECHNICIAN Currently studying for the CompTIA A+ Certification and will continue studying computers, taking CompTIA exams, and seeking to further my education in the IT industry. Currently, I have various Microsoft Certificates of Achievements from A Technological Advantag I hold a BA in Philosophy and Sociology (double major) and have some Graduate study in Social Work. My family has set its roots in Louisville, KY but will relocate almost anywhere, with family approval, in the United States and Mexico. Contact David S. Kessler at email@example.com
SEEKING SMALL GROUPS POSITION: Derek is beginning the search for his next ministry assignment. He is the pastor of a small church in New Mexico, but his best fit might be in a small groups role. While he doesn’t have a lot of experience managing a large group system, he is highly relational and would be a good ift in a medium-sized church…maybe anywhere from 500-2000. If you know of any possibilities or openings, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEEKING SMALL GROUPS/DISCIPLESHIP PASTOR/EXECUTIVE PASTOR POSITION: Would consider Senior Pastor, men’s ministry or missions. Jack Dyson has 16 years experience developing and overseeing a small group ministry that grew to 160 small groups, 22 coaches and 1550 people. The average adult Sunday attendance for the church was 1900. His role was director of small groups and outreach. He also had the privilege of being a trainer for Serendipity and NavPress Small Group Training Seminars. His degree is an M.A. in Leadership. His passion is helping people experience God to a greater degree than they ever imagined. He is also available for consulting in small groups & community building for local churches. He prefers to stay in the Mid-Atlantic Region but would consider North Central and South. Email: email@example.com
New Opportunity! Small Groups Pastor, Midwest US
A growing church in the Midwest is searching for a Small Groups Pastor to provide the ongoing vision, direction and implementation strategy for embracing people as they continue to transition from an “attractional” Sunday model with multitudes of diverse growth, fellowship and service opportunities to a strategic “Simple Church” model.
If that got your attention, read on. Here is the job description in summary:
1. Greatly expand the number, style, diversity, location and nature of small groups to every conceivable reason for a group to exist. Create a sustainable structure and leadership training that emphasizes a core component of “doing life together through prayer and sharing” as the single common ingredient of any group.
2. Elevate the critical nature of being in community as the center point of the disciple journey encouraging people to find daily “God Encounter” moments while moving them to “Engaging Culture”, both personally and as a group.
3. Help lead the transition of existing ministries that function primarily as large event-driven programs into a workable “smaller community” format.
More detailed information is available to qualified candidates after discussion with The Shepherd’s Staff.
Who is a qualified candidate?
Experience: A minimum of 5 years proven experience in this field in a church of similar size (1,000+). Individuals without this will not be considered. Your experience and its success will be demonstrated by glowing reference reports and may include a site visit to your current ministry.
A thorough understanding of the “Simple Church” model is essential. Actual experience with this model will be a major advantage.
Education: A Bachelor Degree in a field directly related to this area of ministry is essential. A seminary education is preferred but will not be required for the right person who has demonstrated, provable, successful experience.
If your desire, experience and education match, please let us know of your interest confidentially by clicking on “inquire.” You will have an opportunity to upload your resume, so that we can consider your experience in light of the requirements for the position. If you have any difficulties with the inquiry or uploading process, please email GregAllen@TheShepherdsStaff.com.
INTERNSHIP – HOPE CHAPEL KIHEI, MAUI HAWAII
Hope Chapel is a Christian inter-denominational church serving a membership base of 1,300 people.
Our intern program purpose is to provide hands-on experience from gifted and experienced leaders in various ministry-related areas within the church with an emphasis upon connecting people to Christ into small groups. We are looking for an intern with a pastoral heart, who desires to see new Christians grow and unconnected Christians to become networked into the Body of Christ. He or she must be relational with a people-oriented gift mix.This intern must have an “inviter and includer” mentality – that is, one who takes the initiative by reaching out to people in all the different events and settings in our church and community.
This a one year program starting Aug 27th 2010, and concludes August 21, 2011.
For single young adults only between 18yr-26yrs :seeking God for vocational training and experience in a local church setting etc
Monthy Stipend for living expenses is provided for the Small Group intern position.
For more information, application process etc contact Jason Spence at www.hopechapelmaui.com under the intern program link
SMALL GROUPS/DISCIPLESHIP PASTOR – ALBANY, NY
A large multi-site church located in Albany, New York has hired SIMA International/Ministry by Design to partner in the search for a Pastor of Spiritual Development. This is a healthy, multi-site church of 2500 that is looking for an experienced Small Groups/Discipleship pastor to lead out in the creation of environments where true life transformation can take place. The church currently has about 60 small groups, but would love to see that number grow. This position has just been created, so there is a lot of freedom to develop an effective ministry utilizing best practices and the wisdom of experience. As this pastor will be working closely with other leaders to ensure healthy spiritual development across generations, ministries and campuses, an advanced theological degree is preferred. If you feel you might be a fit for this position and would like to receive a full Opportunity Profile, please contact Search Consultant Nancy Moore via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 651-335-6527.
SMALL GROUPS PASTOR – CHICAGO AREA
The Shepherd’s Staf (www.theshepherdsstaf.com) is pleased to partner with a large church in the Chicago area to launch a nationwide search for its next Small Groups Pastor.
This Christ-focused church – which supports a membership of 5,000 people over two campuses – believes the church exists to serve the world. They are passionate about serving both local and global communities. Their vision is clear; reach the lost, lift up devoted Christians and release them into the community for God’s work. Weekend worship services are a celebration.
Small Groups are essential to the health and growth of the church. These groups connect members weekly and provide caring communities to promote spiritual growth. It is vital that the church finds the right leader to fill this very important role of Small Groups Pastor.
This church is looking for someone with a passion to “make a church smaller.” This leader must possess the skills to supervise staff and volunteers. The qualified candidate possesses administrative, leadership and communication skills. They will be a passionate leader and a self-starter with experience creating a small group culture.
- Create a small group system to represent the church as a place of community and care
- Coordinate and integrate the Small Groups program planning with other church ministries
- Ensure that all small group leaders receive training, support, and encouragement
- Develop and maintain a system for recruiting new leaders
- Create an evangelistic focus for groups so that people are brought to Christ through groups
- Ensure that groups are places of care and disciple making, not just Bible studies
- Create reporting systems to address small group’s needs
- Oversee the development of study materials for small groups
- Five or more years experience in staff leadership preferably in a large church
- Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
- Experience in recruitment and training of volunteers
- Spiritual gifts of administration and shepherding
Want to know more? (A more detailed Opportunity Profile can be provided after an initial discussion with The Shepherd’s Staf)
So, is this opportunity for you? Contact DarrellWhipple@TheShepherdsstaf.com
CORNERSTONE CHURCH OF OHIO SEEKING TO FILL TWO POSITIONS:
Student Ministries Director Position We are seeking a student ministries director who loves Jesus, is passionate about bringing students into the Kingdom and has experience in leading relational ministry. The position is full-time. This person will need to be able to communicate effectively and build relationships with unchurched students. This person will need to be able to disciple and lead adult volunteers and student leaders for this growing ministry. A fantastic set of adult volunteers, an administrative assistant, and youth bands partner with the Director of Student Ministries to build a network of leaders to support teenagers. We are looking for someone with experience in a youth pastor/student ministries director role.
Children’s Ministries Director Position We are seeking a 1/2 time children’s ministries director who loves Jesus, loves children, and has experience leading children’s programming. This person will need to be able to disciple and lead adult volunteers for this growing ministry. A great set of adult volunteers, a 20 hr elementary director, and a 20 hr early childhood director partner with the director to creatively teach children about Jesus.
Basic Information about Cornerstone Church: Cornerstone is a 16 year old congregation focused on reaching unchurched to marginally churched families with children in the home. We are located on 747 in West Chester. Cornerstone is a high energy congregation committed to taking risks to reach the hearts of those who need Christ. We serve the 7th largest school district in Ohio, Lakota, and also relate to two other public school districts and at least one private Christian school. We have a passion for missions – Locally, Nationally and Globally. Currently, we are building a new facility that will be used greatly by Student Ministries.
Resumes may be sent to email@example.com or call 513-874-0910 x312
SMALL GROUP PASTOR – OKLAHOMA CITY
1. Must be able to effectively communicate to large and small groups of people
2. Must be able to organize, structure, and oversee the implementation of small group gatherings
3. Must be able to oversee and coordinate mission efforts on behalf of Peoples Church
4. Must be able to assist in performing basic counseling duties when called upon
5. Must be able to interface with a central organization effectively
1. Effective oral and written organization
2. Effective administrative and organizational skills
3. Recruit and inspire volunteers
4. Be able to develop leaders
5. Be a team player
People’s Church – Oklahoma City. The grand opening of People’s Church was May 12, 2002, with 65 people in attendance. By 2008, People’s Church was ministering to 2000 people in three identical Sunday experiences. They have seen over 3000 people give their lives to Jesus Christ. In 2009, People’s Church added an additional 44,000 square foot facility that includes an 1800 seat auditorium. They then remodeled the existing facility into kids and youth space. People’s Church is currently running around 2700 and still growing.
Contact Justin Lathrop firstname.lastname@example.org
PART TIME FELLOWSHIP PASTOR The Servant House in Lewisville, TX, is seeking to immediately hire a Fellowship Pastor. We are a multicultural church heavily focused on church planting in four nations with ongoing local evangelism. The Fellowship Pastor is responsible for assisting the Senior Pastor in developing and organizing a comprehensive program that ministers to the social, educational, spiritual and moral development of the membership. The Fellowship Pastor is specially responsible for Married Couples Ministry, Host Home Ministry (small groups), Singles Ministry, Men Ministry (Men Moved by Mission), Women Ministry (Women of Praise) and Connection Ministry. The starting salary is $600.00 per month. The person hired for this position will be evaluated every 90 days for performance and a raise will be granted for outstanding performance and team building. The plan is for this to be a full time position in 24 months. A larger salary is available, if the person has a track record of being an outstanding Christian Education Pastor. To obtain more info, please visit our web site at http://www.theservanthouse.org. Contact Pastor Will Langstaff Jr. at 214-289-8810 or e-mail me at email@example.com. Please send a resume.
SMALL GROUP PASTOR – EAST COAST
Are you able to build a large small group ministry integrated with an overall adult discipleship plan? A large Christian Missionary Alliance church on the East Coast is conducting a managed search for this vision-casting leader/coaching pastor through Tim Cox, Senior Search Consultant with Ministry by Design. Please contact him for more information about this opportunity with confidence in complete confidentiality. Email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SMALL GROUP PASTOR – VIRGINIA: Highlands Fellowship is a multi-site, multi-venue church pursuing the local and global glory of God. The church averages 3000 in worship in four locations. We currently are equipping international pastors from around the world at our global peace house/village and then sending groups out to partner with those pastors and churches to reach the world for Jesus. The church also ministers locally in multiple ways to plant peace and purpose in the lives of the people. We are looking for a small groups pastor to manage our purpose driven process in making disciples. Experience in managing large groups of people is a must with a heart for the purposes of God and His people. Please contact Deborah Whitt Executive Assistant to the Pastor at 276-492-6425
AREA LEADER – FLORIDA Christ Fellowship’s Gardens Campus. This is a FT, salaried position + full benefits; a M-Th position and includes weekend hours and evening commitments on occasion. A very exciting opportunity at one of the largest churches in the country that is a rapidly-growing multi-site giga-church, including an online campus with a global reach. Be a part of shaping community-building strategies for the next generation!
Leadership experience and passion for small group ministry are musts. This person will work closely with the Community Life Pastor (Reid Smith) from core (impacting all campuses) and be responsible for owning and optimizing the healthy development of groups at our Gardens Campus of 5,500+ people. Will provide leadership and support for a team of approximately 15 Community Leaders and have some responsibility for a second campus and their CL team.
Employment applications can be downloaded from http://gochristfellowship.com/about-us/employment/how-to-apply/ – complete, scan, and return to email@example.com
SMALL GROUPS – PALM BEACH, FLORIDA – Want to jump into the front lines of global impact?! As you experience the rapidly expanding mega-church, multi-site environment of Christ Fellowship’s Life Group Ministry, you will learn how to mobilize God’s people into missional-living through biblical relationships.
We invite you to join us for a year of intensive and exhilerating growth, as you gain the understanding and expertise necessary to build a dynamic small group ministry, balanced with a spiritual growth plan customized to you. Come partner with our energetic and innovative community-building team, and reap wisdom from their years of experience through enriching mentorship (both professional and personal).
The time is now to be an agent of influence in your generation by discovering how to develop and deploy a community which fulfills The Great Commandment and The Great Commission.
- One Year in Length (September ‘09-August ‘10)
- Self-Supported through sponsership
- Limited Intern Housing Provided (first come, first serve)
- Initial professional network developed
- Mega-church, multi-site dynamic & exposure
- Personal & Professional intentional mentorship
- Customized track for development of personal strengths
- Exposure to & interaction with all facets of Adult Ministries
- At completion of program, HR will assist placement into full-time vocational ministry position
- Balanced strategic development in the following areas :
- Assimilation & Connection
- Discipleship & Leadership Development
- Service & Volunteerism
- Missional Outreach
- Worship & Weekend Experience
We also have a PART TIME INTERNSHIP available.
For more information, please contact Shila Schweigert at ShilaS@cftoday.org or 561-799-7603 x1523