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Small Groups Pastor

New Venture Christian Fellowship

Oceanside, CA

Category: Other Ministry Jobs & Christian

Posted on: July 20, 2011

Job Description:

New Venture Christian Fellowship is looking for someone who brings a heart for people, strong_noemailanizational and administrative gifts and ministry experience in building a mega-church's Small Group Network. Requires strong_noemailworking skills and the drive to connect people throughout the church. Must be able to accept the challenge and produce an ever growing number of home group leaders and coaches, which serve as the central relationship-building and teaching mechanism of New Venture Christian Fellowship.

The Pastor of Small Groups will work under the direct supervision of NVCF's Pastor of Administration & Follow Up and in harmony with other staff members and ministry team leaders in fulfilling the church's mission and vision as established by the Senior Pastor, accepting the vital leadership role to initiate and offer coaching,_noemailanization, and support for a thriving ministry to NVCF.

The Small Group Ministry of NVCF is the central connection/relationship building/teaching mechanism in fulfilling the second of NVCF's 3-fold mission which is to:

REACH... People for Christ (Celebration Services)
TEACH... People the Things of Christ (NVCF Small Groups)
RELEASE... People to the Work of Christ

The method of teaching in the Small Groups is sermon-based. All ministry large group teaching culminates in offering placement in Small Groups for further instruction on the respective subject.


Small Group Department
The Pastor of Small Groups will meet a minimum of 2 times a week with the Small Groups Coordinator.

Small Groups Vision & Growth
Provide a strategic plan for the immediate and future growth of Small Groups within our ministry, with the goal of having a Small Group available for every member of our church body.

Small Group Coaches
Oversee recruitment of coaches who have responsibility over 5 small group leaders.

Small Group Leaders
Oversee recruitment of Leader(s) for Small Groups, providing monthly training.

Training & Equipping Coaches/Leaders
Oversee ongoing training meetings for coaches and leaders every three weeks, influencing & developing additional leaders into NVCF Small Groups_noemailwork.

Tracking System
Development of a tracking system to monitor ongoing Small Groups and keep track of growth and health of all ministry Small Groups on a weekly basis.


Commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and with attention to detail.

Strong_noemailmunication and writing skills.

Professional appearance and demeanor.

Must be willing to work on weekends and extended hours if needed to_noemailplete assigned tasks/projects.

Spiritually mature and able to live a positive Christian lifestyle in accordance with NVCF policies and procedures as stated in employee handbook.

Passionate celebration and ownership of the vi 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Small Groups Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Other Ministry Jobs & Christian
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Church Size:
1000 - 1500

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New Venture Christian Fellowship
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4000 Mystra Drive
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