Restoration Community Church is looking for a Connections Resident who will partner with our Connections Pastor to continue to support and grow our small groups community. The primary purpose of our residency program is to provide a hands on learning opportunity through relational/practical ministry experience. This experience will provide residents with a chance to gain practical ministry training, while working in an atmosphere that is both personal and professional. Under guidance, support, and coaching, residents will learn new leadership skills and personally develop core competencies that will enhance their abilities to become a more well round Christ-following leader. If you have a passion for building and fostering community, enjoy coming alongside leaders to help create attractional environments, and make disciples through small groups then this right for you!
Title: Connections Resident
Reports to: Connections Pastor
Hours Per Week: Average of 20-30 hours a week.
Primary Objective: To grow and cultivate a discipleship centered community in a Groups setting.
Key Responsibility Areas:
Plan and Execute Connect Weekend (3x/year) alongside Connections Pastor
Plan and Execute Group Leader Training (3x/year) alongside Connections Pastor
Coach 1-2 Group Leaders and attend monthly Coaching meetings
Lead (or Co-Lead) a Restoration Group
Engage Groups in serving opportunities in and through Restoration alongside Connections Pastor and Community Impact Director
Maintain monthly attendance and follow-up with Group Leaders as needed
Commitment to growing in leadership development by using Leadership Pathways curriculum weekly
Other duties as assigned
A personal commitment to follow Jesus.
Demonstrate commitment to see Restoration function within the scope of best practices in ministry principles.
Agreement with the mission of Restoration
Strong leadership that will attract and mobilize others
Highly relational and able to draw all types of people in
Willingness to work in teams
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
Loving people into a lifestyle of passionately following Jesus
Evangelism: We shamelessly share our faith
Discipleship: We believe everyone has a next step
Redemption: We sweat and bleed with God to restore people and places
Community: We move people from rows to circles
Multiplication: We reproduce disciples, groups and churches
Staff Behavioral Values:
Humble: We are teachable
Hungry: We are never satisfied with the status quo
Hustle: We are biased towards urgency and action
Healthy: We are responsible for our own self-care
Heart Smart: We are emotionally and socially aware
Hand it Off: We develop leaders
Humor: We have fun