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Groups Pastor

Posted by: Connie Borth

Posted date: Feb-06-2017

Location: Medford, OR

Medford First is a growing multi-generational, multi-cultural, multi-congregational church with a focus on helping people take their next-steps in finding & following Jesus.

In the past three years we have seen strong growth in both gathering people for worship and in sending them out on mission.  We’ve grown from 800 to 1,400 in weekend worship attendance, launched a growing Spanish-speaking congregation, seen 70% of our congregation participate in discipleship environments, and increased engagement with our neighborhood through community service initiatives and strengthened relationships with our local and global mission partners.

Our Vision –
 Helping people take their next steps in finding and following Jesus.

Our Values –
 We are: Loving, Authentic, Growing, Optimistic, Generous, and Missional


Connect people to growth groups by recruiting and developing leaders and providing administrative support that effectively monitors people getting connected to groups.




Recruiting and Developing Leaders

·       Recruit new leaders and train them using the “Starting Strong” training guide on an ongoing basis

·       Evaluate barriers to leader recruitment and creatively work to remove those barriers

·       Particularly work to remove barriers for young adults and families to get connected, helping to elevate leadership development within the church

·       Develop group leaders to become coaches and lead coaches within the groups system

·       Communicate vision casting and information consistently and effectively with the groups team


Weekly Administration in Groups

·       Monitor attendance tracking systems, assisting to report weekly attendance numbers for groups

·       Ensure leaders are able to utilize the attendance tracking systems

·       Manage the Growth Groups Budget


Providing Effective Sermon-Based Curriculums

·       Write sermon based Growth Group leader guides that help people take next steps and are in keeping with the theology and doctrine of the Church of the Nazarene

·       Help to coordinate and write a significant portion of the Daily Devotional Guides that accompany the sermon series


Personal Growth and Development

·       Participate in Grow Team meetings for information, input and training

·       Attend leadership community for training


·       Various other duties and projects as assigned


Average Hours/Week: 32 Hours

Status: Part Time

Location: Medford, OR

Reports To:  Grow Pastor

Position Information
Organization Name Only members can view this field.
Location Medford, OR
District Oregon Pacific
State/Province Oregon
Position Title Groups Pastor
Position Classification Discipleship/Equipping
PositionType Part-time
Deadline for Applications
Contact Information
Contact Preference Send resumes by Email only.
First & Last Name Connie Borth
Title Grow Pastor
Email cborth@mednaz.com