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Groups don’t end they multiply!

Group leaders play a crucial role in the life of our church. They are on the frontlines of ministry, impacting Johnson County and beyond with the transformational love of Jesus. They are shepherds to the groups they lead, cultivating and creating environments of spiritual growth and mobilizing members to lifestyles of service.

Interested in becoming a small group leader? We’ve made it as easy as possible for you to begin leading a group.

Here’s how…

  1. Review the leader overview below for qualifications/wins/expectations.
  2. Apply online and someone from our team will contact you.
  3. Meet with the Small Group staff member.

If you are interested in leading a Group please fill out this APPLICATION? 

Leader Overview

QUALIFICATIONS FOR GROUP LEADERS

Have a personal, growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Recognize the Bible as the authority for their lives.

Have the time, emotional capacity, and spiritual discernment to lead a group.

WIN FOR GROUP LEADERS

To create a small group environment where people can pursue authentic relationships and spiritual growth.

EXPECTATIONS OF GROUP LEADERS

Register your group (link here)

Lead the group by facilitating the group meeting, monitoring its health and duration, and promoting participation among group members.

Commit to engaging in service opportunities provided by the church. Service opportunities can be found (link here)

Connect via Zoom or face-to-face with Nate Severson once a quarter.

Participate in group leader trainings.

Leader Resources

Digital Studies — Are you leading a small group and wondering what your group should study next?  Here are some resources to help your group take that next step.

Ice Breaker Questions/Conversation Starters HERE

RightNow Media — RightNow Media is an online library that gives you instant access to thousands of Bible study videos, complimentary from Hillcrest!  Most studies come with leader guides and small group questions. Click for your free access HERE.

Anthology — Anthology is a list of small group studies for life and faith (North Point Community Church) that include small group guides HERE.

Life Church — Life Church has great resources on a variety of topics that will help your small group grow together HERE.

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