Adult Group Leadership

Experience firsthand how leading a group can change your life.

every group needs a leader.

And every leader needs a group.

Group leaders create a place where people can be real and grow. Along the way, they find their faith grows as well. Perhaps it’s time for you to step up and lead. Curious about leadership? Take a step to see if group leadership is right for you.

 

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How we'll help you lead

Staff Coaching

You’ll be provided with an expert coach to personally guide you as you lead.

New Leader Onboarding

You’ll be equipped to lead great group meetings and launch your group well.

Online Resources

You’ll have access to helpful content including recommended group study plans.

Development Opportunities

You’ll be provided with ongoing trainings to help you continue to grow as a leader. 

Hear about leadership from people just like you.

woman reading from book at community group

Women's Groups

"At first I wasn’t sure I was ready to lead. Looking back, I’m so glad I took the step to lead. I love my group and my faith has grown through leading. It’s also been great to have a staff person I know I can call when I have questions."

two men in a community group laughing

Men's Groups

"Stepping up to lead has been one of the best decisions I’ve made in my own spiritual growth. I’ve learned so much that’s helped me in other areas of life as well as in leading my group."

Marrieds' Groups

"Leading a group together has been one of the best things we’ve done. It’s grown us personally as well as together. Now we can’t imagine not leading."

Ready to become a leader?

We’ve made it as easy as possible for you to begin leading a group. Here’s how.

  1. Review the Leader Overview.
  2. Apply online.
  3. Interview with a Groups staff member.

Become a Leader

Leader Overview

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

  • Have a personal, growing relationship with Jesus Christ (preferably for two years or more).
  • Recognize the Bible as the authority for their lives.
  • Have Community Group experience (preferably).
  • Have the time, emotional capacity, and moral discernment to lead a group.
  • Lead the group by facilitating the group meeting, monitoring its health and duration, and promoting participation among group members.
  • Commit to engaging in leadership development opportunities provided by the church.
  • Recognize the influence associated with group leadership.
  • For Married Community Groups, both husband and wife actively participate in all group leadership activities.