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651 N. Wayne Ave.
United States

Position Type

Community Group Director


Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA)

Ministry Area


Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

Church of the Saviour is a nondenominational Christ-centered church of approximately 1,000 people
in the Philadelphia suburb of Wayne, Pennsylvania. We are called by Jesus Christ to engage our
community and beyond to the glory of God. We take the Great Commission and the Great
Commandment seriously and generously support local outreach and global missions. We have
personally experienced the Good News of Jesus Christ and now count it both a privilege and honor to
be ministers of reconciliation to a lost and hurting world. We depend on the Holy Spirit to enable and
empower us to fulfill God’s plan for our lives and our church. We are certain that Christ is supreme in
all things, and we are most fully alive and fulfilled when most fully glorifying Him.
The Women’s Ministry / Community Group Director has a heart for seeing people, and specifically
women, mature as disciples of Christ. They are responsible for the vision and strategic leadership of
the Women’s and Community Group ministries, ensuring that these large and multi-faceted
ministries support the church’s vision, mission, values, culture, and discipleship model. A leader of
leaders, the Director recruits, oversees, and equips a diverse and committed group of volunteers to
deliver the vision and mission.
The Women’s Ministry / Community Group Director reports directly to the Executive Pastor and
collaborates closely with relevant ministry and operations staff. This ministry position is full-time,
exempt, requires 45 to 55 hours per week, and will include but is not limited to the following essential
job functions:

Primary Responsibilities
Women’s Ministry:
• Develop and execute a vision for maturing women as disciples of Christ as part of the overall
vision and mission of the church.
• Create a multiplying mentoring ministry that not only connects women with each other, but
also equips and emboldens them to serve Christ in the ways He calls them.
• Support, without reservation, COS’s complementarian position by engaging and
encouraging women to use their gifts to honor God and allow Him to expand His kingdom in
them and through them.
• Engage in teaching women through Biblical understanding, personal devotion, prayer, and
life experiences.
• Ensure the ministry is effective in reaching and addressing the needs of nonbelievers,
presenting the truth of the Gospel, and connecting seekers with relevant resources and
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• Equip and lead new and existing leaders by identifying, recruiting, and nurturing new
leaders; providing coaching and training; and fostering a Christ-centered, prayer-dependent,
missional culture across the team.
• Proactively coordinate with relevant peer ministries (e.g., Care, Kids, Student, College,
Missions, Family).
• Manage the Women’s Ministry online presence and communications.
• Oversee all administrative components of ministry operations (e.g., finances, calendar,
curriculum, facility needs, internal communications).
• Foster opportunities for multi-generational ministry.
• Promote missions and service opportunities for women to grow as disciples of Christ.
• Perform other duties as required, consistent with the mission of Church of the Saviour.

Community Groups: The Community Group Director provides support and development to existing
community group leaders and contributes to the growth of community groups by enlisting and
developing future leaders.
• Identify, recruit, train, and support new and existing community group leaders.
• Engage with groups and leaders regularly through one-on-one leader meetings and be
available to visit to each group as needed.
• Develop and maintain a leadership support and training system for community group
• Work with leaders to monitor the health, effectiveness, and duration of groups.
• Maintain and further develop both the quality and quantity of community groups to a high
standard of excellence for participants.
• Keep service and missions as core components of community group DNA through
developed training and experiences.
• Keep the Community Group ministry in a multiplying mode by guiding leaders as they
identify and begin to develop apprentice leaders.
• Connect with apprentice leaders and provide next steps for their training and development.
• Oversee the biannual community group registration process for church wide community
groups. This includes overseeing the collection of information on open groups, establishing
new groups and new leaders, and recruiting at least one (ideally two) community groups that
are always open to those new at COS.
• Produce weekly sermon-based notes for community groups based on the ‘Sticky Church’
model by Larry Osborne.
• Develop and provide the Executive Leadership Team with accurate metrics to demonstrate
where the ministry currently is and to provide a roadmap for areas of healthy growth.
Core Competencies and Values
• A heart for God that is evidenced by proven character and a spiritual mindedness that
understands that “apart from Christ we can do nothing”.
• A Spirit-led believer, growing in personal sanctification and motivated to increase in spiritual
• An approachable person of integrity, authenticity, and transparency, marked by humility.
• A compassionate person who seeks to empathize and understand the hearts of others.
• A servant whose love for the gospel and heart for the lost is evident to others.
• Able to model, motivate, lead, and train others in Christian maturity.
• Possesses the heart and gifts of a shepherd.
• Eager to minister in the ever-diversifying suburban Main Line setting.
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• Collaborates well in groups by valuing people, affirming diverse gifts, and compromising
• More committed to moving people through a discipleship process than managing events.
• Works well with individuals by giving and receiving feedback constructively and resolving
conflict effectively.
• Demonstrates commitment to the Church of the Saviour mission, discipleship process,
values, and team culture.
• Demonstrates passion for going beyond expectations.
• Is a leader of leaders – develops volunteers and lay leaders effectively.
• Displays flexibility and adaptability; able to pivot quickly and flourish in an ever-changing

• A positive attitude and professional demeanor.
• Well-developed interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence.
• Persuasive communication and written skills.
• Experience in a relevant field either as a staff member or an accomplished volunteer with
increasing responsibility preferred.
• Proven experience leading and developing volunteer leaders.
• Bachelor’s degree required; formal biblical training preferred.
• A heart for transformational life-on-life ministry that sees this position as a calling and not
merely a job.
• Demonstrated passion for sharing Christ with people of all ages, with a proven ability to
engage and connect with both the churched and un-churched.
• Experience working in a multicultural environment preferred.
• Strong computer proficiency, specifically in Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, and
• A clear profession of faith in Christ coupled with a consistent close walk with Christ and
evidence of spiritual maturity.
• Agreement with all aspects of Church of the Saviour’s Statement of Faith and support
without reservation the practice of complementarianism and both paedo and credo baptism.
• An ability and readiness to be an active member of Church of the Saviour through things like
community group participation and tithing.

Schedule: Monday to Friday, Sunday
Average Hours/Week: 45 to 55
Status: Full Time, Exempt
Location: Church of the Saviour – Wayne, PA
Reports To: Executive Pastor
Works Closely With: Family Pastor, Women’s Ministry Leaders, Community Group Leaders, College,
Global Outreach Director

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed
by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties,
responsibilities, and skills required of employees. Church of the Saviour Leadership reserves the right
to revise the position, its job functions, minimum qualifications, and other aspects of the position in
any way at any time