Life Group Leader Expectations

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  • Committed to Christ for at least a year
  • Committed to integrity, character and spiritual growth
  • Participated in sermon-based Life Group for at least a quarter
  • Skills / Abilities
  • Leadership, Shepherding, and or facilitating – Strength in one of these three
  • Social Skills – have a track record of relating and connecting with others


Prepare For and Lead the Meeting

  • Listen to the sermon
  • Complete the homework
  • Read the weekly Leader Notes
  • Listen to the Leader Audio or read the Leader Guide each week

Care for Group Members and their Families

  • Track personal problems & needs of group members
  • Communicate special needs to pastor
  • Visit members in the hospital

Complete Weekly Attendance Rosters

Assist with Life Group Sign-ups in the plaza by working the Sign-up Tables prior to any quarter that your group has openings.

Attend All Training Meetings

  • Essentials (New Leader and Host Training)
    September & January, exact dates will be announced
  • Kick-off (all Life Group Leaders and Hosts)
    September, exact dates will be announced
  • Mid-Quarter Trainings (all Life Group Leaders and Hosts)
    October/November & February/March, exact dates will be announced