The Community Impact Director will develop a new ministry within Connection Pointe to reach out into the neighborhoods in the area of our flagship campus and beyond to create and sustain small groups and to find and develop neighborhood group leaders. This ministry will be in touch with the unique needs of both new and long time neighbors and will work along side the Small Group Ministry with the neighborhood group leaders and small groups to create and implement meaningful outreach and service opportunities to address those unique, varying needs.
In alignment with the vision and mission of Connection Pointe, develop a ministry to reach into our local neighborhoods, developing leaders and creating small groups that provide opportunity for community, service and outreach
Create relevant Community Impact and Service Opportunities in addition to leading the churchwide Outreach Projects such as Yuletide, Pi Day, Holiday Project and Project Classroom
Reach especially into new neighborhoods, delivering Welcome Bags to introduce Connection Pointe, inviting new com-munity members to attend services and events, and then developing leaders and creating small groups that provide opportunity for community, service and outreach
Collaborate with the Small Groups team to maximize resources and stay on mission with the charter of each ministry. Work along side the Small Groups Ministry to recruit, develop and mentor neighborhood group leaders to grow and lead small groups.
Provide pastoral care and counseling as needed within neighborhood groups and areas of community impact
Create relationships with service agencies, parks departments, schools, governments and non profits in our community to create ways to work together to serve the needs of our neighborhoods
Maintains a pulse on the church’s social movement and regional cultural forces, constantly assessing if the movement is growing in social momentum and Kingdom effectiveness within Hendricks County, leveraging influencers within the church, neighborhoods and surrounding towns to keep Connection Pointe a vibrant, strong, healthy and growing social movement in Hendricks County and the surrounding region.
Other Duties as assigned
Has a personal relationship with Christ and committed to being part of the Connection Pointe family
Ordination or eligible for ordination at Connection Pointe
Highly relational, as a pastor and a staff leader
Able to multitask and react appropriately under pressure
Humble leader with proactive, collaborative leadership style
Requires minimal supervision
“All in” regarding the Vision of Connection Pointe
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree Required; Master of Divinity preferred
Experience in a leadership role at a megachurch or large non-profit setting
Proven ability to lead, recruit and shepherd others
At Connection Pointe, our mission is to connect people to Jesus and each other. Most would describe us as a casual, authentic and welcoming church.
Connection Pointe was founded in 1837. In 1986, Pastor Steve Reeves became the 35th Senior Pastor. Under his leadership the church experienced consistent growth, from a congregation of 250 to more than 4,000.
In November of 2017, John Dickerson was welcomed as the 36th Lead Pastor of Connection Pointe. Since then God has blessed Connection Pointe with continued growth of more than 4,000 attending onsite each weekend and 6,000-12,000 digital viewers each week.
Connection Pointe continues to be a unique, multi-generational church with an extraordinary vision for the future.