Lake City Small Groups Leader Description

If you are reading this, there is a good chance you are considering using the gifts God gave you to build up LCCC through small groups (Romans 12:6-8; Ephesians 4:12).

To that, I say, “Praise God!” He will reward your obedience and bless many people through you.

What does being a Lake City Small Groups Leader include? Here’s the description for this important position:

Lake City Small Group Leader Description


Small Group Leader’s Qualifications:

  1. Be a member of the church, or be in membership process.
  2. Attend fall and January trainings.
  3. Be approved and blessed by small groups pastor and an elder.

Small Group Leader’s Job Description:

(This is what it is going to take to lead a successful small group. Trying to do it with less effort will fail almost every time.)

Time Commitment: A few hours each week of prayer, preparation, group meeting time, and relationship-building time outside the group.

Length of Commitment: Initial semester and/or entire 9 month ministry year. 

Primary Roles: 

  1. Model someone who desires spiritual maturity, commitment, care, and openness.
  2. Run at least somewhat effective meeting times, getting increasingly better over time.
  3. Delegate responsibilities to group members so they can use their gifts for the benefit of the group.
  4. Regularly contact group members between meetings through a mix of calls, emails, cards, coffee, invite for dinner, notes on Facebook, etc. Follow up with absent members to let them know they were missed.
  5. Multiply leadership. Encourage your growing and faithful members to become helpers in your group right now and leaders of the church in the future.
  6. Complete the simple reports and surveys requested by small groups pastor.


Also, don’t forget to “Like” the Lake City Small Groups page on Facebook!
As you can see, these are very attainable expectations. We are happy with where we have set the bar for leadership – not too high and not too low.  Because of the importance of the small group leaders to the church, all are given the support and encouragement they need for their own growth as a disciple of Christ and a leader of His people. I hope that you will sign up to become one this year, by:
  • Contacting me at or 253-582-8040
  • Marking your interest on a Communication Card in the weekend services
  • Attending the Aug. 28 “Forgotten God Leader Info & Materials Meeting”
  • Attending the Sept. 11  Small Group Connection
  • And/or attending the Sept. 17 Lake City Leadership Summit
Blessings on your homes,
Pastor Reg



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