Roles & Responsibilities
A Group Leader will be in charge of a community of youth (6-12 depending on capacity). This role will have strong emphasis on discipleship based off our culture and values.
ASSISTING IN THE RUNNING OF THE YOUTH MINISTRY.
Praying for the youth ministry and youth regularly.
Leading with a servant heart, checking what team and area you are serving on in advanced via the rota, turning up on time ready to serve.
Building great relationships with the youth (meet ups are a great way to build relationships).
Disciple the youth in your community, helping to move them along the discipleship pathway and back into their worlds to make disciples.
MODELLING BIBLICAL PRIORITIES
Model inclusive behaviours, taking account of the full diversity of the church family, and any new youth, including finding ways to support and encourage those with additional needs.
Attending an Ivy weekend service / small group gathering on a regular basis.
Setting appropriate boundaries with time and relationships to protect character and integrity. Develop yourself as a leader and as an ‘example believer’.
Speaking well of the Church, and honouring its leadership in word and deed.
To lead in generosity.
Committing to a regular quiet-time with God.
EXPECTATIONS OF A GROUP LEADER
To be passionate about Jesus
To show honour to the youth, to one another and leadership
To lead by example of how to live in relationship with God. Furthermore, youth leaders to invest in relationship with youth and each other.
To be welcoming to everyone
To be empowering to other one another and youth.
To be at youth 45 mins to help with set up & prayer (6:15pm on normal Sunday and 4:15pm on Social Sunday).
To stay 30 mins after to help with set down and debrief.
During the weeks of the talks youth leaders (unless given a specific role i.e. sound, visuals or games) to be sat in with the youth to help with behaviour management.
To check the google sheets (Sunday evening tab) to see where they are serving each week.
To check the rota and see when group weeks are taking place - if you aren't able to be there let Luke and Gemma know ASAP.
To help set series and topics.
To empower youth leaders and the youth in the running of groups.
To make coming to meetings a priority (meeting dates to be given in advanced).