Renewal Church

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Denomination - Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - >100

Location - Boston, MA  

Position - Groups & Discipleship Pastor

About Renewal Church:
Renewal is a young, diverse, growing, center-city church in downtown Boston that was founded in February of 2014. We exist to see Jesus made famous, people made whole, and Boston made new. Our vibe is positive, fun, energetic, friendly and development-oriented.


About the Position:
Renewal Church seeks a spiritually growing and experienced full-time Groups and Discipleship Pastor to build a strong adult ministry. The Groups and Discipleship Pastor will lead a diverse community of followers to grow spiritually through small groups and discipleship experiences to be executed with excellence through the recruiting, training, and development of coaches and leaders. This individual will closely collaborate with the Lead Pastor in formulating the group leader experience. The successful candidate will have proven experience recruiting coaches as well as training volunteers as they offer insight, direction, and value to the discipleship pathway. Pay range depends on experience, education, and skills. We are committed to paying enough for pastors and their families to live in or near the city.





Experience and Skills:

  • A proven track record of leading groups ministry (3-7 years) successfully in an appropriate church context

  • Experience providing Bible-based pastoral counseling to the single and married 

  • Develop and deliver a compelling theological, singleness, or marriage seminar

  • Effectively recruit and train small group coaches and leaders in a proven small group system

  • A demonstrated commitment to living in community

  • Host worship services and/or preach on request of Lead Pastor (dependent on desire and skill)

  • Experience making disciples in smaller group settings or cohorts

  • Skilled in the use of technology for group communication and promotion 


Culture and Fit:

  • A desire for unity among diverse people and comfort working with various ethnic and racial backgrounds

  • Skill leading the church in discipleship with an awareness that non-Christians are participating and investigating Christianity

  • Plan and organize in advance as well as adjust very quickly to any change that might need to be made

  • Proven ability training leaders and volunteers (both practically and spiritually) within a small group ministry.

  • A self-starter who takes ownership of ministry and works rigorously toward improvement

  • Enjoys living in a big city

A little bit about Boston, Massachusetts


Often referred to as the "Cradle of Liberty," Boston is the site of some of the most significant social, cultural and political moments in U.S. history. Living in the region can feel like acting out the pages of a history book, while simultaneously experiencing the perks of a modern metro area. Boston's tenacious spirit was born out of an act of revolution and since its inception, the pursuance of innovation and progress has been in its DNA. From the Old North Church to the Institute of Contemporary Art and everything in between, Boston is steeped in culture and rich in pride. Demographically Boston is vibrant because it is full of young, single people, some of whom are highly educated.


Boston, Massachusetts 

  • The estimated population of Boston is almost 700,000

  • The city of Boston covers 49 square miles of land and 41 square miles of water

  • Ted Williams Tunnel is the deepest in America. You drive approximately 90 feet under the earth. 

  • Often referred to as the "Cradle of Liberty," Boston is the site of some of the most significant social, cultural, and political moments in U.S. history


Tourist Attractions

  • 217 Parks 

  • Fenway Park "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" 

  • Harvard University, founded in 1636, is the oldest institution of higher learning in the U.S.

  • New England Aquarium

  • USS Constitution and Bunker Hill

  • Boston Duck Tour