Overview: The Parent Small Group Leader assists First Presbyterian Evanston in accomplishing its mission: To know Christ and to grow in him as we serve and make disciples in Evanston, the Chicago area, and the world. The person in this position guides parents through a small group experience that explores the intersection of faith and parenting.
- The small group topics have been reviewed with the provided study resources before each session.
- Preparation has occurred for the small group meeting, and all necessary materials have been gathered.
- The Minister of Children and Youth has been contacted with any questions or needs in the week leading up to the small group.
- Members of the small group have been reminded about upcoming meetings, or the Minister of Children and Youth has been asked to remind parents.
- Conversation has been facilitated in the parent small group on topics that consider the intersection of faith and parenting.
Relationships, Team Composition:
The Parent Small Group Leader reports to the Minister of Children and Youth and may serve with another small group leader.
Time Commitment: 2.5 Hours per Session
- Groups may choose to meet weekly, biweekly, or monthly depending on their individual needs.
Special Talents, Skills Preferred: Welcoming, approachable, self-aware, skilled at facilitating conversation, desire to serve.
Resources, Training Provided: Study guides, lessons, guidance on leading small groups. Ongoing support from the Minister of Children and Youth is available.
Rev. Amanda Golbek
Volunteer job description written 4/26/21