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Residential Community Group Leader

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1. Leadership Expectations

  • Mature and growing disciple of Jesus, well-grounded in Scripture
  • Solid reputation, living a life above reproach
  • Able to articulate and communicate the gospel effectively
  • Active member of the local church, and/or under the watch-care of a local church in the Lynchburg area
  • Genuine love for people with demonstrated relational skills
  • Ability to both challenge and encourage others in their walk with the Lord
  • Humble demeanor and teachable spirit
  • Consistent and reliable
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to the purpose of the Community Group Leader Ministry reflecting the vision, values, and mission of The Office of Spiritual Development and LU Shepherd


2. Academic and Conduct Standards

  • Must have a cumulative 2.0 GPA to become a CGL and maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA or above each semester
  • Cannot obtain more than 12 Liberty Way points during any given semester. Past discipline records may be considered during the application as well


3. Availability to Carry Out Responsibilities

  • Applicants in certain academic programs that could pose a significant challenge to fulfilling CGL responsibilities will be evaluated more closely. Must be able to attend a CGL Connect once a week that takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays, or  Thursdays.
  • The CGL schedule during the academic year has certain blackout days that CGL’s are required to be on campus. These include but are not limited to Orientation Trainings, Move-In Day, CFAW, and other events directed or promoted by the Office of Spiritual Development and the Office of LU Shepherd.

Apply to Become a Community Group Leader