Leader Application

The position of Connect Group Leader at New Life is a very important one. As representatives of New Life Church and Pastors Bryan & Rhonda Matthews, it is critical that Connect Group Leaders are in complete understanding and unison with the beliefs, expectations and vision of our pastors and New Life Church. As such, there are specific requirements that must be met before we can consider you for the position of a Connect Group Leader.

New Life Church will require that each applicant:

  1. Have a Criminal Background Check Completed
  2. Attend all Committed & Discipled Life Classes
  3. Must attend all Advanced Life Classes if seeking a teaching position in any Department or Connect Group.
  4. Be a Consistent Tither
  5. Must Serve 6 Months in a Department of the Church
  6. Submit a Referral from the Leader of the Department in which You Serve
  7. Submit a Referral from a Pastor on Staff (Pastors Phillip & Amy, Pastors Eli & Tracey, Pastors Terry & Susan)
  8. Submit a Referral from a Previous Pastor or Leader, if applicable.

Referrals should be in the form of a letter or email.

Connect Group Leader Application

*Please fill in all of the fields.

First Name

Last Name




Phone Number (required)

Can we text you?

Email Address

Marital Status

Spouse's Name

Kids? YesNo
If so, how many?

How long have you been attending New Life Church?

Have you completed all of the New Partner Classes?

Are you a tither?

Why do we tithe? Click HERE

Are you currently serving in a Department at New Life Church?

If so, which Department?

What do you consider to be your hobbies?

Why do you want to be a Connect Group Leader?

What do you want to name your Connect Group?

What do you want this group to do?

What day of the week do you want this group to meet?

What time of day would this group meet?
If Specific, include details:

How often would this group meet?
If Specific, include details:

Where would this group meet?

Please submit a picture of the leader for the group page, to Pastor Louie Ramos at pastorlouie@newlifeeveryday.com.

Any Additional Information