Doomsday Champion: Makes plans for the whole group for all end-of-the-world scenarios. Spiritual gift: prophesy (she says). Knows the book of Revelation forward and backward. Has seen the movie 2012 12 times.
Host(ess)/Hospitality Champion: Hosts group or helps plan who hosts
Food Champion: Helps plan anything dealing with food
Timekeeper: Helps group stay on track with time
Topper: Role is to top anyone else’s story or prayer request (reference: Dilbert)
Information Champion: Keeps group information up-to-date. Communicates with the Small Groups Ministry Office about the group. (This person is probably administrative and enjoys using the web; i.e., Facebook)
American Idol Champion: Keeps the group up-to-date weekly on what is happening on his/her favorite reality TV shows, sometimes interrupting worship or Bible study to do so. Does not get along well with Worship or Study Champions or Timekeeper.
Group Communication Champion: Communicates with the group about meetings, etc. (This person may enjoy using email, texting, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
Coffee Champion: Makes sure coffee is brewed at each meeting. Is usually a “coffee snob.” Helps keep group awake during Study Champion’s less-exciting lessons.
OK, maybe these are not all real small group roles. And maybe you have a few of you own. Please share them by commenting below!
A PDF of my official list I’ve used in my church ministry can be downloaded from HERE
. (Scroll down to the FREE Downloads section and click on “Share_Ownership.pdf.”) Feel free to make copies of that list to utilize in your small group.