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Associate Pastor of Families and Discipleship

Full-time Associate Pastor position available at South Lebanon Community Church in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Interested applicants should submit the following to apply@slcc.faith by March 15, 2019:

  • testimony of faith
  • a cover letter and résumé with three references

Download: Associate Pastor of Families and Discipleship Job Description


Primary function

Set vision for, actively develop, and oversee ministries related to families and discipleship; including LIFE Groups (small groups), Sunday School and Wednesday night ministry.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Vision and planning – Establish a vision and plan for supporting and growing the families of South Lebanon Community Church in spiritual maturity
  • LIFE Groups (small groups) – Provide leadership and oversight to grow LIFE group ministries as a fundamental way for discipleship and nurturing within the body to occur
  • Discipleship – Develop and oversee programs / tools aimed at active discipleship of all members, with a focus on family discipleship, equipping parents and adults to disciple youth / children
  • Christian Education – Work with Christian Education ministry team on Sunday School and Wednesday night ministries that help the body to grow in spiritual maturity

Other areas of responsibility with level of engagement to be determined by gifting and passion:

  • Preaching, teaching and worship service leadership
  • Administration / organization of staff work and planning
  • Administer the ordinances of the church


Candidate is to be a man with a clear passion for God, strong people skills, ability to cast vision and lead in accomplishing the vision.  Experience in the areas of responsibility is preferred.

  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ
  • A vital, growing personal relationship with God and a desire to continue to develop that relationship
  • Apply Biblical principles in everyday life, serving as an example of godly character and living
  • Affirm and uphold the South Lebanon Community Church Affirmation of Faith and Practice
  • Demonstrate humility in the role of leading
  • A love for people and excellent people skills
  • Communicate and work well with other staff for the good of the Body of Christ
  • Ability to cast vision and lead others in bringing the vision to fruition
  • Excellent organizational, coordination and executive skills
  • Ability to teach and preach well, leading people in discovering the truth of God in His Word
  • Ability to disciple others, particularly to be involved in church ministry/leadership
  • Self-motivated and actively engaged in continuing professional and personal growth
  • Ordained / licensed or currently moving towards licensing and ordination
  • B.A. degree with Pastoral/Ministry Leadership emphasis or higher with applicable experience (preferred)
  • NOTE: Candidate will need to complete all clearances related to the South Lebanon Community Church Child Protection Policy (includes child abuse clearance, criminal background clearance and FBI fingerprinting clearance)