Job Description

Faith Church of Allentown, PA is in search of a Discipleship Pastor. This is a new position that will create, develop, oversee, and implement spiritual development opportunities for adults at Faith Church. The Discipleship Pastor will build a system for discipleship so that every person who comes to Faith Church can clearly identify his/her “next step” in following Jesus. Faith Church is a unique church family in a post-christian northeast environment that needs someone who understands this part of the country.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Create and develop programs, processes, and pathways for adults to grow spiritually
  • Create, implement, and develop curriculum for adult discipleship and education
  • Recruit, equip, coach, and support adult ministries leaders
  • Teach or coordinate the teaching of classes
  • Develop advanced discipleship and leadership pathway opportunities, e.g., mentoring
  • Oversee and promote churchwide teaching and lectures

What you need to have:

  • A shepherd’s heart with a proven track record of developing systems and growing disciples
  • Knowledge and understanding of scriptures and theology
  • Excellent coaching and group facilitation skills
  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Solid writing ability, preferably in curriculum design and instructional theory
  • Passion for developing systems

Located in Lehigh Valley, Faith Church is about an hour and a half from Philadelphia and New York City. Some Lehigh Valley attractions include covered bridges, Lehigh Valley Zoo, art museum, Lehigh Valley Velodrome, and the Dorney Amusement Park. Allentown’s convenient location, commitment to healthy living, and celebration of the arts make it a great place for active folks to live.

Does this sound like a place you’d like to serve? Apply here:

Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Evangelical Free
Church Size