Discipleship and Community Life Pastor


Discipleship and Community Life PastorPosition Description

Longview Community Church is looking for someone to extend the vision of being a welcoming family, transformed by Christ, to love our neighbors through the ministries of discipleship and pastoral care. 


  • A learning and growing relationship with Jesus

  • A. or B.S. in Christian Ministry, Counseling, Communications, or similar

  • Aligns with the vision, mission, and values of LvCC

  • Experience in Christian Ministry

  • Eager to learn, willing to be challenged, supported and encouraged as part of a team

  • Passes appropriate background checks


  • 10+ years of pastoral ministry experience

  • Master’s degree in theology, religion, or Divinity.

Option: We are also seeking a part-time worship leader. If you have musical expertise, these responsibilities could be modified to allow for ¼ time worship leadership responsibilities. See more, below. * 

Ministry Responsibilities:


  • Lead a team in the development and growth of discipleship ministry toward community engagement, and spiritual growth.

  • Train, resource, empower, and celebrate leaders to ensure the existence of healthy communities (i.e. small groups, Bible studies, retreats, women/men’s groups, etc.)

  • Identify, develop, and/or select curriculum, resources, and materials as tools for leaders to use for discipleship and spiritual formation 

Pastoral Care

  • Lead, train, equip and empower Deacons for ministry

  • Make regular connections with homebound members

  • Oversee hospital visitations to pray, counsel, and support

  • Assist Lead Pastor and families in planning and officiation of funerals 


  • Participate in weekly staff meetings; be part of the team

  • Willing and available to preach and participate in worship services

  • Responsible for projecting, submitting, and adhering to an annual budget

  • Lead regular monthly huddles with ministry teams

  • Other duties as assigned

* Optional Worship Leadership Component

  • Trained musician capable of high-level vocal/instrumental performance

  • Plan and lead worship events in coordination with the Lead Pastor

  • Recruit and lead teams of musicians and audio/video technicians

  • Oversight of all music ministry and events at LvCC

Job Type: Full-Time (40hrs/wk)

Direct Report: Lead Pastor