Community Church in Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania is a diverse church of 2,000 with a great opportunity in kids ministry. Come learn how to build teams, create exciting environments, and do all of this only 90 minutes from Manhattan! Community Church is located in the Pocono Mountains.
What is your church’s philosophy regarding reaching people who are de-churched, unchurched, or anti-church?
Will do anything short of sin to reach the lost
Does your church’s website state the mission, vision, values and key distinctives of your church?
How do weekend services play a role in reaching the lost?
We use weekend services to engage the non-believer and have systems in place to connect them to the community of our church.
How many full-time pastors do you currently have? five
Please describe the current staff structure.
All staff members report to our Executive Pastor, Executive Pastor reports to the lead pastor
Who will the resident report to? Will there be a different person acting as coach?
They will report to their department heads. The Executive Pastor will act as a coach.
Are there particular assessment tools that you prefer when exploring potential staff people?
DISC & Myers Briggs, Strengthfinders
How long has senior leadership been serving in your church?
15 years. (founding leadership)
Are you affiliated with a particular denomination or association of churches? If so, what websites could one investigate to gain further understanding?
Assemblies of God, CMN and ARC
What are the key doctrinal and theological issues where alignment is essential?
Jesus is the only way to heaven
What is your average weekend attendance? 2000
In general, what is your church demographic? A broad mixture of ages, race and economic diversity.
Is there more than one site or venue? If so, please describe.
How many conversions has your church had in the past 12 months? (however you define this and whatever you count)253
What percentage of people are involved in a small group? 65%
How many current staff members have been there 3 years or more?
What three ministries of your church will receive the most resources next year?
Outreach, Groups, Kids and Students
What is your church known for in the community?
Does your church lean toward being an intrinsic (internally focused) or extrinsic (outreach focused) church?
How much are you planning on financially compensating your resident? Is it set or is it flexible?
It is flexible. We will meet the required expectation.
What are the expected work hours and what does a typical work week look like for this resident? 40 hours typical and during special events could be more.
Office hours are Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm and Sundays 7am to 3pm
What are three adjectives that describe what it’s like to work on your church staff?
Inspiring, focused, intentional
What are your greatest hopes & goals for a future resident?
To see them grow into an exceptional leader that can go from here to lead in any area of ministry with
the tools and resources we will share and also see them stretch and use all the God given talents that
they already have to their full capacity. That they will go out and make a difference in the lives of