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Community Ministry Coordinator

St. Philip Lutheran Church Roanoke, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Community Ministries Coordinator will work with the St. Philip staff and congregation to create connections between faith and life in our communities. The position has flexibility to be 30-40 hours while also being open to rostered or lay leadership candidates. Priorities for the position will include the following:

  • To creatively proclaim the gospel in the community using language, resources, venues, and relationships that extend beyond traditional church practices.

  • To develop and implement core congregational programming, specifically working with children, families and adult faith development.

  • To recruit and empower lay volunteers for internal and community ministries, creating the best possible use of talents, competencies, and passions.

  • To identify church resources, both Lutheran and ecumenical, that facilitate connecting with neighborhood and community.

  • To work closely with community leaders outside the church, creating opportunities for joint programs that feed and serve our neighbors both physically and spiritually

Candidate Characteristics:

  • Embrace and live grace-centered theology

  • Exemplify joy-filled faith in daily life

  • Flexible and adaptable

  • Reliable

  • Accountable

  • Detail-oriented

  • Organized

Skills and Requirements:

  • Ability to create and manage effective relationships with a wide variety of people

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills

  • Expertise in group dynamics and facilitation

  • Ability to recruit and support participants

  • Media skills including familiarity with social media platforms, web-based communication, word processing, database management, email, power point

  • Ability to facilitate communication across a variety of platforms

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all relationships

St. Philip Lutheran Church

Why Work Here?

St. Philip has an active congregation who are always eager to share their gifts and talents with the community!

St. Philip Lutheran Church is a joy-filled, dynamic and vital congregation. The surrounding community characterizes us as faithfully grounded, active, and outward-looking. Our vision is to think about church in a new way that engages all of the communities connected to St. Philip — the world outside our doors, as well as our members.


8115 Williamson Road Roanoke, VA 24019
Roanoke, VA