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Lead Pastor - Penn Valley Church

 Penn Valley Church – Telford, PA

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Penn Valley Church of Telford, PA is seeking an experienced, energetic, visionary leader as their new Pastor.

Penn Valley Church has entered into a Partnership with Assist Church Expansion for the purpose of identifying a new Lead Pastor and walking through a process for a Vision Refresh. The elders and congregation have embraced God’s leading to engage this process to ensure a fruitful future in reaching its community and region with the gospel.

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate




·       possess a God given passion for church renewal and community outreach

·       minimum of 8 years vocational ministry experience

·       experience leading a church ministry staff

·       minimum of MDiv or ThM is preferred

·       willing and able to be ordained in the Charis Fellowship of Churches


Spiritual Maturity

·       has received and accepted a calling from God for this unique ministry 

·       is committed to Jesus Christ and to the authority of Scripture

·       has a strong personal prayer and devotional life

·       displays the Fruit of the Spirit and relies upon the Holy Spirit for every aspect of his life and ministry

·       pursues righteousness and a godly life

·       must be theologically aligned with the Charis Commitment to Common Identity


Life on Mission

·       has a heartfelt burden for lost people and a desire to lead a church that is effectively reaching its community

·       models a lifestyle of evangelism through building relationships with people who are far from God

·       has a deep understanding of sound doctrine and its use in life and ministry

·       is committed to Christ-centered preaching and teaching, using God’s Word to inspire the local church for mission



·       ability to identify, motivate and train individuals and teams

·       has excellent communication skills

·       adaptable and resilient when confronted with barriers and setbacks

·       able to accomplish tasks with limited resources

·       is a problem solver

·       ability to work well with others in leadership positions




About Penn Valley Church and Telford, PA


Penn Valley Church, founded in 1965, is part of the Charis Fellowship and comprised of approximately 250 disciples who are committed to the centrality of the gospel message in our lives and ministry. We are strategically placed to be a regional church planting center, and it is our desire to make a local and worldwide impact for Christ by training and releasing leaders, people, and resources to be on mission.


We are located in the Telford/Souderton, PA communities, which occupy both Bucks and Montgomery Counties in the northern Philadelphia suburbs. While originally a predominantly Mennonite farming region, this primarily residential suburb has grown to approximately 12,000 residents from increasingly diverse backgrounds. Our towns have a variety of restaurants, retail shops, and small businesses, and the downtown areas house walkable commercial districts.


Local organizations have several initiatives to create community involvement and connection. Penn Valley Church is active in these initiatives to serve and build outreach opportunities, often working alongside neighbor evangelical churches and faith-based nonprofits to seek the lost and serve the vulnerable.


We have a growing K-8 Christian school, with the majority of students attending from outside the congregation.



To Apply for This Position

Download and complete this application. Email it, along with a resume to:

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