Manheim - Next Steps Director - Groups Team
Title:Manheim - Next Steps Director - Groups Team
Department:Manheim Campus

Role: Manheim Next Steps Director - Groups Team
Reports to: Manheim Campus Pastor; Direct Consultant (dotted line) to Central - Director of Groups
Location: Manheim LCBC, Manheim, PA
Hours Commitment: 40 - 45 hours/week. In office and offsite hours: Monday through Thursday (weekday out of office is flexible), weekends on the Manheim campus - accessibility beyond those times.

Purpose statement: To facilitate lives changed by Christ by creating an environment that promotes intentional relationships through connection at the Manheim campus.

Personal Qualifications:      

  • Can articulate an identifiable salvation experience.
  • Lives out a pattern of spiritual development characterized by prayer, Bible study, stewardship, and regular participation at LCBC.
  • Supports LCBC’s purpose, mission, priorities, doctrinal statement, philosophy of ministry, doctrinal statement, and style of worship.
  • Shows a desire to grow, develop, and mature, both spiritually and professionally.
  • Displays spirit of cooperation and willingness to serve on a team.
  • Exhibits pride in the image of LCBC as it reflects on the image of Christ portrayed to the congregation, staff, and guests. 
  • Demonstrates commitment to ministry and encouragement of others toward the same.
  • Has a passion to lead Campus Groups and Next Steps Ministries.
  • Be an LCBC Partner or willing to become a Partner within 60 days of employment.

Preferred Education/Experience/Skills:
  • Strong people and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong team leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality in handling matters of a sensitive nature.
  • The ability to recruit, establish trust with, and lead volunteer teams.


  • Direct and implement LCBC Group and Next Steps initiatives at LCBC Manheim focused on growth and health of new and current group environments.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of coordinated LCBC Group promotions and events for the Manheim campus.
  • Identify trends and proactively monitor Group and Next Steps participation for the Manheim Community.
  • Identify, recruit, develop and appreciate Manheim Campus Group Leaders, Coaches and Volunteer Leaders.
  • Actively participates in an LCBC Group.
  • Visit Group environments, environment lead team meetings and special events to observe effectiveness, encourage and provide coaching.
  • Supervises and gives direction to Manheim Next Steps Team staff including goal setting, strategy and professional development.
  • Develop core volunteers to staff level readiness.
  • Act as liaison between Central Next Steps and Manheim Next Steps Team.
  • Serve as a Manheim Directional Team member representing Next Steps and Groups.
  • Serve as a Pastoral Response Team (PRT) member on the response rotation.
Do everything you can to:
  • Grow LCBC Manheim through connections and retention.
  • Influence effective decision making at Manheim and throughout the organization.
  • The Manheim Next Steps Director - Groups Team will meet regularly with the Manheim Campus Pastor for planning, goal-setting, progress updates, and general coaching. A formal Action and Development Plan will be completed and reviewed three times throughout the year.
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