Service Opportunities


PRESCHOOL TEACHER (PT Staff):   We are currently looking for a preschool teacher for our Tuesday/Thursday 3 year-old preschool class.  This position is part-time and typically requires between 8 and 12 hours per week.  The successful candidate will be a professing Christian possessing a mature faith, have previous experience with teaching small children, formal educational training, be aligned with SOTH Articles of Faith, and be able to pass a background check.  Also, this person will view this as a calling to serve and not just a job; they have a passion for kids.  It is encouraged that the successful candidate be, or is willing to become a member of SOTH.  Interested parties should send their resume/CV, personal statement of faith, 1-page testimony, and any questions to Sandy Moser at  Please, do not call the church directly.  We will contact those applicants we wish to interview.   



USHER:  We are currently looking for an usher for our 10:30 AM service.  This person will be responsible for helping with offering collection, handing out bulletins, and directing members and visitors.  This would be a once-per-month commitment.  If you are interested in serving in this way, please contact the church office or email

GROUNDS/BUILDING CARE:  We are always looking for people to help maintain the church's building and grounds.  This is mostly spring/summer/fall service and may involve mowing, raking leaves, trimming trees, and other outdoor work.  It may also involve maintenance work to the building itself to include, plumbing, carpentry, decorating, etc.  If you are interested in serving in this way, please contact our property manager, Jon Schaffer at  

CONFIRMATION TEACHER: We are currently looking for a person to serve as on our Confirmation teaching team.  The person must be a mature believer, poses the spiritual gift of teaching, have a passion for teaching kids, have a solid understanding of Christian theology as taught by SOTH, and be able to pass a background check, and be a member of SOTH.  If you are interested in serving in this way, please email the church at  

CONNECT GROUP LEADER:  We are currently looking for people to host in-home small groups.  The person must be (or willing to become) a member of SOTH, be a believer, be able to host a group of between 7 and 10 other people twice per month, and be able to coordinate the group's meetings.  This person ideally will have a spiritual giftedness of a pastor, teacher, administrator, host, or other relevant gift.  If you are interested in serving in this way, please contact Pastor Charles Rowdon at    

BIBLE INSTITUTE INSTRUCTOR: We are currently looking for instructors to teach courses for The Shepherd's Bible Institute.  Course options include hermeneutics, Old Testament survey, New Testament survey, Christian ethics, Theology, and others.  Each class requires one eight-week commitment per year.  Instructors will be expected to provide theological instruction, lead a classroom, grade assignments, provide feedback to students, and other relevant tasks.  Instructors should poses, at minimum, a theological degree at or above the level of Associates, prior church leadership and/or theological instruction experience.  Additionally, instructors must be in alignment with SOTH's statement of faith and agree to sign a lifestyle agreement.  If you are interested in serving in this way, please contact  Applicants may be subject to background checks as needed.  



Want to serve but don't see a listing here?  Send us an email to and let us know where your interested in serving.  We're always looking for great volunteers and we'd love to work with you in getting you plugged in here at SOTH!  Below is a list of current ministry areas at SOTH:

Confirmation          Missions          Worship          Hospitality          Connect Groups

Maintenance          Youth Club          H2O Youth Group          Choir          Greeting/Ushering          Audio/Visual Ministry

Bible Institute          Sunday School          Special Events         Visitation          Vacation Bible School

Preschool          Deacons          Grounds Care


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Shepherd of the Hills Church is a loving, friendly church located in Bechtelsville, PA (Pennsylvania), Berks County.

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