Service Opportunities


ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND WORSHIP: We are currently accepting applications for the position of Associate Pastor of Children, Youth, and Worship. This is a full-time, exempt position that reports directly to the Sr. Pastor and is responsible for oversight and leadership of the children's ministries, youth group, and worship teams. The associate pastor will, as a regular part of his schedule, lead the Wednesday night youth group meeting, providing solid Biblical teaching for those involved. It is expected the associate pastor will attend both Sunday services and provide pastoral service there, as needed. In addition to the duties listed, the associate pastor will be able to teach at our church's Bible institute, visit members at home and in the hospital, and develop relationships with the church at large.  This description is not exhaustive and a detailed description will be provided candidates chosen for an initial interview.

Qualifications for this position include: Being a committed Christian, growing in his faith; at least an Associates degree in theological or ministry studies; two years experience (extensive experience may be considered in lieu of a degree); able to pass state-required background checks for working with children; able and willing to view pastoral ministry as a servant's calling.

To Apply: Send your resume and statement of faith to  Your statement of faith should include, but is not limited to, views on inerrancy, election, the trinity, rapture, millennial kingdom, abortion, marriage, gender issues/positions. 


PRODUCTION ASSISTANT:  We are currently accepting applications for a Production Assistant.  This is a part-time, 8 hour per week position.  The production assistant will report to the Director of Technology and be responsible for the audio and visual production components of the church.  This includes but is not limited to both Sunday services' sound and video projection (both in the church and live-streaming), the church's Facebook page, video projects, and production of the Light the Way radio messages.  This position requires attendance at both Sunday services (about 5 hours) and an additional 3 hours throughout the week.

To be qualified for this position, the applicant will have an aptitude for learning and using technology, social media, and other forms of audio and visual equipment. If you are interested, please fill out the application and email it to  Please, no phone calls. 



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

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    

CHILDREN'S CHURCH TEACHER: We are currently looking for teachers for our children's church ministry.  This position is great for those who enjoy working with small children and teaching.  You would be placed in a rotating schedule to serve about once per month, or more if available and desired.  Curriculum is provided but you are also welcome to create your own.  If that's you, please contact the church office or email  Background checks muct be completed prior to beginning service.  

SOUND OPERATOR: We are currently looking to expand our Sound Operator team for the 10:30 AM service. Our Sound team is responsible for setting up equipment, assisting our worship teams during practices, and operating sound equipment during Sunday morning services. If you have any interest in technology and love working behind the scenes, this is the team for you! Training will be provided. This would be a once-per-month commitment. If you are interested in serving on our Sound or any other technical team, please contact Jon Grove at



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




About Shepherd of the Hills

Shepherd of the Hills Church is a loving, friendly church located in Bechtelsville, PA (Pennsylvania), serving Berks, Montgomery and surrounding counties.

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527 Hoffmansville Road
Bechtelsville, PA


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