(F/T) Pastor of Discipleship Hanover First Church of God (HFCOG)


Hanover First Church of God (HFCOG), part of the Eastern Region Conference, Churches
of God General Conference has an opening for a full time Pastor of Discipleship. The
candidate should be passionate about making disciples who replicate themselves in the lives
of others.
The Pastor of Discipleship will report directly to the Lead Pastor and will be responsible for
ensuring that the mission and vision of HFCOG are carried out through the discipleship
The Pastor of Discipleship will take the lead in overseeing all discipleship initiatives of
HFCOG while developing an ongoing strategy to reach out to our community through
service projects, evangelism events, and other initiatives.
The candidate must have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, be well
grounded in the Word and live a consistent Christian life serving as an example “in speech,
in life, in love, in faith and in purity.”
Ideally, the Pastor of Discipleship will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Discipleship or a related
field of ministry. Seminary experience is also a plus but not a requirement. If not currently
credentialed by Churches of God General Conference, he/she must successfully pass a
theological exam conducted by the Eastern Region Conference Churches of God
Commission on Credentialing and Placement.
HFCOG is committed to offering a beacon of hope to Hanover and beyond by loving God,
serving others, and sharing Jesus. We are a diverse community of believers from all
different walks of life. We currently offer 4 Sunday morning services- 2 traditional and 2
modern. Our driving values are: biblical teaching, healthy relationships, authentic worship,
compassionate service and effective outreach. For more information, visit us at
A more detailed ministry description is available and may be requested by e-mailing
kay@hanoverbeacon.org. To apply, please submit a cover letter including your reason for
interest in this position, a statement of faith and beliefs, your philosophy of discipleship
ministry, and a resume that includes past work history, ministry experience, and education.
Please list 2 personal references and 2 professional references as well. We are accepting
applications through March 31, 2020.

Send applications to:

Hanover First Church of God
Attention: Search Committee
600 Fairview Drive
Hanover PA 17331