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Associate and Assistant Pastors

Minister of Connections

Community Church at Lake Wylie
Posted: 06/03/2024
Salary/Range: $60,000
Lake Wylie, SC (a suburb of Charlotte)

CCLW is a congregation in Lake Wylie, a suburb of Charlotte. We exist to reach every generation with the love and hope of Jesus Christ. To that end, we are seeking to hire a full-time Minister of Connections who will help shepherd our growing church by cultivating community, volunteerism, and discipleship.


  • Provide administrative cohesion and spiritual guidance for our various adult ministries.
  • Guide newcomers toward a deeper involvement in the life of our church.
  • Reimagine and staff our Sunday AM Welcome Center
  • Oversee and replenish volunteer teams, including encouraging congregants to serve on committees.
  • Support our small groups ministry by developing leaders and launching new groups.
  • Partner with Deacons, Stephen Ministers, and our Care Pastor to ensure that our people are taken care of.
  • Encourage participation in local missions projects.
  • Offer occasional spiritual enrichment opportunities (e.g. conferences, retreats, community events)
  • Contribute content to our social media platforms.
  • Teach occasionally in the main service.
  • Share pastoral responsibilities for weddings, funerals, baptisms, and other elements of our worship services (e.g. communion, announcements etc.)

Personal Qualifications

  • Evidence of a growing relationship with God
  • Alignment of spiritual gifts with this position
  • Agreement with our church’s mission and beliefs
  • Active participation in the life of our church
  • Key character traits we’re looking for:
    • Self-motivated and reliable
    • A learner
    • Efficient, but warm
    • Driven, but kind
    • Teachable
    • Compassionate
    • Approachable
    • Organized, yet flexible
    • A willingness to ask for help
    • Proactive about conflict resolution
    • A sense of humor

Professional Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of full-time ministry experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Seminary education preferred, but not required.
  • A gospel-shaped grasp of Scripture.
  • Proven ability to design something and see it through to effective implementation.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Gifted administratively, with a capacity for follow through.
  • Strong time-management skills and the ability to multitask.


  • $60,000 (starting salary)
  • Paid Time off (PTO):
    • 3 weeks (15 days), with the ability to earn 2 more days off after five years.
    • Additional staff-wide PTO around Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year’s, and on some Federal holidays.
    • A one-month paid sabbatical every five years.

How to apply
Send a brief cover letter, resume, and two references to

It is our goal to fill this position by mid-August.

To Apply: Ryan Lokkesmoe (Senior Pastor):