Pastor of Missions & Connections


The Pastor of Missions and Connections is a full-time position serving in a team ministry. This position will provide leadership to the areas of missions and connections. This position will assist the staff by seeking ways to get people connected and engaged in life groups, fellowship events, volunteer opportunities, and service projects.

A committed follower of Jesus Christ, demonstrating spiritual maturity and growth. A belief in God’s Word and the doctrines of the Reformed Faith. A passion to help people embrace our vision, “Love God. Love Others. Serve the World.” Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. Must have demonstrated leadership skills and be relationally wired. Willing to become a participant in the life and ministry of New Life and community.

• Provides leadership, direction, and training for missions and connection teams
• Build relationships with various volunteer teams and individuals to empower the skills and gifts of all, while ensuring alignment with the strategic direction of the church
• Encourages and provides opportunities for the members of the congregation to discover and use their spiritual gifts in Kingdom service
• Provides a monthly summary of work accomplished, as well as future plans and objectives to the Lead Pastor
• Develop a Connections Team comprised of lay volunteers
• Create and implement a comprehensive connections ministry strategy
• Cultivate a hospitable environment at New Life that is sensitive to the needs of our guests
• Develop and implement personal follow up strategy for connecting with new people
• Coordinate community-wide church events that foster transformational relationships and build loving relationships
• Assist in different areas of ministry at New Life including preaching, discipleship, administration, and technology, based on gifts and talents

• Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Ordination not required
• 3-5 years working in church ministry preferred


New Life Church
Pastor Bobby Van Otterloo
232 16th St. SE
Sioux Center, IA 51250

Phone: 712-722-3520