Year Next Steps Assistant (Jan. – Dec.)

About Sojourn Church Midtown

Sojourn Church Midtown started in 2000, engaging the people of our urban neighborhoods with the gospel of Jesus Christ. We care about the souls of men and women first, but also physical needs, music, the arts, and community life. We exist to reach people with the gospel, build them together as a multicultural church, and send leaders, church planters, and missionaries all over the world as well as send our members into Louisville as witnesses to the gospel. Since 2012, Sojourn Church Midtown has been located in the Shelby Park neighborhood, which is a diverse and urban neighborhood in the most impoverished zip code of Louisville. The church has a conviction and a vision to be a place where all residents of Shelby Park feel loved and welcome, and since moving to Shelby Park, church leaders have been shepherding their members towards gospel reconciliation and discipleship across all cultural lines.

Role of Next Steps Assistant 

The Next Steps Assistant will work with the Director of Next Steps at Sojourn Church Midtown to serve the church body by integrating visitors and members into life at Sojourn. Next Steps Ministry includes the Sunday morning hospitality and welcome team, visitor follow-up, and connecting people to small groups and serving opportunities. The Next Steps team works hand-in-hand with Sojourn Latino to ensure that Spanish-speaking visitors and members are connected to translation services and other Sojourn Latino events. Year-long interns will help plan and execute “First Sundays” and newcomer lunches. The Next Steps Assistant will work in the church office alongside church staff to manage communication and emails, to research ministry methods and strategies, and to organize documents and information. They will assist the Director of Next Steps with other miscellaneous administrative tasks. 

This role is perfect for someone who is relational, has good communication skills, has experience with intercultural communication, is organized, is comfortable leading small teams, is passionate about shaping church culture and can handle self-directed projects well. 

This job is for someone who is pursuing a career in church ministry, organizational leadership, management, volunteer organization, strategic planning, church leadership and administration, multicultural ministry. 

Responsibilities of Next Steps Assistant 

  • Coordinate Sunday Morning Connect Teams
  • Help with correspondence and communication across all Connect Ministry Teams
  • Create new team activities or ministry gatherings (Volunteer Appreciation)
  • Help with volunteer recruitment and management
  • Research and Ministry development


The above description is 50% of the LTN program.

On average, LTN interns spend 25-30 hours per week at their internship, 15 hours per week serving their neighborhood and 15 hours per week on personal growth and development. To understand the LTN program, we recommend you view our program page.

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