Pastor of Student Ministries (#172302)

The Shepherd's Staff
USA Midwest, Indiana, United States


Date Posted: 06/12/2018
Categories: Associate Pastor - Church Staff - Discipleship Pastor - Evangelism Pastor - Other - Other Pastor - Outreach - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Presented by The Shepherd's Staff https://theshepherdsstaff.com/

Position: Pastor of Student Ministries

Location: USA Midwest (IN)

Church Size: 1,500+

Denomination: Non-Denominational

 

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This summary is not comprehensive, but it is designed to give you a taste of what the church and the position are about. If you are reading this and responding strongly to the opportunity, you should let us know. Full details are available to you after an initial discussion with The Shepherd’s Staff.

 

Do not contact the church directly. If you do, you will be directed back to us. Here is a direct link to the information with instructions: http://bit.ly/TSS172302

 

Pastor of Student Ministries (172302) - USA Midwest (IN)

 

We have partnered with a growing (1,500+) church in Valparaiso, IN to help them identify and hire their next Pastor of Student Ministries. Calvary Church is an independent, evangelical Bible church committed to helping change lives forever through the gospel of Jesus Christ in Northwest Indiana and the world. Some distinctives that set Calvary apart from other churches include:

 

  • Relevant expository preaching

  • Contemporary worship rooted in biblical theology

  • Discipleship through small groups

  • A passion to win as many as possible to Christ

  • A commitment to equipping parents to raise kids to know and love God

  • An emphasis on serving others in the church and community

  • A dual commitment to local and overseas outreach

 

Rooted. Relevant. Real.

 

General Description: Student ministries (6th-12th) is conducted as an integrated aspect of Calvary Church. Students are considered a vital part of the church community right now and not just future parishioners. The Pastor of Student Ministries will provide overall direction and vision for the student ministries program with the goal for teens to grow as authentic followers of Christ who will enjoy Him forever.

 

Qualifications for Consideration

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of full-time, vocational youth ministry experienced in a large church.

  • Must have at least an undergraduate degree in biblical studies.

  • Must have a strong passion for reaching the lost as well as equipping Christ followers with the Word.

  • Must be an engaging speaker who motivates others to follow Christ.

  • Must be a visionary leader who leads staff and volunteers together around overall mission.

 

Responsibilities:

Spiritual formation of Students

  • Provide visionary leadership and oversight for all aspects of student ministries including program structure and development.

  • Lead student ministry team (employees/interns) assuring ministry alignment, effectiveness in roles, and caring for their souls.

  • Oversee the teaching responsibilities and all content to the students by making sure competent teachers are being used to effectively communicate the message.

  • Effectively communicate vision, goals, events and ministry opportunities to students, parents and staff.

  • Assure that competent leaders and if necessary staff pastors are ministering to the students and parents who are encountering personal/spiritual struggles in their lives.

  • Prayer for students, parents, leaders and the entire ministry should be an important part of the life of the Pastor of Student Ministries.

  • Continue your education in the area of youth ministry to strengthen your knowledge through reading, conferences, visiting other churches and connecting with other youth leaders.

 

Other Responsibilities

  • Work as a member of the staff contributing to the overall mission of Calvary Church

  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.

  • Assist in the development of a leadership/internship program for the church.

  • Participate in public worship services as needed: announcements, after service prayer and counseling and on occasion fill the role as the teaching pastor.

  • Annually, join with all pastors in establishing church-wide goals and strategies.

  • Meet monthly with the Executive Pastor to review student ministries, problem solving, and encouragement.

  • Annually submit Student Ministries goals for review and approval by the Executive Pastor.

  • Take all vacation time allotted for you and your family.

 

This summary is not comprehensive, but it is designed to give you a taste of what the church and the position are about. If you are reading this and responding strongly to the opportunity, you should let us know. Full details are available to you after an initial discussion with The Shepherd’s Staff.

 

Do not contact the church directly. If you do, you will be directed back to us. Here is a direct link to the information with instructions: http://bit.ly/TSS172302

 

Questions: Contact helpingchurcheshire@gmail.com

Presented by The Shepherd's Staff https://theshepherdsstaff.com/

Position: Pastor of Student Ministries

Location: USA Midwest (IN)

Church Size: 1,500+

Denomination: Non-Denominational

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