Student Ministries Pastor

We are excited to offer a great opportunity for a Student Ministry position at a growing church.  This position will provide leadership for all student ministries (6th– 12thgrade) and have the responsibility for creative planning, with an emphasis on cultural relevance. 

Our church's mission is to introduce people to Jesus and to follow Him together. We believe the best way to accomplish this is by encouraging those in our church who are already following Jesus to pray for, invest in, and invite those who they know and love to see Jesus.  Sharing Jesus not only helps others, it helps us see the beauty of Jesus more clearly (Philemon 1:6).  

The successful candidate will be able to clearly communicate the Bible in a manner that will inspire and engage students on who God is and how to live out their faith and will be a relational person that thrives in a team environment.

This is a great ministry environment that provides the freedom to develop, expand, and impact many lives.  The church is casual, grace-based, practical, and intentional.  This position offers loving people to work with, an opportunity to build the student ministry, develop as a preacher and work at a church that longs to create an environment that unchurched people want to attend.

JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

  • Direct and be responsible for the planning, organizing, promoting, evaluating, and continued growth of a comprehensive student ministry (6th– 12thgrade).
  • Develop a teaching calendar for the year for the student ministry that promotes a clear pathway to spiritual growth.
  • Live by the philosophy that parental involvement is essential in training students in spiritual maturity. 
  • Invest in the lives of students and parents in their environments.  Ministry to students usually occurs afternoons and evenings at the schools, at sporting events, plays, concerts, and church.  We want someone who desires to build influential relationships with the local schools in order to build a bridge from student’s everyday culture to the gospel. 
  • Develop, mentor and shepherd adult and youth leadership teams to lead the ministry.
  • Oversee and administer the youth ministry budget. 
  • Preach on Sunday morning as necessary. 
  • Attend and participate in weekly Staff meetings.
  • Attend and participate in a small group.
  • Assist in Pastoral Duties such as visitation, personal/family counseling, weddings, funeral, etc. as needed.  

 

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four year Degree from an accredited University or College
  • Experience in a growing youth ministry in which the candidate has worked in both small and large group situations
  • Possesses a Christ-like love for students with an obvious passion to see students engage in a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ, not just an event planner
  • Will be a candidate who fulfills the exemplary moral character and ministry expectations of servant-leaders as found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9 
  • Mature, humble, growing believer, with a clear understanding of the Gospel
  • Strong leadership and organizational abilities; a self-starter who is always well prepared
  • Ability to recognize, recruit, and develop talented people that can serve in the youth ministry
  • Excellent communication skills in preaching with an ability to clearly communicate the gospel to both a churched and unchurched audience
  • High energy, engaging, and relational leader who is humble and leads by serving
  • Dedicated team player, whose ultimate loyalty is to the success of the entire church’s mission

Denomination:

Congregation Size: 
250 - 500
Phone: 
585-394-3517

Employment Type:

Job Type:

Contact Name: 
Megan Stephens
Street: 
5026 North Road
City: 
Canandaigua

State:

Zip: 
14424
Email Address: 

Base Salary:

How to Apply: 
Please submit resume and cover letter to megan@lifespringcc.com