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Pinelake Church

College Pastor (Starkville Campus)

Pinelake Church
Brandon, Mississippi, United States

Date Posted: 03/19/2013
Categories: College Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 7501 to 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Has God called you to lead college students to live missionally? Do you love to develop and implement strategies for leading college students to learn from Christ, live for Christ and lead others to Christ? Do you yearn for college students to immerse themselves in small group community in the local church? If this describes you, we want to hear from you!

The position of College Pastor for Pinelake Church’s Starkville Campus is responsible for providing spiritual, visionary, team-based, and value-driven leadership for college students and lay leaders in a manner consistent with Pinelake’s purpose, vision, core values and major objectives.

God’s man for this role will be an integral member of Pinelake’s Starkville Campus Team with the specific responsibilities of planning, developing, overseeing, and evaluating all components of the College Ministry; establishing goals and objectives (in conjunction with the Campus Pastor) for the College Ministry and initiate strategies to fulfill them; lead students to value active participation in the ministries of Pinelake Starkville; developing and implementing effective processes to assimilate students into small groups; and supervising the enlistment, training, and evaluation of all volunteer workers in the College Ministry.

The ideal candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree and four years of experience in a college ministry setting. A master’s degree from an accredited seminary is preferred.

For consideration, please submit your résumé to or mail to Pinelake Church, Human Resources, 6071 Highway 25, Brandon MS 39047. Please do not apply through

Starkville is home to Mississippi State University, the largest university in the state with an enrollment of more than 17,000 students.

Pinelake is a multi-campus congregation with venues in Clinton, Madison, Brandon/Reservoir, and Starkville, Mississippi. Our campuses are bound together by one common vision and mission under one leadership team, and each campus has pastors who serve their local community of believers.

As a church and individually, we expectantly live out Christ-centered, Spirit-led, ongoing stories of life change. We celebrate this vision of life change by striving to develop Christ-followers who Learn from Christ, Live for Christ, and Lead others to Christ.

For all staff positions at Pinelake, a vital and growing personal walk with the Lord through committed Bible study, prayer, and discipleship is expected, as is the performance of all duties and responsibilities with excellence and in a manner that glorifies Christ and furthers the mission and ministry purposes of the church.