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Delaware Christian Church

Student Minister

Delaware Christian Church
Delaware, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 10/24/2012
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position - Student Minister


Responsible For: 56ers, Jr. High and High School Ministries


Reports To: Administrative Pastor (also accountable to the Senior Minister and elders)


Delaware Christian Church is located in the fastest growing county in Ohio. Area is near the capital city of Columbus, and has experienced steady growth for nearly 15 years. The church has been successful in reaching young families and is looking for a student minister who will help us in this endeavor.


Position Overview:  The DCC Student Minister is responsible for providing leadership to the DCC Student Ministry which includes the 56ers ministry, Jr. High and High School Ministries. The Student Minister is responsible for recruiting and training volunteers as well as leading Sunday morning and Sunday night programming. The Student Minister also needs to be able to carry out the vision of Delaware Christian Church which is to Experience God, Grow in Faith and Impact the World within the student ministry. Equal focus should be placed on all three aspects of the church’s vision. The Student Minister is also expected to plan events, mission trips and support camps. The Student Minister will also be required to fulfill a secondary responsibility based on gifts and abilities.



  • A baptized believer
  • Committed to a growing relationship with Jesus
  • Committed to prayer and Bible study
  • Doctrinal beliefs in line with that of Delaware Christian Church
  • Feels a strong calling to student ministry
  • Respected by other believers
  • Spiritual leader of your family
  • Above reproach in your ministry and personal life
  • Bachelor degree preferred in Student Ministry, Bible or related area
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Motivated and able to set and meet goals
  • Makes personal growth a priority (conferences, books, network with other Student Ministers)



  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend monthly Leadership Meetings
  • Meet once a month with the Administrative Pastor
  • Communicate well with the rest of the ministry staff
  • Work with other ministry staff to support all-church events
  • Recruit, interview and train volunteer student leaders
  • Equip the student leaders with the resources to teach and lead the students
  • Encourage and stay in regular communication with the student leaders
  • Use curriculum that is consistent with the core beliefs of Delaware Christian Church
  • Follow up with students and parents when necessary
  • Invest in the lives of the students
  • Visit students in their homes and schools at events such as concerts and sporting events
  • Be active in the summer camp programs in our area and commit to participation in camps
  • Plan, promote and lead Sunday morning and Sunday night programming
  • Plan, promote and lead events, mission trips and service projects
  • Teach the gospel in creative and relevant ways for strong life application