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The Springs

Student Ministries Pastor

The Springs
Cedar Springs, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 07/08/2008
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Free Methodist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Springs is seeking a Student Ministies Pastor to reach and grow the students in our church and surrounding community.

The Springs is a contemporary/seeker sensitive Free Methodist Church in Cedar Springs, MI (17 miles north of downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan’s second largest city). Located just off US 131, Cedar Springs is a growing bedroom community to Grand Rapids. With a median age just under 30 and over 30% under the age of 18, Cedar Springs has many young families who have not been reached with the message of Christ and who do not see any reason to go to church. The Springs feels called to change that! We exists to help people who are seeking God become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. Presently, our weekend service has an average attendance of 300 and our Wednesday kids’ program averages over 100 kids. With anywhere up to a dozen first time guests a week, we are a growing church in need of quality staff leadership who can help take us to the next level of 500 in 4 years by reaching seekers and building believers. For more information about The Springs check out our website at

The Student Ministries Pastor must be a gifted, spirit filled leader with the ability to create teams and train volunteers. Candidates must have a personal relationship with Christ and be open to ordained ministry in the Free Methodist Church. In addition, they should have a clear call to student ministry, and a passion to reach and build students through cutting edge student ministry. A degree in student ministries is desired. Past experience as a youth pastor in a local church setting is preferred. The ability to relate well to and inspire both students and parents is required. Looking for someone who is friendly, enthusiastic, approachable, a people person, organized, hardworking, professional, and a team player. For a full list of responsiblities you can download our Student Ministries Pastor job description from our website. Candidates can submit their resumes to The Springs Free Methodist Church, c/o Barry Briggs, PO BOX 328, Cedar Springs, MI 49319 or email to