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Centreville Baptist Church

Student Ministry Director

Centreville Baptist Church
Centreville, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 11/14/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Centreville Baptist Church is looking for a Student Ministry Director to join our Next Generations team and lead our XLM Student Ministries. This is a full-time position.


We are a church of 1200+ regular attendees. Our church is located in a suburb of Washington, DC in Northern Virginia. We place a high value on Scripture as it is our authority on beliefs, faith and practice. We also place a high value on being relevant to culture and meeting people where they are. The DC area is very diverse. Our church reflects that diversity.

You can learn more about our church by visiting our website:

Our student ministry is made up of students from more than 25 different schools in the area. Our ministry seeks to meet students where they are, grow them in their faith and equip them to serve others and connect them in community. We have about 150 students regularly attending each week.  You can learn more about our student ministry at our facebook page:


Check out this short video about the position:

The person in this position would work with the Next Generations Pastor to further the vision for XLM and work with the student ministry team to provide direct leadership to the ministry.

Required Qualifications:
All applicants must...


-be willing to live in the DC area
-have a growing relationship with Christ.
-have a love for students.
-have a love for Scripture and be able to communicate the truths of God's word clearly and effectively.

-be excellent at recruiting and building teams of leaders within the ministry - both students and adults.
-have a heart for reaching lost students with the gospel.
-possess experience in student ministry, preferably in a church with an average attendance of 1,000+
-be able to communicate effectively with parents.

-be capable of building teams of adult leaders to serve in the ministry.
-be an effective teacher/speaker.
-be a constant learner and always seeking to grow as a leader
-be an avid user social media and use it regularly as a part of their lifestyle
-be teachable and able to work in a team environment.

-have a passion for building up teams of people to serve in the ministry.
-be a leader and a self-starter, able to plan and execute events and programs with little oversight.
-be a person who is actively looking to fulfil Eph. 4 "equipping the saints..." by building teams.
-be able to make decisions in a fast-paced environment that is always changing.
-be organized and have administrative skills
-be someone who has an engaging personality and would excell upfront leading a ministry.
-be tech savvy
-be able to minister to a diverse group of people
-have at least a bachelors degree

Desired Qualifications:
We prefer that applicants...

-have a seminary degree (or are pursuing a degree)
-have skills in graphic design
-have skills in video production

This person will be involved in everything the student ministry does including...


-building teams of people to serve in the ministry.

-leading teams of people to serve in the ministry.

-Did I mention being a team builder?? You gotta love this part of it.
-planning the Sunday morning student ministry experiences
-teaching in large group settings often
-developing curriculum and/or resourcing leaders with curriculum for small groups and middle school ministry
-facilitating small groups
-planning and executing retreats, camps and mission trips.
-recruiting and developing small group leaders
-planning and executing events
-working with parents
-communicating to parents about the ministry
-keeping social media portals active and continually engaging students and families with them.
-discipling students
-overseeing ministry teams within the student ministry
-working with interns during the summer
-other duties as assigned

This person will also be involved with other ministries as the student ministry is part of the larger body. These include attending certain staff meetings and helping to plan, and participate in churchwide events.


Interested? Send:
1) cover letter
2) resume
3) video/audio of you teaching/preaching
4) and if you choose to, anything that might be helpful for us to get to know you more (a link to your blog, your website, your facebook page, your twitter handle, etc)


You can check out this short video about the position:


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