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The Grove

Pastor of Student Ministries

The Grove
Chandler, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 05/20/2014
Categories: Young Adult Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Pastor of Student Ministry, Chandler, AZ


The Grove

Chandler, AZ


Pastor of Student Ministry


The Grove is a missional, innovative, outward focused church committed to expanding the Kingdom of God locally and globally. We are located in Phoenix’s rapidly expanding East Valley suburb of Chandler. Our congregation is a young gathering of creatives who love God and are passionate about worship, art, justice, social-entrepreneurship, community… and coffee. 


Job Description:
The Grove is searching for a dynamic individual to oversee and lead our ministry to Students: High School and College-age. We are a growing church with a healthy student ministry. In just a four-mile radius we have four large high schools with more than 10,000 students.


- Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably from a Christian college

- Strong leader and engaging communicator

- Minimum three years of full-time student ministry experience in a church of 500+

- Loves God and loves students
- Great energy & gets amped about events
- Uses a Mac… because PC’s are lame
- Gets a missional church


- Lead and teach high school students through speaking Sundays and Wednesday evenings

- Plan and lead large outreach events

- Grow and maintain a network of discipleship groups

- Plan and lead retreats 

- Develop a student worship band

- Lead annual missions trips to places like Haiti, Compton, Malawi, Mexico 

- recruit, train, and regularly meet with Student Ministry volunteer staff



- Annual salary with housing allowance

- Ministry expense account

- Annual vacation time

- Medical and dental insurance


Please submit All of the following:

- A resume with picture of you (and your family if applicable)

- A brief letter about you and your passions in ministry.

- Why you would be a great fit for the vision and mission of The Grove

- A video of you teaching

- Short list of your favorite writers 

- A link to your website, blog, videos, Youtube, and/or Facebook page 


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Job Category: Youth Pastor

Job Status: Full-time

Denomination: Non-denominational