Are you a relational leader with a passion for reaching students with the life-changing reality of Jesus Christ? Do you have experience leading a growing student ministry, as well as equipping and empowering adult volunteers in the context of a local church? If so, Hill Country Bible Church Austin is looking for a Student Ministries Pastor for our soon-to-be-launched Brushy Creek Campus – and we would love to hear from you.
Success in this position will result in:
The vision of HCBC to reach every man, woman, and child being visibly seen in the lives of students who come to faith at the local middle and high schools that feed into theses campuses.
An ongoing connection of the Student Ministries Pastor to leadership at the local schools.
Effective discipleship of students with the result they are pastored well to handle the challenges of adolescence, they are building their faith, and are reaching into their circles of friends to invite them to follow Christ.
Some of the Major Responsibilties Include:
- Clearly understand and carry out multi site campus constants.
- Develop an annual ministry plan during the planning cycle for the next fiscal year.
- Do life with students by attending their events and supporting them as developing young adults.
- Engage parents through training on relevant topics of raising students, and in recruiting for participation in ministry.
- Shepherd students in their faith and in dealing with the issues of adolescence.
- Develop a leadership pipeline through developing and discipling student leaders to replicate you in their leadership of their peers.
- Act as chaplain or other role in serving local school teams organizations.
- Oversee and teach at Roots (large group) equipping times.
For more information regarding this position, visit www.hcbc.com/employment
About Hill Country Bible Church Austin
Our vision is that every man, woman, and child in Greater Austin has the chance to experience the life-changing reality of Jesus Christ because they hear the gospel from the lips of someone at a Hill Country Bible Church.
In carrying out our vision, we have planted 23 churches since 1996 and established an ongoing residency to train church planters.
We launched our first multi-site campus in 2009 in the Steiner Ranch community of Austin; we are one church in two locations (Lakeline Campus and Steiner Ranch Campus). We are currently laying down the ground work for our Brushy Creek Campus that is expected to launch in January 2015.
We place a high value on small groups where we seek to connect relationally, grow spiritually and reach others. Over 60% of our congregation is currently engaged in small group community, with a goal to have 75% by 2015-16.
We are committed to unity among churches and to engaging the Church of Jesus Christ in citywide issues. We have numerous strategic partnerships with churches and other organizations throughout the city to promote this goal.
Austin currently has over 1.8 million residents. Roughly 110 people move to the Austin area every day.
Austin is the third-fastest growing city in the nation, attracting large numbers of college graduates, immigrants and families with young children. For the fourth year in a row, Austin was named Forbes magazine's "#1 Next Biggest Boom Town in the U.S."
Austin is an unchurched town with less than 5% of the population having an ongoing connection to a church.
With a growing technology sector comprised of more than 200 local computer companies and numerous government, higher education, and healthcare jobs, Austin continues to lead the nation in business and employment opportunities. It is ranked #10 on Forbes’ list of Best Places for Business and Careers in 2013.
In 2004, Austin received the international honor of being selected the American Capital of Culture for its top notch museums and arts, popular culture, sports teams, and “unique happenings.” Since then, Austin has continued to develop its unique culture with new developments such as coffee shops, eccentric stores, restaurants, food trailers and festivals – many of which can be found downtown in the SoCo District.
Austin officially adopted the slogan “Live Music Capital of the World” in 1991, when research proved that the Capital City was home to more live music venues per capita than any other city in the world, including New York City, L.A., and Nashville. Austin is home of SXSW, one of the largest music festivals in the nation, with over 2,000 performers playing at over 100 venues in the downtown Austin area.
Austin experiences a constant influx of young people, with more than 70 colleges and 360,000 enrolled students within a 200-mile radius.
Austin is known for its commitment to health and fitness. The city’s push toward healthy living also provides an environment for top health care systems. With the warm climate, many residents remain active exercising outdoors near our numerous lakes (Lake Austin, Lake Travis and Lady Bird Lake), swimming holes and recreational water attractions, as well as near our lush nature trails, parks and wilderness preserves.
To apply for this job opening, please first post your resume.
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