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Grace Lutheran Church

Director of Student Ministries

Grace Lutheran Church
La Grange, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 03/12/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Grace Lutheran Church of La Grange is an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation.  With a mission of being the heart, hands, feet and voice of Christ in the world, the church has a strong tradition of reaching out both in the local community and the world.  The vibrant, growing congregation is the home of young families and seniors alike.  Guests and new members often comment on the welcoming and positive spirit at Grace.


The Director of Student Ministries is responsible for partnering with parents to lead students (infant through high school) on a life-giving journey with Christ.  They will inspire students and families to welcome all, build relationships that lead to growth in faith, and reach out and love like Jesus.  They will cast the vision of Student Ministries and reproduce leaders who love to impact the lives of students. 


The ideal candidate will have a four year degree and at least five years of experience leading teams in children/student ministries.  They will be equipped to begin making an impact immediately.  They will possess exceptional communication skills and have a determination to explore new ways of doing ministry. The candidate will have a proven track record of reproducing leaders and engaging students in worship and small groups.  An understanding of the Orange strategy would be very advantageous. 


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