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Worship & Student Ministries Pastor star

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Crossing Community Church

Newtown, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted:
Combo Positions - Music Ministry - Other Pastor - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Church Size:
151 to 250
Job Type:
Crossing Community Church
Job Description:

Position: Full-time pastoral, salaried, 40+ hrs/week (flexible according to needs of ministry)

Reports to: Sr Pastor


Profile: This dual-role position is being created to fulfill two important areas of pastoral leadership: Worship Ministry and Student Ministry. As the pastor overseeing the Worship Ministry, the successful candidate will primarily lead/oversee vibrant congregational worship weekly, having planned and coordinated varying aspects of the worship service in conjunction with the Sr Pastor. As the pastor overseeing Student Ministry, the successful candidate will primarily shepherd and lead 6th-12th grade students, having partnered with their families to equip them for lifelong discipleship.


Responsibilities will include at least, but are not limited to:

• developing philosophies and casting vision for Crossing’s Worship and Student Ministries;

• planning Sunday morning and midweek Student Ministry worship services;

• overseeing, recruiting, training, and developing Audio/Video and Student Ministry volunteer teams;

• planning, calendaring, and administrating special Worship and Student Ministry events such as worship services, retreats, camp, service opportunities, and cross-cultural experiences;

• constantly evaluating the quality and effectiveness of our Worship Ministry, appropriately praising wins and addressing concerns;

• encouraging students to develop Bible study skills and spiritual habits, by providing discipleship tools and principles;

• developing an engaging, practical, and gospel-centered teaching ministry to students.


Professional and personal qualifications include:

• the ability to lead worship by inviting participation from people of all ages, while not becoming a distraction;

• clear communication skills, charisma, and passion;

• initiative, being a team player, modeling integrity, and a lifestyle reflective of 1 Timothy 3;

• technical/professional proficiency, creativity, and knowledge of current/relevant trends;

• a life of personal discipleship, good grasp of the Word, and strong agreement with Crossing’s doctrine, mission, and vision.


Other duties include:

• setting and monitoring annual Worship and Student Ministry budgets;

• developing the worship environment in the Auditorium, including needed updates to instruments and Audio/Video equipment, A/V layout and tools, lighting, sound, and stage design.


Check out who we are and what we do at crossing.org  If you think you might be a fit, please send a cover letter, resumé, and samples (if available) to searchteam@crossing.org.

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About the Church

Crossing Community Church

Crossing Community Church began in 1977 and is located in Newtown, Bucks County Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. We are an elder-led body with approximately 200 in Sunday attendance. We exist to be and make committed followes of Christ. We do this by equipping, sending, and serving people. We strive for clarity of the gospel in our preaching and teaching, and strive to be a blessing to our community. Although we are unaffiliated with any denomination or churches, we partner with other like-minded churches as opportunities arise.