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LifePoint Church

Pastor of Student Ministries

LifePoint Church
Reisterstown, Maryland, United States

Date Posted: 01/12/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


To complete the transition of Student Ministries from an event-driven ministry model to community-based ministry model in the next 6 months. To further develop and expand LifePoint’s ministry to middle school, high school, and college-aged students through small-group mentoring and shepherding relationships focused on both, reaching unreached students with the gospel, and leading all students in the continual pursuit of spiritual formation through intentional discipleship.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Build core partnerships with parents and integrate closely with Children’s Ministry, to complete the transition toward a Family-centered discipleship approach to student ministry.


  • Develop the midweek small group program through recruiting, developing and deploying volunteers to serve as small group leaders in adequate numbers to accommodate 100% of active students within the first 6 months.


  • Create/implement the ongoing system (Orange/Lead Small) of leadership development for small group leaders within 6 months  – this will require continued personal investment in volunteer leaders.


  • Employ a strategy to engage students in serving opportunities, deploying them to serve their church, community and world. This strategy should be developed in collaboration with the Pastor of Outreach & Mobilization, and should be done in such a manner as to make serving opportunities available to all connected students.


  • Develop a monthly midweek program for high school students within 6 months for the purpose of worship, teaching, and community building.


  • Develop and implement an outreach strategy focused on reaching unreached students in the surrounding region to be implemented within 12 months. This may be accomplished through developing partnerships with para-church organization, e.g. Young Life, FCA, etc. as needed.


  • Develop a conceptual plan to launch a ministry to local college-aged students within the first 12 months.


  • Recruit and raise up a High School Director within 18 months, and a College Director within 2 years.





  • Teamwork. Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.


  • Efficiency. Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.


  • Organization and planning. Plans, organizes, schedules, and budgets in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities.


  • Ability to develop people. Coaches people in their current roles to improve performance, and prepares them for future roles.


  • Communication. Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communication, including email.


  • Follow-through on commitments. Lives up to verbal and written agreements, regardless of personal cost.