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Sycamore Creek Church

Pickerington, Ohio, United States

Date Posted:
Youth Pastor
Church Size:
501 to 750
Job Type:
Sycamore Creek Church
Job Description:

Sycamore Creek Church is currently seeking a Student Pastor.  Sycamore Creek is a vibrant, growing church in the Columbus, Ohio suburb of Pickerington.   Please find out more about us at www.sycamorecreek.org.


Student Ministry Responsibilities

  • Identify, invite, train, and empower leaders to be a part of the Student Ministry.
  • Serve as the primary student leader and communicator for the church. 
  • During the week invest in the lives of students building relationships with them in the most effective way possible.
  • Direct and oversee Cross Current (our weekly program for all 7th-12th grade students), including sound, lights and video through volunteers.
  • Oversee student Small Groups for Junior High (7th-8th) and High School students.
  • Oversee Sunday morning classes for Middle School (5th&6th) students.
  • Meet with key volunteers on a monthly basis to evaluate Cross Current and Student Small Groups.
  • Develop a presence in the life of students on the local school campuses
  • Schedule regular creative brainstorming meetings to gather input and ideas from various individuals (students and volunteers) about upcoming services and events.
  • Communicate and network with other student pastors, as well as watch other student services to gain insight and develop ways to improve the effectiveness of Cross Current.


Talents & Traits Required

  • Outgoing, servant-hearted, people person
  • Relational leader with experience growing a student ministry
  • Ability to research, prepare and teach relevant lessons for students
  • Ability to recruit, lead and equip adult volunteers
  • Strong organizational, administrative and computer skills


Other Administrative Responsibilities

  • Daily correspondence of emails and voicemails
  • Assist with miscellaneous administrative tasks as needed


Other Ministry Expectations

  • Lead or participate in a small group within the church.
  • Participate in staff meetings, creative meetings, and leadership retreats to provide evaluation and feedback.
  • Participate in all church wide events or activities
  • Fulfill other leadership responsibilities as determined by the Lead or Associate Pastor
  • Spousal support and involvement in the church is expected
  • Maintain God ordained priorities in your life by putting Jesus Christ first, your spouse second, your children third and the ministry fourth.
  • Give at least 10% of your income to the vision of Sycamore Creek Church
  • Be loyal to the vision and staff of Sycamore Creek Church and always protect the unity of the church.
  • Invest and invite the lost to know Jesus and come to Sycamore Creek Church


Other Job Information

  • This position is hired by the Lead Pastor and reports to the Lead & Associate Pastor
  • Job demands 40+ hours per week (Offices are closed on Friday and Saturdays)
  • Education required is a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Salary Range is negotiable based on experience and education
  • Interested applicants should send a PDF version of their resume as well as a recent photo to: jobs@sycamorecreek.org. 
  • Please do not call the church office with questions at this time.
  • Our goal is to fill this position during the summer of 2016.
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