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Kindred Community Church

Pastor of Student Ministries

Kindred Community Church
Anaheim Hills, California, United States

Date Posted: 08/26/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Kindred Community Church is a friendly, welcoming and active congregation doctrinally definitive and conservative in our faith yet contemporary in flavor. Set in the midst of beautiful and sunny Anaheim Hills, California, Kindred is known for it's excellence in expository preaching, it's enjoyment of multi-generational body life, it's emphasis on lay ministry and it's excitement for 'what's next in God's plan for us'.


As a congregation of over 1500 people we have been strategically placed in the 2nd largest metropolitan area in the US. Our campus is situated on 60 acres of land less than 30 minutes from Disneyland, 30 minutes to the beach and 1 1/2 hours to skiing and snowboarding.


We are looking for a man called by God to prayerfully and strategically lead and shepherd Jr. & Sr. High students and staff while coming alongside parents in their efforts to disciple their own teens.


The Pastor of Student Ministries Excels At:


Parent-Teen Discipleship

He is skilled at coming alongside of parents by providing resources and encouragement to help them fulfill their calling to be the primary spiritual trainers of their own teens.


Personal Discipleship

He has a track record of making and maturing disciples and mentoring disciplemakers.


Ministry Integration

He has a robust Philosophy of Christian Education that will integrate with the Pastor of Children's Ministry and the Young Adult's Pastor to equip the next generation of disciples by creating a seamless flow of Christian education and discipleship for those in nursery through college.



He has proven experience providing vision, direction, development and management for all aspects of youth ministry to teens from seventh through twelfth grade. He has a track record of encouraging and coaching paid staff, and facilitating the recruitment, training and encouragement of volunteer leaders and teachers. He has overseen ongoing strategic development of curriculum, programming, facilities, budgets and planning.



He has established and overseen policies and procedures that enhance ministry excellence while ministering grace to the receivers. He has experience with managing supplies, furnishings, screening of volunteers, training and annual ministry budgets.


Programming & Events

He has planned, organized and lead both regular (Sunday School, Small Groups) and special events and programs (Retreats, outreach and service events) to evangelize and disciple teens.


Pastoral Care

He is a mature shepherd who has offered pastoral care for teens and families. It has included hospital visitation, counseling, family interventions, baptisms, etc.


Public School Outreach

He has spearheaded efforts to form campus ministry outreaches in local Public School Systems.


The Ideal Candidate’s Calling & Character:

Loves God

Loves His Neighbor

Loves Making & Maturing Disciples

Loves Teens

Loves God's Word

Loves to Teach God's Word

Loves God's Church

Loves Theology

Loves His Family

Loves Working on a Team

Loves the Challenge of 'Going to the Next Level'

Loves to Lead and Equip Others in Ministry


The Ideal Candidate’s Competency:

A Masters Degree from an Evangelical Seminary

5 Years of Experience in Youth Ministry (Spiritual Leadership, Discipleship, Teaching & Pastoral Care)


The Ideal Candidate’s Chemistry (Fit):

Relational leader with the gift of teaching and the ability to work with a broad spectrum of ages (students/staff/parents). Works well within a team environment. Thrives in an environment that is elder led, encouraging of ministry excellence, theologically definitive and relationally driven. Strong walk with God demonstrated in commitment to spiritual disciplines and servant leadership.


The Ideal Candidate's Convictions:

Protestant (5 Solas)


Believers Baptism By Immersion




Literal 7-Day (24hr) Creation

Historical/Literal Hermeneutics