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:
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.
He has a track record of making and maturing disciples and mentoring disciplemakers.
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.
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 His Neighbor
Loves Making & Maturing Disciples
Loves God's Word
Loves to Teach God's Word
Loves God's Church
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