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Judson Church

Joliet, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
Youth Pastor
Church Size:
251 to 350
Job Type:
Judson Church
Job Description:

Judson Church is a congregation of approximately 300 people located 40 miles southwest of Chicago in Joliet, Illinois.  Joliet has more than 6,000 students in the local public high school district.  We also serve the neighboring communities.


Judson’s mission is to Go and make disciples, loving them into a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ, and provide for all, a lifetime of Christian growth.


The Director of Student Ministries and Worship Support is a full-time position and will be responsible for supporting Judson’s mission by passionately leading Student Ministries (grades 6-12) and supporting the volunteer worship leaders and technology team.


Student Ministries is the primary role of this position and will require the candidate to equip, encourage and empower students where they are to be life-long leaders as they fall in love with and follow Jesus Christ.  Tasks include leading/overseeing weekly Jr. High and High School Ministry nights as well as other discipleship opportunities, along with planning and leading mission trips, retreats, outreach events, mentoring, and community groups.


The Director of Student Ministries will also  help with Worship Support  assisting the worship technology team and provide training and trouble-shooting when necessary.  


To be considered, the applicant will have a bachelor’s degree in Student Ministries and/or a minimum of 3 years of experience in leading student ministry.  The applicant will also possess the following qualities:

  • A growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Leadership Abilities
  • Biblically Sound & Relatable Teaching
  • Outstanding Interpersonal Skills – Able to relate and communicate to students, parents, adult volunteers, and the church as a whole.
  • Missionary-minded – Willing to see schools as a mission field.
  • Team Leader & Team Player

If interested, send resume to Pastor Kevin Comfort at kcomfort@ameritech.net. 


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Judson Church

We are committed to helping you understand who Jesus Christ is, how you can have a relationship with God through Jesus Christ, and how to live your life His Way. This process is different for each person and so we are seeking to provide a variety of ways that people can come into this relationship with God through Jesus Christ. More...