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Christ Church

Student Pastor

Christ Church
Hickory, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 06/16/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:






Student Pastor Job Description


 Christ Church mission is “ to reach millions of unchurched persons by developing thousands of fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.”  We are looking to attract two types of people: the unchurched, and those that care about reaching the unchurched.


Position Description:   This position is designed to provide hands on leadership of the Student Ministries ( 6th - 12th Grade) for  the Mt. View Campus ( Main Campus).   This position will have a seat at the leadership / decision-making table to develop and plan ministries that will impact the multi-site student ministry for all five locations of Christ Church. 



Job Responsibilities:

?       Implement the student ministry vision at the Mt. View ( Main Campus) to grow a thriving student ministry for students 6th to 12th grade.

?       Provide hands on  leadership to the weekly ministry programs at Mt. View Campus.

?       Recruit, develop and disciple small group leaders  to lead and disciple students.

?       Develop and mobilize volunteer teams to serve in student ministry in varying capacities.

?       Strengthen the all campus  student ministry structure by using your gifts and talents to impact the team. 

?       Be active in student’s lives inside and outside the walls of the church on a weekly basis.

?       Encourage students to be involved in serving / missions by providing opportunities to serve in the community or mission trips.

?       Produce regular outreach - oriented events for students that will align with the overall mission of Christ Church; to reach the unchurched and develop devoted followers of Christ. 

?       Be willing to do whatever it takes without breaking the law; in alignment with the mission of the church to reach students for Christ.


Characteristics of Leaders:

?       Fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ

?       Self – Starter

?       Outgoing personality that will attract people to Jesus and His ministry

?       High capacity proven leader of leaders

?       Team player and team builder


Job Qualifications:

?       Minimum of 3 years experience in student ministry required. 

?       Experience MUST involve student ministries of larger than 100 students.

?       Multi-site  student ministry experience is preferred.

?       M. Div preferred but college degree required

?       Theologically align with the Wesleyan belief