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Crossroads Church

Pastor of Student Ministries

Crossroads Church
Douglasville, Georgia, United States

Date Posted: 07/06/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Pastor of Student Ministries - Full time (45 hours / week)

Win Statement:  To provide direction for the creation of relevant environments for high school and middle school students, so that students experience the abundant life by prioritizing their relationship with Christ, influencing their friends, and engaging in relevant personal ministry


Mission Critical Responsibilities:

 - Proactively communicate, support, and fulfill the vision, values, purposes, and goals of Crossroads Church

 - Consistently maintain open and frequent communication with executive staff, associate staff, administrative staff, volunteer directors and volunteers


Role-specific Responsibilities:

Leadership Development

 - Equip, train and lead staff and volunteer teams in reaching and connecting with middle school and high school students

 - Oversee processes for recruiting, apprenticing, and training student ministry volunteers

 - Develop and meet regularly with the Student Ministry staff team

 - Create overall vision and leadership structure for the student ministry

Wednesday Night Worship Service

 - Plan and execute a weekly worship service for both middle school and high school students

 - Prepare and deliver a weekly message that is relevant and engaging to both middle chool and high school students

 - Recruit and develop talent for student ministry communicators

 - Determine with worship team the direction of worship for each service

 - Recruit and develop tech team for weekly service and special events

 - Develop and plan the sermon series with the student ministry team

 - Recruit and develop a First Impressions Team to ensure that check-in, guest experience, and overall room and atmosphere are welcoming and attractive to students

Discipleship and Student Leadership Team

 - Work with Student Ministry Discipleship Director on processes for student engagement and discipleship that develops and encourages student leaders

 - Work with Student Ministry Discipleship Director and Connections Director to ensure students are engaged in meaningful small groups

Parent Connection

 - Develop strategies to partner with parents to help them engage and disciple their middle school and high school students

Other responsibilities:

 - Develop and maintain an accurate working budget for student ministries based on yearly goals

 - In association with Student Ministry Staff Team, develop creative events that are impactful

 - Communicate in adult services as directed by the Lead Pastor

 - Honor God and Crossroads Church with a servant's heart, lived out in job, ministry, and lifestyle

 - Dilegently partner with staff and team members as needed in cross-ministry initiatives

 - Perform any additional tasks as requested by the Lead or Executive Pastor