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Uniontown Bible Church

Student Ministry Director/ Pastor

Uniontown Bible Church
Union Bridge, Maryland, United States

Date Posted: 07/30/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Bible Church
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Student Ministries Director/Pastor 


Summary: Will provide vision, strategy, teaching, and leadership for Uniontown Bible Church’s Student Ministries. This will include mobilizing, equipping, and overseeing youth and adult leaders and workers. Must be able to develop, lead, and coordinate separate but complementary ministries appropriate for middle school and high school students at different stages along the journey of becoming biblically sound, Christ­like, disciple­makers.


  • Prayerfully develop student ministry vision, strategies, and goals so that students become

    passionate, maturing followers of Christ

  • Recruit, train, and develop a team of adult leaders and workers for middle­ and high­school


  • Recruit, train, and develop student leaders and workers from the middle­school and high­school


  • Ensure a healthy balance of depth (discipleship) and width (outreach) in the student ministry

  • Organize, plan, and execute weekly youth group meetings, as well as retreats, conferences,

    missions trips, and other special activities

  • Build strong relationships of trust with students

  • Work in coordination with children’s ministry team to create a seamless and cohesive

    birth­ through­ high school discipleship plan. Work with other UBC ministries to ensure alignment

    of student ministry with overall church mission, strategy, and goals.

  • Lead development of plans for a college age ministry; oversee college age ministry upon


  • Serve the broader Body of Christ by modeling, mentoring, and training other student ministry

    workers and leaders



  • Models the life of a passionate, maturing follower of Christ

  • Consistent spiritual and moral character, complying with biblical leadership qualifications

    outlined in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1

  • Strong leadership gift that will enable leadership of a broad ministry

  • Successful local church youth ministry leadership experience, with a minimum of 3­-5 years


  • Proven track record of working through leaders

  • Competent in organization, administration, and interpersonal relationships

  • Strong team player and strong team builder

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Bible, Christian Ministries, or a related discipline

  • Understanding and knowledge of youth culture and trends, with ability to contextualize the

    ministries for students in this culture

  • Loves middle­ and high­school students

  • Willingness to be in the community and schools

  • Demonstrated ability to relate to a wide range of students and their parents
Additional Notes:
  • Uniontown Bible Church seeks a Student Ministries Director/Pastor who is relational, engaging, upbeat, and Christ­centered
  • The primary focus of this position is Student Ministries but, as in most church contexts, the

    incumbent can expect to be called upon to participate in or lead a variety of church activities

  • Ordination is expected to be a component of the professional ministry development of the UBC

    Student Ministries Director/Pastor. Ordained individuals are invited to apply. Applicants who are not ordained should be prepared to articulate an intention for and general path toward ordination consistent with biblical leadership qualifications and successful performance. 


    Please send your resume and cover letter to for consideration.