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Evangelical Covenant Church

Pastor of Student Ministries

Evangelical Covenant Church
Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 06/05/2010
Categories: Youth Pastor
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Pastor of Student Ministries

Evangelical Covenant Church is located in a busy suburban area on the east side of Des Moines. We currently average about 300 in attendance and are excited as God continues to expand ministry and vision for this community. We are an Evangelical Covenant Church that is conservative in our theology and missional in our philosophy. We are seeking a leader who loves Christ, loves teenagers, and has a passion to see junior and senior high students radically transformed by the living Christ.

As a member of the pastoral team at ECC, the pastor of student ministries must be an exceptional communicator, spiritually mature and equipped with a ministry approach that reflects the Great Commission. He must have demonstrated the ability to recruit and develop an effective volunteer leadership team, create an environment where students are challenged to have a vibrant, growing and relevant faith, and where students are excited about reaching their friends for Christ. His wife should be in support of his efforts to grow the youth ministry and desire to build positive relationships with students as well. Applicants must be genuinely relational, able to creatively, positively and productively work with others, and interested in communicating with and involving parents in ECC student ministry.

• Bachelor’s degree in youth ministry, Christian education, or related field and/or master’s degree in equivalent
• At least two years of continuous experience in leading a student ministry program

Please visit: to learn more about ECC. To apply or make inquiries about this position, please email your resume to:, or mail your resume to:

Evangelical Covenant Church
2625 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317