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Vanderbloemen Search Group

FiveStone Community Church - Student Minister

Vanderbloemen Search Group
Garland, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 11/07/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



FiveStone Community Church began in 1964 with 250 people in Garland, TX. Today, it has grown to a church of 500 – God is at work in Garland and through FiveStone Community Church.

We’re passionate about people and the life-changing journey we’ve found in relationship with God. No matter where you are in your journey with God, there’s a place for you at FiveStone Community Church. From engaging worship and relevant, practical teaching to interactive children’s programs and local outreach initiatives, we’re on a mission to share the indescribable love that God has given us, with others. FiveStone exists to help you experience that love and connect with others in an authentic community of faith.

Together we are committed to growing in faith, growing together in Christ and impacting our community and world with God’s love.


Size: 450

Denomination: Non-denominational

Location: Garland, TX


About the Position:

The Student Minister at FiveStone Community Church will be a communicator to both students and a fill in preacher and teacher on the weekends for the teaching team. They will have seat at the table with the rest of the pastoral leadership team, where they will have input and influence. They will be a person who is able to build teams and leaders that own the ministry and set it up for long-term success. They will be someone who is a leader who raises up leaders and trains students to be disciples of Christ and fishers of men for the rest of their lives.

What We Are Searching For / Qualifications:

The following describes many of the characteristics of the ideal candidate for the Student Minister:


A bachelor’s degree would be a plus but is not required.


Experience working in Student Ministry is preferred. Proven teaching abilities are required, as well as familiarity with Orange curriculum.

A commitment and alignment with the doctrine and theology of FiveStone Community Church is necessary for this role.

Personal Characteristics

  • A life of integrity that epitomizes servant leadership and disciple making.
  • A heart that chases after Christ.
  • An active devotional life.
  • Passion about teaching students how to pursue Christ.
  • Passion for and knowledge of current youth culture.
  • Ability to communicate to students how to navigate today’s culture.
  • A developer of leaders.
  • A pioneering spirit.
  • A deep knowledge and understanding of how Student Ministry works best.
  • Excitement about taking FiveStone’s Student Ministry to the next level.
  • A personal theology that aligns with that of FiveStone Community Church.
  • Chemistry with the FiveStone team that ‘fits.’
  • Confident humility

About the Location:

As early as the mid-1800s, settlers began arriving in what is now Garland, which was incorporated in 1891. Garland enjoys a rich history that has shaped it into the thriving metropolitan-area city that offers its residents and businesses a high quality of life and excellent educational and workforce development opportunities that is enhanced by community leadership and partners.

The city is particularly proud of its affordable and business-friendly climate. Garland is part of the 4th largest region in the nation, the DFW Metroplex, which continues to attract new business and corporate expansions despite the current challenges in the world economy. The city has taken steps to provide excellent opportunities for its residents who enjoy living and working in the vicinity, offering a diverse and stable economy for businesses and residents to locate and succeed. Garland has been listed as one of the most integrated cities in America and boasts multi-ethnic communities throughout their city. The region’s shopping, dining, events and the arts provide a sampling of Garland's unique multi-cultural environment. With 2,800 acres of parks, athletic fields, two water parks, two nature preserves and 63 holes of golf - everyone should find something to enjoy outdoors.

The 12th largest city in Texas with more than 375 manufacturers, Garland is a culturally diverse city with a vast array of options that are rich in history, urban appeal, and natural resources that speaks to the culture of Texas. Whether one’s imagination leads to shopping, arts, outdoor activities or special events, Garland has an adventure awaiting anyone seeking relocation.