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Next Gen Pastor

Jennings, Louisiana, United States

Date Posted: 03/12/2018
Categories: Children's Ministry - Family Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Next Generation Pastor


About Bethel Church: We are a growing church in rural Southwest Lousiana. Our church is on Interstate 10 (about 30 minutes from 2 small cities - Lake Charles & Lafayette; an hour from two mid-sized cities - Baton Rouge & Beaumont, and 2.5 hours from 2 large cities- Houston & New Orleans). Our community is 10,000 and growing, and our reach radius is 35,000+. 


Bethel has doubled in size over the past 5 years (from 300 - 600), and we beleive that God will send 1000 people here for Easter. We have a new kids building and are about to build a new youth outreach center. There are so many exciting things going on at Bethel, and we are looking for someone to has a heart to reach our community and provide leadership to our unique ministry structure. 


One Sentence Job Description: To provide leadership and vision for our kids and student ministries and oversee ministry leadership team.



                                                              NEXT GEN PASTOR



KidsCove (Nursery)               KidCity (K-5th)       Impact (6th – 12th)      Rush (college)

     Director                             Reach director        Reach director               Pastor

    5 captains                         Connect director     Connect director

                                                Grow director          Grow director         

                                                Send director           Send director


The next gen pastor will oversee all listed personnel (who are all paid, some minimally). The next gen pastor will help provide leadership and accountability to each area of ministry. Here is a breakdown of these roles:


KIDSCOVE DIRECTOR – to provide general leadership of our nursery program

5 CAPTAINS – one captain for each service in each nursery (infant/toddler)

REACH DIRECTOR – to provide direction to engage to the unchurched

CONNECT DIRECTOR – to help assimilate guests to the ministry, church, & others

GROW DIRECTOR – to provide leadership in assisting spiritually growth to students and their parents

SEND DIRECTOR – to oversee volunteer base of recruiting, equipping, and training of both adults and students

RUSH PASTOR – to provide general leadership of our college ministry



-       Be a committed follower of Christ called to student ministry

-       Have the personality to provide accountability and leadership for this structure

-       Agree with our non-negotiables as a church, our doctrine, and our vision

-       Have experience leading in student ministry and/or kids ministry



-       Provide leadership to all areas from birth to college, casting vision and holding our team accountable to that vision

-       Completing all pastoral duties