Student Ministry Pastor Part time

@ Fairview Reformed Presbyterian
  • Industry, Pennsylvania View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - PCA
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 7 April 2022
  • Application closes: 31 July 2022
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    Job Description

    We are looking for someone with a calling to minister to students.
    -Either non-ordained individuals (vocational school or college graduates) or seminary graduates both can apply.

    -One reason we seek a recent seminary graduate is that we believe we are positioned to provide a perfect place for a new pastor to start a lifetime of ministry. We can provide a means toward ordination, should the candidate desire it.

    -Direct contact with the head pastor, with co-laboring and mentoring as he is able to provide it.

    Character matters greatly to us. We are looking for someone who is Godward in his life, God-dependent in prayer, authentically loves God’s word and loves to teach God’s word, highly responsible, self-initiating, able to facilitate a team of volunteer leaders and senses a call to
    serve students.

    General Summary:                                                                                This ministry role will have a focus on youth ministry. It is adjustable for either nonordained or ordinationtrack individuals.

    A. Student Ministry

    a. Direct the youth program with a focus on students both inside the church and in outreach to those outside the church.

    b. Provide ministry to youth, seeking to build them in number and in Christian maturity through outreach, Scripture, teaching, worship, and personal discipleship.

    c. Direct ministry volunteers by conducting planning meetings, training sessions, and a time of prayer for the youth.

    d. Plan and Lead the Rock (our Wednesday night Youth Program)

    e. Minister to, mentor, and pray for the youth. Follow up on new or absentee youth.

    f. Pursue student ministry outreach, especially in coordination with current outreach efforts such as Good News Clubs (Child Evangelism Fellowship ministry) & Covenant Kids (Fairview’s children’s ministry program).

    g. Assist with Ascension Presbytery snow camp and summer camp programs

    B. Discussable Ministry Responsibility. Dependent upon candidate’s skill and church’s need.
    One (1) of the following: Music worship leadership. Administrative or Communication Help (i.e. social
    media reach). Evangelism. Occasional preaching and teaching. Pastoral Care. Or something else.

    C. Outward Mission
    a. Participate with VBS and plan/lead afterVBS youth activities.

    b. Participate with mission activities and mission trips as able.

    D. General Ministry Tasks
    a. Participate in weekly staff meetings

    b. Conduct work at least three times a week at the church office (e.g. M,W,Th Mornings)

    c. Preach, lead worship and perform other tasks as needed for completing licensure and ordination.

    d. Participate or lead other Fairview ministry opportunities as able.

    e. Share in the general fellowship life of the congregation.

    Evaluation: Annual evaluations with the pastor and session

    Terms: Fairview Church commits to pay $35,000 (gross pay) per year in bimonthly payments. Contract is renewable.

    Benefits: 2 weeks’ vacation (which includes two Sundays).
    Workrelated mileage will be paid at the standard government allowance for ministry work. Ministry expenses for outings with students can be reimbursed. Lowcost or free outings are encouraged as much as possible.

    Candidates seeking ordination will be provided the oversight, training, and mentorship necessary to be licensed and ordained by the Ascension Presbytery. Please provide two to four weeks’ notice if needing to leave the position.

    Thank you for your interest! Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter to our committee head elder, Mark Oosting by email. Ensure either your resume or mdf has references for us to contact.

    Application closes: July 31, 2022

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