Student Pastor Full Time

@ Concord Church of St Louis
  • St. Louis, Missouri View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 4 December 2021
  • Application closes: 31 March 2022
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Job Description

Concord Church is prayerfully and eagerly looking for the God-chosen person to lead our student ministry. This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic leader and communicator who is ready to invest in and build upon a solid, thriving youth ministry.

Major Responsibilities:

·        Invest in meaningful relationships with students (both middle school and high school), volunteer leaders, and parents of teens.

·        Provide leadership and vision for the volunteer team in student ministry

·        Be the lead communicator and architect of the student mid-week services. This would include the following:

o   Developing engaging and theologically rich lessons and teaching series

o   Creating attractive environments for students and their friends

o   Utilizing our broadcast platform to connect with students who choose to attend online

o   Provide uplifting and inspiring worship moments through music, reflection, prayer time, etc.

o   Developing a consistent follow-up strategy for guests.

o   Seeking ways to invite new students to respond to the Gospel message

·        Oversee and regulate small groups ministry:

o   Provide or purchase excellent curriculum

o   Develop and train new and existing teachers

o   Encourage good follow-up and connection with students, leaders and parents

·        Guide students to mission and service opportunities within the larger body of Concord.

Requisite Qualifications/Skills:

  • Have a personal commitment to and relationship with Jesus Christ and live a lifestyle in accordance with Christian principles.
  • Maintain the highest Christian standards in personal and professional life in accordance with the Concord Policy Handbook.
  • Sign and support, both publicly and personally, Concord’s Doctrinal Covenant.
  • Demonstrate the following interpersonal skills:
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to freely give and receive input
    • Ability to deal with a diverse range of people
    • Capacity to encourage and motivate others
    • Experience in coordinating and managing volunteers
    • Ability to manage stressful situations with grace and good communication
    • Exhibit good organizational skills and the ability to manage a variety of tasks
    • Possess a high degree of comfort with technology and web-based ministry
    • Demonstrate the ability to embrace the organizational purpose – To CONNECT all people to Jesus Christ, so they can GROW in their faith and SERVE others.
    • Demonstrate flexibility in tasks as they relate to the overall purpose of Concord Church.

Requisite Skills:

  • Experience in leading a youth group ministry
  • Completed (or almost completed) A Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies (or a similar degree)
  • Proficiency with technical equipment including sound and computer-generated equipment and use of worship and presentation software.
  • Ability to identify, recruit, and develop potential leaders for Student Ministry
  • Solid speaking, writing and preaching skills
  • Possess an educated, but growing theological hunger for God’s word

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • Have experience working with Planning Center
  • Have musical background of some sort
  • Have experience with ProPresenter

Specific Duties:

·        Oversee the entire Midweek Student program

·        Oversee the Sunday morning small group ministry

·        Plan and execute key yearly calendar events (including retreats, mission trips, etc)

·        Exists as a team player with the Senior Staff in weekly meetings

·        Maintain regular and informed communication with staff, students, volunteer leaders and parents

Administrative Duties:

·        Attend weekly senior staff meetings.
·        Manage the entire student ministry annual budget

In conjunction with the Senior Pastor, provide annual budget forecast.

Job Type: Full-Time, Salaried (Exempt)


·        Health Insurance
·        Paid Time Off
·        Retirement Plan


·        3-5 years of Ministry Experience

Application closes: March 31, 2022

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