Student Pastor Full Time

@ CrossPointe Church
  • Madison, Alabama View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 26 June 2022
  • Application closes: 30 September 2022
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    Job Description

    Job Description: Student Pastor to Grades 7-12.

    Title of Position: Student Pastor
    Reports to: Senior Pastor

    Summary of Position: The Student Pastor of CrossPointe Church will provide pastoral care and leadership in all areas of the Student Ministry of CrossPointe Church which includes both Middle School and High School (grades 7-12). This role requires the Student Pastor to partner with parents in the spiritual maturation of these students both individually and corporately. This person must be willing and able to provide leadership & discipleship while representing Christ to young people. Recruitment of servant leaders and leadership development is critical. This person must create an annual calendar which includes a weekly service, grade-based groups, and community-building events. Excellent administrative skills and technology skills is required. This person will also partner with the other Pastors for some cross-ministry work as needed. Ultimately, this person must create a culture where human flourishing occurs through gospel proclamation, Christ-centered relationships, and servant leadership. The core values of CrossPointe Church should be seen and experienced in the Student ministry.

    Principal Job Responsibilities:
    • Develop a culture of community and belonging among students that emphasize our core values and purpose.
    • Create a culture that attracts students to Christ and promotes spiritual growth.
    • Be an engaged and compassionate supporter of students and their parents.
    • Develop healthy relationships with parents/guardians of all students, providing resources for them to assist in their growth as Christian parents.
    • Provide Biblical counseling with parents and students as needed.
    • Recruit and equip mature adults to serve within the Student Ministry.
    • Develop a culture of active Student outreach.
    • Develop a process of assimilation of new students including follow up with guest students and their families.
    • Provide leadership in the use of resources used by the Student ministry.
    • Plan and coordinate special events (retreats, camps, mission trips/projects, etc.) that touch all students at various levels of spiritual maturity and reflect our core values.
    • Demonstrate excellent stewardship through the planning and preparation of an annual budget that is reflective of the goals and objectives of the ministry.
    • Stay on top of Student Ministry trends and resources to provide a relevant and engaging ministry.
    • Be available on nights and weekends as needed to serve as a Pastor in emergency situations (hospital visits, ministry calls, etc.)
    • Comply with all established church policies and procedures.
    • Serve as a Staff Advisor for Church leadership teams as assigned by the Senior Pastor.
    • Work with Family Pastor to create and implement a transition plan from Children’s Ministry to Student Ministry.
    • Work with College Leaders to create and implement a transition plan from Student Ministry to College Ministry.
    • Serve as a collaborative member of the ministry team at CrossPointe Church.
    • Perform other responsibilities as needed.

    Requirements – Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
    • Bible College and/or Seminary preferred
    • Student Ministry experience preferred
    • Requires the ability to listen effectively and to communicate clearly, both orally and in written form.
    • Requires exceptional speaking skills and the ability to speak confidently before groups.
    • Requires quality leadership skills.
    • Requires exceptional administrative skills.

    Core Values at CrossPointe:
    • Jesus over everything
    • The Bible is central
    • Prayer fuels the furnace
    • People are the mission
    • Lives are transformed

    Application closes: September 30, 2022

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