Aug 09, 2018

Student Ministries Pastor

  • Freshwater Church
  • Saint Bonifacius, MN 55375, USA
Full time Church Other Nonprofit

Job Description

Job Title: Student Ministries Pastor

Accountable To: Executive Pastor

Position Status: Full Time Salary

Direct Reports: Student Ministry Interns


Job Summary:

The role of the Student Ministries Pastor is to lead the student ministries and advance the vision of Freshwater.  


Job Responsibilities:


Student Ministry

  • To equip and prepare God’s people to do ministry (Ephesians 4:11-13)
  • Care for the members, attenders, and prospects of the student ministry through providing leadership.
  • Oversight of two distinct ministry age groups (6th - 8th & 9th -12th) which has 90-110 students every week
  • Create and maintain an effective ministry budget.
  • Create a master calendar detailing student lesson plans.
  • Organize local and international mission opportunities for all students annually.
  • Disciple students
  • Recruit and lead volunteer teams utilizing Freshwater's leadership pipeline.
  • Create and maintain a consistent meeting & training schedules with volunteers.
  • Effectively communicate with students and parents on a consistent basis.
  • Leverage social media to advance Student ministry.
  • Plan & follow through on outreach events designed to reach students for Christ.
  • Attend student conferences with students.
  • Implement the assimilation strategy for guest students
  • Create annual S.M.A.R.T. Goals.


Pastoral ministry

  • Perform weddings and funerals as required.
  • Counsel individuals and couples.
  • Mentor adults.
  • Participate in a small group
  • Carry out Sunday morning responsibilities assigned.
  • Maintain all required data points in the ministry scorecard (conversions, recommitments, attendance, number of leaders, number of outreach events)


General Duties

  • Prepare monthly staff report to Executive Pastor
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Complete assigned projects/tasks given by supervisor
  • Work as a team with other staff
  • Maintain set office hours
  • Attend at least one worship service every week unless on vacation.
  • Conduct annual reviews of Student Ministry volunteers.
  • Represent Freshwater in the community through participation in community events and activities.
  • Provide solid administration to ensure the ministry is effective and efficient.


Job Qualifications


Bachelor's degree or higher

Five years experience or more

Theological alignment with Freshwater


Core Values of Our Staff


Infectious Fun: Our staff potential is greatest when there's joy in being a team. Balancing work and play, we create environments that create fun and togetherness.

Contagious Care: We prioritize people because we care about them. Therefore, we do our best to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Impactful Excellence: With our given resources, we intentionally lean into our strengths to do the best we can to glorify God and build up people.

Spirit-led Soul Care:  Since we can't give what we don't have, we will invest in a healthy body, mind, and soul in order to stay centered in Christ.

Strategic Flexibility: Because ministry can be messy, we commit to collaborate with others and improvise when necessary to get the job done.

Unwavering Accountability: Because the eternal impact we have is so important, we hold one another accountable for doing the work God has called us to do.

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