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  Student Ministries Pastor

New Life Church

Springfield, MO

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: September 19, 2011

Job Description:

New Life Church hosted its first service on April 14, 1984 with 14 individuals in attendance. Located in a city known for its rich church heritage, New Life is a_noemailmunity of great cultural diversity with a heart of reaching those who are not connected to a local church. The signature elements of the church include; its unrelenting_noemailmitment to accept and love everyone as they are, its persistence to engage culture, its passion to celebrate creativity, and its determination to assist people in the ultimate goal of spiritual transformation, growing into the image of Jesus Christ.


Connecting people to God, to others, and to God's purpose


Imagine life...
*where people matter more than things
*where others accept you as you are
*where lasting friendships are made
*where culture is engaged
*where creativity is celebrated
*where broken lives and families are healed
*where people are spiritually transformed


The student ministries program at New Life utilizes culturally relevant means to reach 7th – 12th graders, nurture them to Christ-like maturity, and then release them into ministry and servanthood in the church. This is a_noemailplished in a variety of ways all of which are in harmony with the philosophy of the church as a whole.

Expectations of the prospective candidate:

Ministry Administrator – Facilitate the vision for student ministry, oversee all ministry functions within student ministries. Provide general direction and vision for all activities, camps, outreaches, groups, and services.

Spiritual Leadership – Prepare challenging weekly services and messages that lead students and leaders to a deeper and more meaningful relationship with Christ. Personally live a life that exemplifies a passion for Christ, heart for the lost, and a servant's heart for people inside and outside of New Life church.

Lead Student Ministry Volunteers – Recruit, train, direct and correct student ministry volunteers. Supervise student ministries volunteers and mentor and exhort volunteers as necessary. Provide an open door for growth, spiritual, and pastoral development by maintaining and nurturing personal relationships.

Personal Spiritual Growth
o Practice the presence of God by traditional spiritual disciplines
o Be a growing disciple of Christ
o Be an example of Christ-like living in public and private

Team Player – Operate in ministry in a team format in conjunction with the Lead Pastor and all other staff. Effectively_noemailmunicate with staff and parents on a regular basis


Graduate with a 4 yr degee
Experience in student ministries or other equivalent position
Counseling ability

Email resumes to James@new-lifechurch_noemail 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Student Ministries Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
Organization Type:
Assembly of God
Worship Style:
Church Size:
500 - 750

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
New Life Church
Contact Name:
James Griffin
776 West Farm Road 186
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