Pastor of Student Ministries

Central Assembly of God

Houston, PA 5342

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: December 18, 2017

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

To fan the flame of revival in students 6-12 grade, helping to reveal their identity in Christ, while equipping them to minister to others. To develop, cast vision, and administer effective ministries designed to meet the spiritual, social and emotional needs of the students of CAG. To create sustainable evangelistic methods to our surrounding school districts and communities. To oversee, lead and develop a team of leaders and volunteers who will implement the vision of our Student Ministries. To support parents by helping them grow into the image of Christ to set a Godly example for their child.

Reports to the Lead Pastor / Member of our Next Generation Team


Be fully engaged and committed to the mission and vision of Central
Participate in all team meetings and retreats as directed
Contribute ideas & planning to the Next Generation Team
Participate in all church services and prayer meetings
Be actively involved in discipleship with a new believer and/or developing leader
Be available in the foyer and at the altar to connect and minister to people on Sundays
Provide all pastoral functions within credentials, including visitation, weddings & funerals
Perform other duties as determined essential by the Lead Pastor

Student Ministries
1. Primary evangelistic leader and communicator for entire student ministry (grades 6-12)
2. Cultivate a revival lifestyle in students by equipping them to minister to others supernaturally
3. Connect appropriately with the youth, demonstrating Biblical love, compassion and concern
4. Be aggressive at addressing the real issues that today's youth face, emphasizing the reality that there is no junior Holy Spirit, so nothing is impossible with God
5. Recruit, equip and assist leaders in planning & conducting a comprehensive youth ministry including a specific team to lead Junior and Senior High separately
6. Develop a comprehensive plan for worship, assimilation, discipleship and leadership development
7. Integrate youth into the church-at-large, including serving roles, outreaches and special events
8. Oversee the Fine Arts director and the development of all creative arts in our youth
9. Be actively engaged inside local public schools, helping to develop and foster Bible Clubs, etc.
10. Provide a variety of ongoing after-school, evening, weekend and summer ministries at The Rock
11. Cultivate an active missions awareness and involvement by partnering with the Pastor of Missions
12. Plan and coordinate special events that involve all youth at varying levels
13. Assume the role of a spiritual shepherd for the middle school students of CCA, including chapel
14. Create and enforce policies and procedures to provide a safe and secure environment

15. Create healthy partnerships with parents to equip them to set a Godly example for their child
16. Establish a discipleship plan for parents to go deeper into current teaching topics
17. Promote and oversee regular parenting classes/seminars for raising Christian teenagers
18. Communicate relevant family and parenting resources (i.e. websites, magazines, devotionals, social media, etc.) to active church families

Bachelor's degree preferred
3+ years experience in youth ministry, paid or volunteer
Active Credentials with the Assemblies of God preferred, or currently pursuing them
Agree to the Constitution and By-Laws of Central Assembly of God
Ability to cast vision, develop leadership and motivate youth to lead among peers
Must evidence the biblical pastoral qualifications (Titus 1:6-9; 1 Timothy3: 1-7) to care for teens
Evangelistic heart and burden for the lost, including passion, compassion and unconditional love

Demonstrated leadership and strategic planning skills
Knowledgeable concerning relevant legal and ethical issues
Possess good oral and written communication skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other commonly used technologies
Excellent listening skills with the ability to recall important information
Able to multi-task and maintain composure under pressure
Begin and end projects within reasonable timeframe
Evidence of ability to recruit, equip and deploy volunteer teams
Works well with others and within a team
Energized by non-routine assignments
Creative and innovative
Work within budget parameters
Align with organizational vision, goals, values, and policies

Full time, salary plus benefits, exempt
40-50 hours/week
One weekday off per week, excluding special events and services
Weekend Schedule: Attend and serve at all worship and special services, including whole-church events, outreach events, etc.
On call as part of a rotation in evenings and weekends

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Pastor of Student Ministries
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Full Time
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250 - 500

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Leslie McCarthy
155 McGovern Rd
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