Pastor of Students & Church Development

People of Hope Church

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: November 12, 2021

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Leading and Shepherding

*Develop our student ministry with attention to large group momentum as well as attention to individual students.
*Maintain proper boundaries in relationships with students.
*Leading middle and high school students toward spiritual growth.
*Occasionally attend functions at their schools.
*Interact with students during Sunday worship gatherings.

Teaching and Equipping

*Pray about, study for, and then creatively teach Biblical concepts customized for middle school and high school life. This teaching would likely happen at a mid-week student gathering.
*Build a strong small group ministry for spiritual growth.
*Promote opportunities for students to serve in the church and community.

Managing Communicating, and Coordinating

*Administrate student ministry details for budgets, event planning, and excellent programming.
*Communicate regularly with students and parents.
*Develop a team of trained and invested student ministry volunteers.
*Serve as a resource with parents for student struggles and family relationships.
*Organize student ministry camps, mission trips, and special events.
*Utilize social media to promote upcoming student programs and to share memories from student events.


Leading and Shepherding

*Partner with other church staff members for developing culture within People of Hope Church.
Participate with the other church staff members in the design and implementation of necessary systems to help the church care for people relationally and spiritually. For example: assimilation, small groups, leadership development, and personal discipleship.
*Take a consistent leadership role in hosting the Sunday gatherings (when not preaching) for welcoming, prayer times, baptisms, and announcements.

Teaching and Equipping

*Preach to the congregation when scheduled—approximately 10-12 times annually.

Collaborating and Partnering

*Work with the Lead Pastor and future staff members for the growth and development of the church.
Partner with the Lead Pastor for ministering to the overall congregation.

Participating and Modeling

*Attend all worship gatherings, staff meetings, and required church events.
*Practice private spiritual disciplines for personal spiritual growth.
*Model passionate worship, personal integrity, and humble service.
*Participate in an adult POH Community Group.
*Demonstrate a willingness to do whatever it takes to build Christ's church.
*Live above reproach in private, public, and on social media platforms.

About People of Hope Church:

Our mission is to help people find hope in Jesus--leading them to know, love, and follow Him.

People of Hope Church is a modern, creative, welcoming, growing, Jesus-centered, non-denominational, staff-led, elder-guided church.

We are an independent church plant, just three years young.

Murfreesboro is a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee--a great place to live and a wonderful place to raise a family. There are outstanding public and private schools, and Murfreesboro is one of the fastest growing cities in America. Our city is also the home of Middle Tennessee State University, a campus of more than 22,000. Reaching and serving the campus is one of our church's priorities. 

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree required.
Seminary training preferred, but not required.
Please include links to recent samples of teaching/preaching. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Pastor of Students & Church Development
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Full Time
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Church Size:
100 - 250

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Contact Name:
Kyle Dunn
P.O. Box 11927
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