Student Pastor

Fellowship Community Church

Salem, VA 24153

Denomination: Baptist - SBC

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: December 07, 2021

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

We are looking to hire a Student Pastor to lead and guide the High School and Middle School Student Ministry at Fellowship Community Church. The Student Pastor will strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment that encourages students to actively participate in programming and cultivate a biblically based understanding of God and His Word. The Student Pastor will contribute to our thriving church ministry, plan and facilitate student functions on and off site, grow relationships with community leaders and provide students with Biblical based counseling.

Ability to facilitate life change by sharing the Good News with the next generation
Participate in a collaborative, supportive team that enjoys doing life together
Opportunity for professional mentoring and growth across many ministries
Competitive Salary, Housing Allowance, Health Care, Dental, Vision, 403B, FICA Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Continuing Education & Mission Trip Opportunities

Evident Relationship with Jesus Christ
Self-directed, organizational and time management skills
Active listening, outstanding public speaking and superior verbal and written skills
Passion for connecting with students and serving others with the ability to lead by example
Proficient understanding of the challenges and needs of adolescents
Philosophical alignment with church leadership
Passionate about casting vision and developing leaders
Demonstrate leadership for the church and theological discernment
Possess pastoral influence, verbal communication skills, and cultural awareness
Commitment to personal evangelism and church wide mission involvement
Preferred 3-5 year experience in student ministry, with proven track record of growth
Seminary, Bible College or comparable experience
Good standing FCC Membership or willing to become active member

Cultivate a welcoming community where every student knows they are loved
Ignite and mature student's relationships with Jesus Christ & grow their knowledge of His Word
Plan, organize and execute ministry programs
Develop positive relationships with students, fellow staff and families
Develop, facilitate and lead student worship experiences, events and small group studies
Promote and incorporate students into various church ministries while increasing student ministry awareness
Develop and maintain effective relationships with various members of the community and church body to help cultivate ministry outreach programs
Manage personnel at main campus and coordinate with personnel at satellite locations
Train, recruit and develop volunteers for efficient implementation of church programs helping them to develop mentoring relationships with students
Develop relationships and maintain regular communication with parents
Develop a thriving small group ministry for students
Work with other student directors to coordinate large outreach events to reach un-churched students
Participate and contribute to church/staff meetings and outreach events
Regularly Visit the various schools for lunches, school events, sporting events, etc.
Train and allow practice for students to utilize various methods of evangelism such as "cold calls", relational, testimonies, servant hood, etc.
Baptize our students at church wide baptisms
Provide a consistent pastoral presence for the families of our church

Additional Information:
Candidates will submit documents and communications VIA EMAIL ONLY TO:
1 - Cover letter
2 - Resume
3 - 3 Professional References

The Search Team will notify candidate:
When we have received the application and send initial questionnaire by EMAIL ONLY
In the event a telephone interview is requested
When references will be contacted
In the event a visit should be scheduled for an interview

Candidates are asked NOT to call, email, or make personal visits to talk with church staff, church members or the Search Team.


About Fellowship Community Church:

Fellowship Community Church has 3 campuses. The job opportunity is for our Salem Campus. We are ONE church with 3 locations. You can find our more about FCC at  

Job Qualifications:

see above 

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Student Pastor
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Full Time
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750 - 1000

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Mary Rogers
1226 Red Lane Extension
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