Associate Pastor of Student & Family
Job type: Full-time
Category: Associate/Executive Pastor
Location: Overland Park, KS Post Date: July 10, 2017
Our church is in search of a Pastor/Shepherd to lead our student & family ministry full time. The ideal candidate will have a heart for discipleship and team building. He will connect well with youth and will be passionate about helping them & their parents become connected to Christ. He will be gospel oriented and let it be the foundation of His interaction with students and families.
We are looking for a good communicator, with high character with an obvious passion for and a growing deep relationship with Christ. We desire someone who will be an effective leader, giving confidence to those he partners with in ministry. He must genuinely enjoy team building and the process of developing and empowering fellow leaders within student and family ministries. We want a leader who ispassionate about integrating youth and families into the life of the church.
The Pastor of Student & Family Ministries primary focus will be concentrated on middle and high school students and families at Westbrooke.
*Primary ministry responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the weekly planning and conducting of youth activities/events/programs, including a weekly (Wednesday night) youthservice/planning opportunities for family discipleship and fellowship.
*Further ministry responsibilities: He will contribute as a shepherd to the programs and plans for the entire church family. He will be part of the preaching ministry of the church and will begiven opportunity to impact multiple areas of leadership and growth at Westbrooke Church. He will communicate regularly with all staff and in accord with, and accountable to, the Senior Pastor & Elder Team
1. Have a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ and display a life of growing faith.
2. Meet the qualifications listed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.
3. Be married and have a healthy relationship with his wife (and children if applicable) that is pleasing to God and sets a good example for others.
4. Be marked by grace
Education and Experience: This position requires a minimum of 3 years of pastoral experience in a student ministry leadership capacity. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in biblical studies or related field is desired. (Extensive ministry experience, in some cases, can be substituted.) The successful individual will be a strong leader with a solid work ethic, possessing a passion for teaching students about God and the ability to administrate effectively. He will have a heart for seeing Christ impact families and will be seeking opportunities to encourage and empower them. He will be relational and have a large capacity for fun and joy in the Lord.
How to apply
Please contact the Westbrooke Church Search Team at email@example.com or call the office at (913) 888-4750 if you are interested. Please include your resume and a link to hear or view a sample of your teaching. Feel free to review our Statement of Faith and listen to recent Westbrooke Sermons online at www.westbrookechurch.org. We look forward to hearing from you.