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  • is Non-denominational
  • has an average worship attendance of 250
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Job at Gardenside Christian Church

We are looking for a Minister that feels called to lead 6th-12th grade students to become committed followers of Jesus Christ.

Job Description

We believe that all people are important to God, and developing young people into active Christ followers is essential to the growth of God’s Kingdom. You will lead this important ministry team whose main focus is to help 6th-12th grade students become committed followers of Jesus Christ. You and your team will be entrusted with discipling our area youth in their spiritual development. You will be a vital part of creating a team approach by partnering with families and volunteers who are willing to play an active role in the students lives in and out of church. You will be a key part of our leadership team as we strive to grow His Kingdom (young and old).

Main Responsibilities:
* Provides a Christ-centered environment and culture for students and their families that is safe, welcoming, loving, and engaging * Oversees a well-planned, strategic approach that empowers teachers and volunteers to disciple students * Oversees a Bible-based curriculum that reaches students and their family members * Coordinates the ongoing recruiting, training, & discipleship of student ministry volunteers * Manages & administrates events and annual budget for the student ministry * Engages with the surrounding community to identify outreach opportunities * Facilitates a love for the entire body of Christ

Requirements:
* A calling by God into student ministry * People focused / Builds trust and lasting relationships * Leads and disciples others * Communicates effectively * Thrives in a team-based environment * Understanding that student ministry is part of the church and not a separate entity * Demonstrated fruitfulness in teaching and involvement in youth ministry * Bachelor’s degree from Bible College (preferred focus on student ministry) OR 5 years experience as student minister

Gardenside Christian Church (GCC) strives to be a family committed to loving Jesus and others so our neighbors, community, and world can experience good news. We put a strong emphasis on being a family that goes beyond our church walls to minister to others through love, service and sharing of our faith.

We are seeking the person that God is calling to join our family and be a leader in the critical role of ministering to students and their family members so they too can disciple and serve others.

This is a full-time position.

Email your resume and a one page cover letter summarizing your philosophy of student ministry to [email protected]

Website: gardensidecc.org

Gardenside Christian Church

We put a strong emphasis on being a family that goes beyond our church walls to minister to others through love, service and sharing of our faith. We believe that all people are important to God, and developing all people into active Christ followers is essential to the growth of God’s Kingdom.