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  • is Baptist
  • has an average worship attendance of 330

Job at Lifespring Community Church

Next Generations Pastor

Job Description

Lifespring Community Church
Next Generations Pastor
LOCATION: Canandaigua, NY (Finger Lakes Area)
SALARY RANGE: Full time position with excellent benefit package, salary dependent on experience (minimum salary $40,000)

We are excited to offer a great opportunity for a Next Generations Pastor at a growing church. This position will provide leadership for all student ministries (6th – 12th grade) and will have the opportunity to develop one’s own personal gifts in ministry. We are looking for a passionate person with fresh ideas and a desire to partner with parents to help create a long-lasting faith for our kids.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator capable of preaching regularly on Sunday mornings and a natural vision caster with a proven track record of developing leaders.

Our church's mission is to “introduce people to Jesus and to follow Him together”. Our vision is to “help everyone engage in our mission through our outreach strategy and discipleship pathway. Our outreach strategy is pray for others, invest in their lives and invite them to follow Jesus. Our discipleship pathway is Worship – attend a Sunday gathering; Connect – build relationships; Serve – volunteer at Lifespring, Grow – read the Bible and pray; and Share – tell someone about Jesus.

Canandaigua, located in the Finger Lakes region of New York, provides a smaller town environment with Rochester, NY just 30 minutes away with easy access to many outdoor activities, theater, sports and farmer’s markets.

This is a great ministry environment that provides the freedom to develop, expand, and impact many lives. The church is casual, grace-based, practical, and intentional. This position offers a supportive and collaborative team to work with and the chance to work at a church that longs to create an environment that unchurched people want to attend.

• Direct and be responsible for the planning, organizing, promoting, evaluating, and continued growth of a comprehensive student ministry (6th – 12th grade). • Develop a teaching strategy for the year that promotes a clear pathway to spiritual growth and prepares our kids for life. • Live by the philosophy that parental involvement is essential in training students in spiritual maturity.
• Invest in the lives of students and parents in their environments. We want someone who desires to build influential relationships with the local schools in order to build a bridge from student’s everyday culture to the gospel. • Develop, mentor and shepherd adult and youth leadership teams to lead small groups in our student ministry context. • Oversee and administer the youth ministry budget. • Preach regularly on Sunday morning and work alongside the Lead Pastor in setting an annual preaching calendar. • Attend and participate in weekly Staff meetings. • Attend and participate in a small group. • Assist in Pastoral Duties such as visitation, personal/family counseling, weddings, funeral, etc. as needed.

• Four year Bible Degree from an accredited University or College • Experience in a growing youth ministry in which the candidate has worked in both small and large group situations • Will be a candidate who fulfills the exemplary moral character and ministry expectations of servant-leaders as found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9 • Mature, humble, growing believer, with a clear understanding of the Gospel • Strong leadership and organizational abilities; a self-starter who is always well prepared • Ability to recognize, recruit, and develop talented people • Excellent communication skills in preaching with an ability to clearly communicate the gospel to both a churched and unchurched audience • High energy, engaging, and relational leader who is humble and leads by serving • Dedicated team player who is committed to the success of the church’s mission

Lifespring Community Church

We are a growing church, in the past 3 years we have grown from 240 to 330. We are looking for a energetic and passionate person with fresh ideas to join a collaborative team that is willing to invest in and help him succeed and develop in ministry. To apply please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]