This opportunity affords a leader the chance to walk onto a ministry team with a firm foundation for students in the ministry and a solid team of committed adults. The community and church are very ethnically diverse. Westbrook is looking for someone who can understand and connect with the younger generation, who is well versed in multicultural life, making sense of the Gospel and how is affects their world. The church desires to celebrate the differences of cultures and draw them into being a part of the church as a whole. This church is looking for a leader who is committed to solid teaching and to bringing fun and energy to lead adults and interact with teens.
Westbrook Christian Church is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic church in Bolingbrook, IL. It was launched in October of 1996 by Pastor Mont Mitchell, who continues to lead the church today. This church began with a vision to help people come to know Christ fully and make Him known! To this day, they hold true to that vision in everything they do. As a multiethnic church, they seek to understand the ever-changing community and quickly adapt to meet the needs.
The village of Bolingbrook boasts one of the best qualities of life in Metro Chicago. Bolingbrook is known for its safety, affordability, diversity, and great outdoor recreation. There’s so much that makes living in Bolingbrook worthwhile, from attractions like Pelican Harbor to a relatively short commute to downtown Chicago.
To serve as a pastor of Westbrook Christian Church, working primarily with junior and senior high students (6th-12th grade), while developing and training leaders to help lead and grow the student ministry.
- Helping our students continue to come to know and follow Christ
- Addressing the spiritual, relational, and emotional needs of students and leaders in your ministry
- Organizing regular gatherings of students with curriculum of your choosing to best communicate with them
- Continuing to develop and train adult leaders
- Developing communication strategies for parents/guardians to stay engaged with their student’s spiritual growth
- Planning events that will connect more students to the Westbrook Students ministry
- Working with the Westbrook Kids team to ensure that family ministry is cohesive
- To assist and support all the ministries of WCC and its staff
- Other duties fitting a Director or Minister of Westbrook Christian Church