Calvary Church

Pastor of Student Ministries
Calvary Church

Valparaiso, Indiana
Calvary Church LOVES its students and is committed to do everything it can to help students know Jesus loves them and equip them to follow Jesus with passion and purpose. Calvary has several youth staff members who are excited to meet their new student pastor. The volunteer team is faithful, energetic, and passionate about serving students, and they like to have fun! In addition, this group of 40 adults is teachable and authentic: they like REAL conversations. As a bonus, Calvary not only shares its parking lot with the local middle school, but they also have a strong partnership with Campus Life. (So strong they have a Campus Life staffer who serves on PT staff with Calvary.)

Church Description *

Calvary Church is located in Valparaiso, Indiana, home of Valparaiso University and regional campuses for Ivy Tech and Purdue. Downtown Valparaiso is filled with charm and character, featuring farmer’s markets, museums, outdoor concerts, cafes, and numerous parks. One hour east of Chicago, Valparaiso is family-focused and filled with cultural and educational opportunities.

Calvary Church is a non-denominational church of 1,500. Calvary has a broad demographic of Christ-followers, ranging from local college students to seniors adults, all committed to “spreading the Word throughout Northwest Indiana and the world.” Calvary’s staff culture is healthy and a fun place to work. They are a humble yet determined team, willing to serve one another and do whatever it takes to equip church members to love and serve Jesus.


Position Description *

The Pastor of Student Ministries position at Calvary Church is an incredible opportunity for someone eager to lead a team and build upon their student ministry foundation of authenticity, truth, and love. Calvary is looking for a humble, team player who equips others to do the work of ministry, is comfortable having real conversations, and likes to have a good time. The Pastor of Student Ministries would lead a paid staff of five (one FT and 4 PT) along with a volunteer team of forty.

Calvary’s church leadership team is in a healthy place, as the staff loves one another and has truly caught the vision of what it means to focus on equipping others to identify their gifts and serve those around them. As a result, there is a strong work ethic and commitment to have fun serving Jesus together.

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