Santa Cruz Bible Church

Student Ministries Pastor
Santa Cruz Bible Church

Santa Cruz, California
We love everything about this opportunity at Santa Cruz Bible Church– great congregation, the beach, fantastic teammates and awesome students!

Church Description *

For over 130 years Santa Cruz Bible Church has withstood relocations, name changes, earthquakes and transitions, and by God’s grace continues to pursue making disciples of Jesus in Santa Cruz County.

The church of about 600 in weekly attendance has gone through many changes in the last two decades and stands ready to build on the new foundation of the last few years of health and growth.

The Mission:
Santa Cruz Bible Church exists to pursue Jesus passionately, love others fearlessly and go intentionally.

The Three Part Vision:
1. Welcomed In…. to community with Christ and others.
2. Transformed… To be like Jesus with Jesus. To increasingly be like Jesus and live it out in out in our daily lives.
3. Poured Out… regularly serving others and reaching beyond out the walls of our church and into our community and world to help people see Jesus in us.

The Core Values:
-Organizational Health
-Kingdom Mindset
-Loving those who are far from Jesus

Position Description *
Santa Cruz Bible Church is seeking a Student Ministries Pastor who wants to build a ground-breaking student ministry in the heart of a progressive, unchurched community. They are looking for a forward-thinking visionary who wants to push student ministry to the next level into the future.

The following are short-lists of the preferences and requirements for the new Student Ministries Pastor…

-Doctrinal and philosophical alignment with Santa Cruz Bible Church
-A Bachelor’s degree (preferred emphasis in Bible, Theology or Christian Education)
-A Minimum of three years experience of effective leadership

Student Ministries Pastor Preferences :
-A sense of humor
-Consistent lifestyle of evangelism
-Team player
-Experience with a larger youth ministry
-Well organized and professional

-Be the point person for Middle School and High School groups
-Ensure that a student leadership team is being developed and challenged spiritually
-Lead, oversee, and shepherd any other staff or interns
-Be the primary communicator/teacher
-Ensure that students are part of the overall body of Santa Cruz Bible Church
-Oversee all student activities, retreats, missions, events, budgets, etc.

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