Student Pastor/Director
Summit Christian Church

Sparks, Nevada

It is so exciting to partner with Summit Christian Church on a Student Pastor/Director search as the ministry is thriving, the team is vibrant, and the region it serves is the #2 unchurched city in America!

Church Description

Summit Christian Church is an influential and lead ministry in Reno-Sparks and the surrounding region. Summit Christian Church has a long track record of health, growth, and Gospel impact. Ministry-team values are health, focus, generosity, and achievable excellence. The church will be completing a large building within two years, opening even more opportunity to serve, bless, and create life change in thousands of others. This plan includes incredible outdoor spaces and a new 1500 person worship center. Weekend attendance today is 2,300 people on average, spread across four weekend gatherings. The annual budget for Summit is approximately $4 million.

Summit Christian Church is located in Sparks, a border city of Reno, in Northern Nevada. Besides sharing the same state and legalized gambling, Sparks is completely different than Las Vegas in culture and climate. It is set in a high desert 4,400 feet above sea level between two huge famous lakes – Lake Tahoe and Pyramid Lake. Both are less than an hour away. The area obtains all four seasons and limitless activities year-round!

Position Description

The Student Pastor/Director will provide direct oversight, pastoral care, leadership development and strategic vision for Students, grades 6-12. This pastor/director will also help provide smooth and seamless transitions (hand-offs) within the NextGen Ministries and lead with the NextGen Collaborative Team – working with Children’s Pastor, Young Adult Leadership and the Executive Pastor of Ministries. In addition, this person will have a seat and a voice at the Core Leadership Team that drives and implements Summit’s mission and vision.

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