This is a great opportunity to be a part of a healthy New England church. Crossway has three locations and continues to be the kind of church that loves and serves the communities it is in. This student ministry has a great history and a great reputation in the church. The potential to grow and lead this ministry with others into the next stage is very achievable for a strong leader who can create and build a team.
Crossway is a growing, multi-congregational, diverse community of people who are practicing the way of Jesus together. Crossway is known for its wide-reaching ministries in the community. It is characterized by things like: Sunday services that feature modern worship, anchored in the ancient practices of the church.Team-based preaching that is deeply rooted in the Scriptures, with a strong bent towards spiritual formation and missional engagement. Vibrant children’s ministry and student ministry founded on a strong, church-wide conviction of raising up the next generation for Christ. Faith Paths training curriculum aimed at coaching parents to disciple their children and teenagers. Transformational local and global ministry partnerships. Adult ministries including sermon-based small groups, communities for women and men, Alpha, Marriage Matters, and spiritual formation training throughout the year. Crossway’s leadership style is very collaborative and team-based. They value balancing having fun together, being candid with one another, working hard, while resting well, and promoting a healthy family life.
Crossway is looking for a Student Pastor to lead a team of volunteers who partner with families to help students become fully developing followers of Christ. This leader will be responsible to::
Apply and demonstrate Crossway’s values, mission and strategy to students.
Be intentional about connecting with students and building relationships with them outside of Sunday services and student programming.
Increase student involvement in student ministry and connect students to larger church body.
Provide overall leadership, vision and structure within the student ministry that includes all campuses.
Develop and oversee programs, outreach events and service opportunities for students and families.
Recruit, train and encourage volunteers.
Regularly review, evaluate and update the curriculum and materials for the student ministry.
Regularly review, evaluate, and update the safety procedures and policies related to student ministry.
Ensure a clean, safe and inviting environment for students (physically, emotionally, and spiritually) at all times.
Fully utilize available administrative technologies to effectively impact student ministries.