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Middle School Lead Pastor – Blankenbaker Campus

Position:
Youth / Students
Job Type:
Full-time
Education Required:
Experience Required:
Job Description
Do you have a heart for middle school students? Are you a gifted teacher and pastor? This role will oversee the Middle School Ministry at our Blankenbaker Campus to impact middle school students in, around, and beyond Southeast Christian Church. If you’re ready to join our mission, keep reading… THIS IS US: We’re a growing, multisite, Bible-based community in the greater Louisville area with a passion for connecting people to Jesus & one another. We value: Connection over production (John 15:5). Risk & adventure over comfort (John 3:8). Innovation over tradition (Luke 5:19). Personal engagement over attendance (Luke 9:62). Expressive worship over religious rituals (Luke 7:38). DOES THIS SOUND LIKE THIS YOU? Your ideal job is: Making disciples who make disciples You daydream about: Creative ways to engage middle school students This isn’t for you if: You see the glass as half-empty WHAT YOU’LL ACTUALLY BE DOING: Work in collaboration with the SE Blankenbaker student ministry staff under the direction of the Student Ministry Leader Equip and Empower the staff and volunteer leaders to “think Middles School” when it comes to our mission, vision and strategies Be the primary pastoral/teaching voice of Middle School Ministry Contribute to Southeast Student Ministry across all campuses as a partner and collaborator Oversee Middle School specific programming that would include: weekly worship gatherings, summer camp, school year retreats and mission trips Actively participate in meetings, lead meetings, and help other lead meetings that help all of the above Engage in local Middle Schools through building relationships with administration and school-based ministries Participate in High School Ministry when appropriate and available Multiply through Jesus-based disciple making Perform various ministry duties; such as, baptisms, hospital visitation, marriages, counseling, Minister on Call, etc. OUR MUST-HAVES: Ability to make disciples Ability to work in a team environment with high trust in each other to accomplish ministry responsibilities Ability to balance working inside existing systems and follow leadership direction while casting vision and leading out on new ministry initiatives High energy and positivity Ability to resolve problems/conflicts Capacity to see areas of improvement - create goals, deadlines and see multiple projects (at a time) to completion Ability to operate and thrive in a fast-paced, action-oriented environment which can be ambiguous and where priorities may change quickly Discernment & Administration gifts Commitment to professional and personal development (learner) Ordained into ministry Bachelor's degree in ministry plus 5-7 years of student ministry experience Engaged member of SE (or willing to become one) who supports the Statement of Faith, submits to the leadership established my the church, and lives out our church mantra in tangible ways If you can’t wait to get started, apply today!