Senior High Pastor – Manchester, MO

Position Description:

Shepherd Staff is honored to be working with First Free Church in Manchester, MO, as they search for their next Senior High Pastor. First Free is an Evangelical Free Church in the suburban area of St. Louis, MO. The church held its first service on June 19,1983. First Free has experienced many years of growth, and sits on a beautiful location with an incredible facility. The Senior High Pastor at First Free will report to the Pastor of Family Ministries as a key ministry lead within the family ministry department. The pastor will be responsible for leading all Senior High programming, discipleship, activities, and milestones at a collaborative peer level with the Junior High Student Pastor. The ideal candidate must be a committed follower of Jesus who demonstrates an authentic walk with God and consistent spiritual disciplines. They must be a gifted leader passionate about developing students, ministering to families, and serving the next generation. They should also be experienced in leading a large student ministry and developing leaders who build strong student leadership teams.

Position Qualifications:

The Senior High Pastor is responsible for leading First Free’s ministry to students in grades 9-12. This includes:

  • Provide leadership and vision to Senior High and volunteers.
  • Develop students and volunteers through the use of the Leadership Pipeline.
  • Assist in the creation of weekly programs, special events, retreats, mission trips, and camps designed to facilitate students’ spiritual development.
  • Provide pastoral care to students and their families.
  • Ministry Leadership Work with the Student Ministries staff and lead volunteers to develop a sound program of relevant, life-changing, Bible instruction.
  • Oversee the planning and administration of Senior High camps, retreats, mission trips, and outreach events.
  • Adult Ministry – Proactively create opportunities to come alongside parents.
  • Oversee recruitment and training of volunteers.
  • Staff Collaboration – Work with staff to develop leadership pathways for students and volunteers.
  • Strategically create opportunities for students to interact, serve, and connect with the church body as a whole.

To apply, click here.

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Youth Pastor – West Unity, OH

Position Description:

Solid Rock Community Church in West Unity, Ohio is seeking a passionate and dedicated Youth Pastor to join their team. As the Youth Pastor, you will have the incredible opportunity to provide leadership for their junior high and high school ministries, creating a dynamic and welcoming environment for young people to encounter Jesus and make a difference in their world. Guided by their mission, you will play a vital role in shaping a culture that disciples and empowers teenagers to live for Jesus.  Responsibilities include setting and implementing goals, creating engaging environments, developing leaders, and preparing materials for both large and small group settings. Located in the Williams County area, their church offers all the charm and tranquility of small-town living while providing easy access to modern amenities. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes, explore the numerous shopping options and entertainment venues within an hour’s drive, or take advantage of the outdoor recreational activities available in the surrounding nature. For those seeking a taste of urban culture, the bustling downtown areas of Toledo, Ohio, and Fort Wayne, Indiana are just a short journey away. Families will find solace in the nearby small yet exemplary school districts, making the Williams County area an ideal place to plant roots.

Position Qualifications:

At Solid Rock Community Church, their purpose is to preach the truth of God’s Word, teach for spiritual maturity, and reach out to others by sharing the message of Christ. They believe in the power of transformation through the gospel and are dedicated to creating an authentic community where individuals can encounter God, grow in their faith, and use their gifts for His glory. The church emphasizes worship, evangelism, ministry, discipleship, and fellowship as essential components of their community life. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the Gospel, connect well with students, and possess excellent communication skills. If you are passionate about youth ministry and desire to make a lasting impact in the lives of young people, they want to hear from you.

To apply, click here.

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Family Pastor – Arcanum, OH

Position Description:

Castine Church in Arcanum, Ohio sees its mission as growing godly men, women, marriages, and children to reach the world. They are looking for a Family Pastor to join them in this mission. The Family Pastor will develop parents to disciple their children in Castine’s 5 values: (1) To conform to the Bible; (2) To recognize God’s presence; (3) To cultivate their spiritual gifts; (4) To serve inside and outside the church; (5) To experience authentic community. The primary focus is to equip, educate, and empower families, children, and marriages to know and follow Jesus and influence others for Him.  What you’ll be doing:

  • Casting vision to grow strong marriages and for parents to disciple their children
  • Planning and assisting in the execution of special events, camps, trips, and Vacation Bible School
  • Developing children’s facilities to ensure fun and memorable experiences
  • Overseeing small group activities
  • Preaching occasionally on Sunday mornings

Castine, Ohio is a quaint, conservative community that sits closely between many rural towns in Darke County including the county seat, Greenville. Darke County is covered with farmland and open spaces, lots of breathing room, and friendly, small-town charm. Larger cities within an hour include Dayton, Richmond, and Troy. Within 2 hours, you can reach Cincinnati, Columbus, and Indianapolis. The area is generally identified as a good place for generations to take root for the long haul.

Position Qualifications:

What you need to have:

  • A vibrant and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • A deep passion for the discipleship of children and their parents and marriages
  • The ability to cast a strong vision for family ministry
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A passion to reach a rural community with the gospel

Does this sound like a great fit for you? Apply by contacting resumes@chemistrystaffing.com.

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