Pastor of Student Ministries

Counseling; Discipleship; Pastor; Student ministry
Full time with benefits

Grace Community Church

Great Bend, KS
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Job Description


The Pastor of Youth Ministry is a pastor/elder whose key stewardship is to shepherd the youth of the church.

About Grace Community Church
Grace Community Church of Great Bend Kansas is part of the Evangelical Free Church of America. Our goal is to be a simple, healthy church based on the clear teaching of scripture. We are congregational in polity but with a strong elder board as affirmed by the congregation. Our concept of the church is similar to 9Marks.


  • Biblically qualified to be an elder
  • Theological education commensurate with youth ministry
  • Passion for discipling young people

Areas of Oversight

  • Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • Children (but ordinarily only overseeing part-time staff in this area)

Shepherding duties within Youth Ministries

  • Teaching weekly youth meetings
  • Leading the teens and volunteers
  • Organizing the weekly meetings and any other youth activities
  • Managing the youth ministry and overseeing the children’s ministry
  • Budgeting for the youth ministry
  • Evangelizing children and youth
  • Discipling the teens in the youth ministry
  • Counseling teens and families as needed
  • Planning all youth ministry events
  • Delegating as much as possible to trained volunteers
  • Multiplying himself by recruiting and discipling others

Personal Growth

  • Growing as an elder through meetings, accountability and training
  • Participation in an Adult Bible Fellowship and a cluster
  • Faithfully pursuing the Lord in daily prayer and scripture reading
  • Attendance and participation in weekly worship service
  • Reading, conference attendance and scriptural rest

Other Duties

  • Any additional areas of ministry as needed
  • Possible ministry where the person has strong gifts that he wishes to employ as needs and time allow

Accountability within Staff and Elder Board

  • As a staff person, he is under the direction of the lead pastor and elder board
  • As an elder, he shares authority and duties of an elder

Doctrinal Alignment

About this Church

Grace Community Church is an EFC congregation in the small city of Great Bend, Kansas, population approximately fifteen thousand. Grace Community Church exists to lead people to an abiding relationship with Jesus Christ so they may abound in fruitfulness to God's glory and their most profound joy. Our church is congregational but with a strong elder board. Our website is We invite you to check us out. Our philosophy of ministry is similar to 9Marks ministry.