College & Young Adults Pastor

Discipleship; Evangelism; Pastor
Full time with benefits

Kearney Evangelical Free Church

Kearney, NE
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Job Description

Objective: Work with College/20-somethings to make disciples who make disciples.


  • Must love college/20-somethings and be a strong example of a mature Christ follower in their lives.
  • Strong, engaging teacher/communicator to small and large groups; ability to communicate on their level (regardless of age).
  • Catalytic leader who is able to engage this group of people and take it to the next level in reaching, discipling and developing next-generation Christ followers and leaders.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • A team player – someone who works well with a team-minded staff and does whatever is needed for the team.
  • Ability to recognize, train, lead and mentor volunteers.
  • A self-starter and someone who can follow through with plans and assignments.
  • Fully endorse the EFCA Statement of Faith.
  • Must have or working toward an MA in Christian Studies or an MDiv.


The Pastor of College and Young Adults, shall function in the following manner under the leadership of the Holy Spirit:

  • Build and develop a ministry to young adults and young singles.
  • Take existing leadership structure and build it to become a high-functioning college-aged ministry.
  • Develop young leaders.
  • Preach as needed.


The Pastor of College and Young Adults shall carry out the following tasks under the leadership of the Holy Spirit:

  • Teach or oversee the teaching of College students and 20-somethings.
  • Cast vision and lead College and 20-somethings ministry.
  • Responsible for officiating weddings and serving as a first point of contact for counseling college students and young adult attendees.
  • In concert with Lead Pastor, preach as needed.
  • To fulfill essential pastoral needs of Kearney Evangelical Free including, but not limited to weekend pastoral duties, holiday season and event assignments.

About this Church

The mission of Kearney Evangelical Free Church (Kearney eFree) is this; Building a transformational community, by growing in love with Christ and all people. That’s why we exist. Our staff team runs hard towards this mission, and our vision that Every Person Matters. Roughly 1700 people call Kearney eFree their church home and attend one of our 2 Sunday morning services, or connect online.
Our church is healthy, vibrant and attendance is almost back to pre-covid numbers. But we look beyond numbers, and we are excited about discipleship, new life in Christ and growing leaders. Simply stated, we are excited about what God is doing in this church.