Pastor of Student Ministries

Student ministry
Full time with benefits
Hope Church

Hope Church

Roscoe, IL
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Job Description

The Opportunity

Hope Evangelical Free Church in Roscoe, Illinois is seeking to hire a pastor of student ministries who is excited and prepared to provide pastoral leadership and care to students in grades 6-12. This person will be joining a collaborative and energetic staff team and a ministerially minded and unified elder board. This is a full-time position and includes generous benefits and resources for personal and professional development. With a staff team that is highly educated and experienced, this is a great opportunity for a person seeking to serve in student ministries and to grow in their understanding of ministry in a local church.

Primary Responsibilities

• Provide pastoral leadership for students that seeks deep relationships and growth in Christ.
• Oversee all student ministry programs, activities and events.
• Perform necessary administrative tasks for student ministries and as a staff member.
• Develop and support a relationally engaged team of student ministry volunteers.
• Other duties as assigned, as well as the duties required of the office of pastor-elder.


• Endorse and support the EFCA Statement of Faith and be willing to pursue ordination.
• Bachelor’s degree required. Student ministry experience and seminary preferred.
• Willing to support and implement the mission and objectives of Hope Church.
• A team player who demonstrates good leadership, management and people skills.

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About this Church

Hope Church is located in Roscoe, Illinois which is a northern suburb of Rockford. Positioned 50 miles from Madison, Wisconsin and 70 miles from Chicago suburbs or downtown Milwaukee. This means that even though we have the feel of a smaller community, Roscoe has access to major airports, major league sports and all the other benefits of larger cities. The church averages around 500 in attendance on Sunday mornings and has a strong history of biblical teaching. With a vision to love God, each other and our surrounding community, we are seeking someone who would commit to this mission. We have a very unified team of pastors and elders, who place high value on relational shepherding and transparent communication.