Next Generation Pastor

Family ministry; Small groups/adult and college ministry; Student ministry
Full time with benefits

Hillcrest EFC

Seward, NE
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Job Description

This position will develop, implement and oversee a strategy with the youth and kid’s ministry teams that equips parents of all ages to be the primary disciple-maker in the life of their children.


This position requires a self-motivated person with integrity and spiritual maturity. This person must have proven experience in working with youth as well as the parents of youth. This person should have a passion for and the experience of connecting with youth and parents in the school and community. This person should have experience in discipling young people and possess effective communication skills.


• Lead the planning and development of strategies and programming that result in the spiritual formation of families and their children and youth in pre-K-12th grades.
• Provide oversight and support to the kid’s ministry director.
• Serve as the point person for creating and implementing weekly relational, engaging and transformational opportunities for students in 6th – 12th grades.
• Coordinate with family-based ministries to the community such as MOPS.
• Be present and engaged with young families and youth in schools and other community settings.
• Develop, equip and shepherd adult and student leaders to carry out effective ministry to youth.
• Implement a strategy for partnering with parents to reach the next generation with the gospel, disciple them in their faith and equip them to live as growing disciples of Jesus.
• Be a student of child and adolescent faith development.
• Build relationship with and provide pastoral care for students and their parents.
• Find creative ways to build partnerships with the schools in our community and create potential ministry and outreach opportunities.

About this Church

Hillcrest Church is located in Seward, Nebraska. Seward is a community that places a high value on being a great place to raise a family. The opportunities in Seward to minister to youth as well as their families are abundant. We are committed to becoming more intentional at reaching the families in our community with the gospel. A big part of the process is to find an experienced leader who values relationships as the primary means for making disciples. The leader we are seeking must also value parents as the primary disciplemaker in the lives of their kids and teens.