Rolling Hills Community Church Tualatin, OR Posted: July 22, 2021
Rolling Hills Community Church: High School Pastor Job Description: Core Competencies Accountability – I am accountable for my continued spiritual growth and development to be more like Jesus. Effectiveness – I am committed to the advancement of the Kingdom of God through building and maintaining effective ministry organizations and activities. Service & Stewardship – I am committed to following Jesus' example of sacrificially serving with my time, talents and resources. Respect – I respect others' calling and demonstrate respect and self-control in all of my personal interactions. Resolution – I will directly address and attempt to resolve all disagreements quickly and respectfully even if it involves the potential for conflict. Safety – I will actively contribute to a safe work environment that fosters creative thinking, sharing of ideas and the freedom to ask questions without reprisal. Unity – I will personally and publicly support leadership's final decisions and own the implications of those decisions with my attitudes and actions.
Position Purpose To pastor and create a sense of belonging for the students and families within the High School Ministry. To equip and empower volunteer leaders to minister to the high school students within the ministry. To align with the mission of RHCC to help build a foundation where students are equipped to think, love and live like Jesus. To pastor and lead the High School ministry under the direction of the Student Ministry Pastor. To reach students for Christ within our community. To collaborate within the entire pastoral Student Ministries team and Kids/Students Coordinator.
Essential Roles & Responsibilities
High School Ministry Oversite (60%) Oversee the development of a ministry environment that builds community and relational connectedness within the High School ministry. Develop and manage a small group ministry that helps connect students to each other, and support them as they move toward maturity in Christ. As well as prioritizing reaching students who do not follow Jesus, and helping them to discover who Jesus is and what He has done for us. Regularly make relational contact with students outside of the church building (i.e. Campus Ministry, meeting with students off site, going to students' extracurricular activities). Recruit, equip and empower qualified adults to minister to High School students. Prioritize ways to help facilitate family discipleship within the high school ministry. Plan and implement activities, retreats, programs, gatherings, and/or camps that will attract actively involved students and non-Christians and move them closer to a relationship with God and ongoing maturity. Develop and implement a High School curriculum plan. Ability to rightly understand and effectively teach the Word of God within the High School ministry on Sunday gatherings and youth group nights. Equipping key volunteers to share the teaching responsibility. Also applying scripture to what students are experiencing in formal and informal times of conversions. Pursuing helping and engaging young adult involvement within the ministry.
Leadership (30%) Modeling the priority of attending the main gathering at RHCC. Be personally involved in making disciples who in turn help others to become disciples. Being an active participant in the areas in which RHCC is going after each year, and helping volunteers to be a part of this vision/battle. Casting vision and purposes for the High School Ministry to volunteers, students and parents within the ministry. Leading and equipping the student leadership team. Setting a vision for the team and helping the student catch the vision. Actively learning and growing personally to be a better support to students, parents and volunteers. Collaborating and partnering with various ministries to help create pathways for people to belong at RH. Actively being a part of leadership development.
Pastoral (10%) Faithfully carrying out monthly POC responsibilities. Officiate weddings and memorial services. Caring for students, families, and volunteers within the ministry. Ministering to and visiting students and/or parents going through hardships or crises.
Personal Qualities Spiritual Maturity (Gal 5:22-23) Confidence, tact and a professional demeanor Committed to building accountable relationships in learning to think, love and live like Jesus Christ Committed to Self-Care. Intentionally invest time and energy into your soul, friendships, recreation, body and limitations Seeks to improve personally and professionally and maintains a teachable attitude A leader with a servant's heart who desires people to discover and grow in their faith and relationship with Jesus Christ High emotional intelligence High wisdom
Knowledge/Skills/Experience A minimum of 3 - 5 years equivalent experience as a pastor within a Student Ministry context with increasing responsibility Bachelor's Degree preferred Track record of exceptional co
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