Student Ministries Pastor/Director – Pittsford Community Church

Student Ministries Pastor/Director – Pittsford Community Church

We’re looking for a committed and mature Christian leader with a passion for discipling young people with the gospel. The ideal candidate is an experienced minister who can relate well with youth, parents, and adult volunteers. This role will require a candidate with demonstrated experience equipping youth for ministry and growing them in a personal relationship with the Lord.


  • Lead the church’s efforts to minister with and to students from junior high through college.
  • Reach out to and engage with the unchurched youth in the community with the gospel.
  • Recruit, develop, and deploy new volunteers for the church’s student ministry.
  • Develop an annual budget for the youth ministry and operate within the constraints of that budget.
  • Develop a Bible teaching plan that takes into consideration the full counsel of God’s Word and the spiritual, physical, emotional, and mental needs of young people in our community.
  • Regularly teach the Bible to students with conviction, compassion, and care.
  • Lead efforts to minister to the parenting needs of the church body.
  • Establish a long-term vision for how the church engages students.
  • Be available to preach and teach the Bible in adult worship services when asked.
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for the student ministry.
  • Regularly report to the church’s leadership about developments in the student ministry.
  • Oversee all retreat activities the church’s youth participate in.
  • Regularly lead students in short-term missions (local, domestic, and international).
  • Work with church leaders to find ministry opportunities for students in the broader church family.
  • Participate in all staff meetings and retreats.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • A calling to student ministry.
  • Bachelor’s degree; master’s degree preferred.
  • Understanding of and willingness to serve within the doctrinal commitments of the church.
  • Experience ministering to youth and shepherding youth ministry volunteers.
  • Strong ability to lead people of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, and generations.
  • A desire to teach and mentor youth in biblical truth.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A growing Christian faith and character.
  • A commitment to the mission of the church.
  • A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1–13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5–9).

Special Notes

Pittsford Community Church is located in the southeastern suburbs of Rochester, New York. Established in 1983, PCC continues to be a vibrant, family-friendly congregation with a growing impact in the community.

Starting salary: $45,000–50,000

To apply for this position, please submit a resume with cover letter to


421 Marsh Rd Pittsford, NY 14534 United States

Date Posted: April 30, 2019

Job Type: Student Ministries Pastor/Director, Full Time

Congregation: 350

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