Ministry Positions

Full-Time Student Minister

Posted On: 02/05/2018
Student Minister
Status:  Full Time Working Days:  SundayThursday
Reports to:  Lead Minister Works closely with:  Staff, Elders& Ministry Leader
New Hope Christian Church exists to be a place where Christ is changing lives.  Our desire is to provide a positive environment that is real, relevant and relational.
The Student Minister will create opportunities for students to desire God with their lives. 
Keys to Success:
  •  Have a relationship with Christ that is evident by a daily walk and displays a life of character, spiritual maturity and wisdom, setting an example for staff, congregants and the community(s) we serve.
  •  Demonstrate a strong work ethic and leadership ability, leading by example in recruiting and developing effective leaders and volunteers for the work of ministry and building up the body of Christ.
  •  Set direction and pace with oversight from the elders & lead pastor for our student ministry.
  •  Fully aligned with the message, mission, values and strategy of New Hope Christian Church.
  •  Complete work timely and with a spirit of excellence, while requiring little to no supervision.
  •  Become a member of New Hope Christian Church.
  •  At least a four year Bible college degree from a Restoration Movement college/university.
  • A minimum of 5 years student ministry experience. 
1. Recruit, train and develop adult volunteers 25% 
The Student Minister will actively recruit adults to minister to our students.
  • Develop an easy pathway for interested adults to connect to our student ministry. 
  • Continually equip and develop adults with the skills and tools necessary to fulfill their ministry. 
  • Regularly meet with volunteers to gauge effectiveness of process and ministry. 
2. Oversee student programming 25%
The Student minister will provide exceptional weekly programming for both middle and high school students. 
  • Develop engaging lessons to help students develop a deep desire for God. 
  • Find/Develop curriculum to fit the needs of our students. 
  • Create an atmosphere that continues to foster an atmosphere of being welcomed, being loved, and being  accepted. 
  • Create a place where students want to bring their non-churched friends. 
  • Foster student leadership while providing opportunities for those leaders to use their gifts.  
3. Create communal, developmental, and missional opportunities for students 25% 
The student minister will create opportunities beyond the regular programming to foster community, relationships and growth opportunities. 
  • Schedule ongoing service opportunities within campus programming, as well as our city. 
  • Lead students in domestic & international mission trips with our current ministry partners. 
  • Lead both middle and high school students in at least one weekend conference/retreat a year. 
  • Be involved/lead a week of camp at our local camp. 
  • Regularly schedule events to provide on ramps for non-church students.
  • Be as involved as possible in schools or clubs in order to create avenues to meet new students.
  • Regularly meeting with students for lunch/coffee/ or small group studies. 
4. Engage the family unit of students– 10%
The student minister will be a resource to parents by way of providing insight, tools, even classes to help parents become the primary spiritual influence their students lives.
  • Be available for meetings, phone calls, counseling sessions. 
  • Provide tools such as books, websites, newsletters, videos, etc. 
  • Periodically provide parenting classes (does not have to be taught by student minister).  
5. Personal and Professional Development-10%
One of the most important aspects of leadership is self-leadership. This allows a pastor to lead from a solid foundation and out of the overflow of his heart and soul. 
  • Maintain a vibrant devotional life including Bible reading, prayer and other spiritual disciplines. 
  • Read and study, network with student ministers and other area leaders and attend conferences. 
  • Follow a mentor, be rooted in community and pour into others. 

Submit Resume and Cover letter @ 

For more information, contact:
(540) 774-7567

4229 Welcome Valley Road
Roanoke, VA 24014


Posted On: 02/19/2018


 Basic Job Description:  A Women’s Minister with CCF works alongside the Lead Campus Minister to implement the mission and vision of CCF clearly. In many ways, she is the Lead Campus Minister to female students.  Primary focus will be reaching out to female students and discipling them to become disciple makers. Primary duties are outreach, follow up, one-on-one discipleship, encouraging and challenging students to minister as well as overseeing Connect Groups.

For more information and application instructions, contact Frank Dodson at

For more information, contact:
Frank Dodson


High School & Young Adult Minister

Posted On: 04/09/2018


Tates Creek Christian Church, Lexington, Kentucky, is seeking a High School & Young Adult Minister.  The position is full-time. The successful candidate is responsible for developing and implementing creative ways of reaching, teaching and engaging high school and college-age young adults.  In ministering to these young adults, this minister must be willing to invest into their lives and build personal relationships while provide spiritual guidance.  The church is located within two miles of the University of Kentucky campus, so the opportunity for outreach is great.  The successful candidate will have completed or be working toward a ministry degree from a recognized Restoration Movement College or University.  To express interest in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Russell Brown, at


For more information, contact:
Russell Brown

Lexington, KY