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                            PASTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRIES

PURPOSE:

The Pastor of Student Ministries is to provide spiritual, pastoral, and administrative leadership
for all youth ministries (Junior High - Senior High) at Alexandria Covenant Church (ACC).

I.     OBJECTIVES:

       A.      To establish clear goals and measurable objectives for the Jr. High and Sr. High
               youth ministries at ACC.

       B.      To direct personally or by delegation all of the facets of the Jr. High and Sr. High
               youth ministries at ACC.

       C.      To recruit, train, and supervise the leaders of the Jr. High and Sr. High youth
               ministries at ACC.

       D.      To assist the Senior Pastor and other Pastoral staff in other areas of ministry (as
               time permits) when deemed necessary.

II.    POSITION TITLE:

       Pastor of Student Ministries

III.   REQUIREMENTS:

       A.      Be born again and living a dedicated, separated Christian life.

       B.      Reasonably meet the requirements of 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.

       C.      Agree with the ACC Constitution.

       D.      Be committed to the mission, vision, values, and ministry philosophy of ACC.

       E.      Be a “self-starter” who also demonstrates a willingness to operate as part of a
               team.

       F.      Manifest leadership qualities as well as organizational and communication skills.

       G.      Possess the spiritual gifts along with the professional and educational background
               adequate for the position.
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IV.    RESPONSIBILITIES:

       A.      Oversee and administrate the Sunday and Wednesday evening meetings for Jr.
               High and Sr. High youth ministries.

       B.      Oversee and administrate the Sunday morning Christian Education classes for 6th
               Graders, Jr. High and Sr. High youth ministries.

       C.      Oversee and administrate the weekly C-Groups for Sr. High youth ministry.

       D.      Oversee and administrate all youth functions and special events.

       E.      Recruit, train, and oversee all leaders of the Jr. High and Sr. High youth
               ministries.

       F.      Develop strategies, opportunities, and ministries to evangelize and disciple
               Alexandria area youth.

       G.      Develop meaningful relationships with parents of youth and be available for
               counseling when needed.

V.     WORK TASKS:

       A.      Oversee weekly youth group meetings.

       B.      Develop youth leaders for all areas of youth ministries.

       C.      Oversee camps, mission trip(s), and any other extracurricular teen events.

       D.      Disciple teens and be available for counseling.

       E.      Communicate with parents of teens regarding lessons, programs, activities, and
               special events.

       F.      Attend appropriate ministry conferences when possible for information,
               inspiration, personal development, etc.

       G.      Attend monthly Student Ministries Team meetings.

       H.      Assist in Sunday Worship and other special services when requested.
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       I.      Attend meetings of the Leadership Team when requested.

       J.      Meet weekly with the Associate Pastor for encouragement, counsel, advice, and
               prayer.

       K.      Attend weekly staff meetings.

VI.    AUTHORITY:

       The Pastor of Student Ministries will have the authority to perform duties in accordance
       with the job guidelines and under the direction of the Associate Pastor.

VII.   ACCOUNTABILITY:

       The Pastor of Student Ministries will be directly accountable to the Associate Pastor.

VIII. STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE:

       A.      The Pastor of Student Ministries will support the ACC Constitution and should
               conduct themself at all times in such a manner as set forth in the Word of God for
               a servant of God.

       B.      The Pastor of Student Ministries will accomplish their duties and responsibilities
               in a professional manner and should demonstrate, along with the fruit of the Holy
               Spirit, the standards of excellence, faithfulness, loyalty, and maturity.

       C.      The Pastor of Student Ministries will be above reproach in all relationships, and
               will maintain moral purity and a healthy relationship with their spouse and
               children, who should be thoroughly supportive of their ministry.

IX.    EVALUATION:

       The Pastor of Student Ministries role description and ministry performance will be
       evaluated annually by the Associate Pastor and the Leadership Team.

				
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