Student & Discipleship Pastor

Vision Church

Job Description

Vision Church of Raleigh, NC is seeking a full-time Student and Discipleship Pastor. We are looking for an outgoing, energetic, loving pastor to join our team to focus on reaching and impacting the youth in the 919 and discipling the members of Vision Baptist Church.


Student Pastor (50%)

  • Oversee Student Ministry including student worship services (currently Sunday evenings), student groups, student studies and student events.
  • Preach/Teach on a regular basis in the student ministry.  Develop a team of leaders who can also preach/teach as needed.
  • Develop relationships with youth to encourage a deeper relationship with Christ. This includes group interactions, connection on social media, one-on-one and informal get togethers, and attending youth’s activities outside of church services.
  • Maintain and update supplies and equipment for the Student Ministry.
  • Develop, Lead, and Disciple Student Ministry Dream Team and meet regularly.
  • Plan and coordinate consistently with staff to ensure continuity ministry wide.
  • Plan and lead at least one mission trip/camp experience per year.
  • Oversee and lead at least one outreach event per quarter.
  • Maintain an online (website) and social media presence for student ministry (at least one social media post per week).
  • Communicate with parents on a regular basis (at least a monthly reminder on what’s going on).  Use text, email, Remind App, and social media.
  • Submit a yearly calendar of events/activities for the upcoming year by October 30th of current year

Disciple-Making Responsibilities (50%)

  • Oversee Groups of Vision. These include our LifeGroups and our Discipleship Groups. Includes leading group training.
  • Oversee (along with staff) Inside Vision Lunch and connect people with taking next steps (membership, baptism, serving, groups).
  • Oversee discipleship/outreach leaders, events and studies
  • Preach 4-8 times per year
  • Help with other pastoral duties as needed


- Love God and His Word.

- Love others.

- Has a desire to serve and impact students, their families, and the church.

- Love reaching those searching and in need of spiritual truth.

- Able to prepare and teach the Scriptures in a manner that is culturally relevant to students, leading them to Jesus and deeper in their walk with Him.

- Believes students are not just the future of the church but vital to the health of the church today.

- Must be culturally aware, media connected, and technologically proficient.

- Has a high commitment to the local church.

- Meets the Biblical qualification of a church leader (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:7-9).

- Is a team player and team builder.

- Has strong interpersonal skills.

- Is a continually growing leader.

- Has a positive attitude.

- Is a self-starter and hard worker.

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter with your resumé to: [email protected]

- Answer the following 3 questions in your cover letter:

1) Why are you interested in this position?

2) Why would you relocate to the Raleigh, NC area?

3) What about you makes you think you are a good fit for this position and what makes you stand out?

4) What role do you see your wife (or potential wife) in as you lead?

- Also, please include recent videos (or links) of you leading at least two teaching sessions. Make sure the video has clear audio from you as the speaker and captures the audience in some way.

- Links to ALL social media are required (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube channel).

About Vision Church

Love Jesus. Love People. Live Your Purpose.

Vision is a place that strives to make disciples who make disciples.

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Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Some college

Date Posted
2 years ago
Raleigh, North Carolina

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
125-250 people

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