Student Pastor Job Profile
At CrossPoint, we lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus because lives and families are at stake. We seek leaders who enjoy people, who immerse youth and their families in Christ’s love, and who always bring their best because our mission is too important to settle for anything less!
The purpose of this position is to lead the youth of CrossPoint and the Hutchinson area into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
Introducing CrossPoint Church & CPYouth Ministries
CrossPoint Church, located across from the high school in Hutchinson, Minnesota, has been used powerfully by God to reach several hundred people for Christ in the past five years. The church intentionally values student ministry and has great volunteers, church support, good ministry spaces, and funding. Our CPYouth Wednesdays averages 60 students and Sunday School has around 25 students. Our youth ministry volunteer team has over 20 gifted leaders. CPYouth ministry is for grades 6-12. The next Student Pastor will have a solid foundation on which to build the ministry!
The Student Pastor implements the CrossPoint vision and values; leading youth and their families into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and helping parents to meet the challenges of parenting teens. We are looking for someone who can lead a dynamic and safe youth ministry that reaches and effectively disciples a diverse spectrum of youth and families both inside and outside of the congregation.
The Student Pastor leads weekly youth ministry gatherings, developing healthy, attractional, and safe environments. The Student Pastor will recruit, train, and equip a youth ministry team to effectively disciple and mentor students, develop student leaders, and equip students to be on mission for Christ. We are looking for a godly, spiritually growing person with healthy relationships.
Compensation & Target Date for Hire
This is a full-time position and salary will account for education and experience. Our aim is to hire the next youth pastor by the Fall of 2022.
How to Apply
CrossPoint Church is a place where you can join our mission and vision and creatively build a ministry that makes a difference. If you don’t want to be confined in a large church corporate environment but you want to leave your mark in the lives of youth and their families, we encourage you to apply.
We are accepting applications through the P3 process. Register as a “P3 Next” candidate at https://convergep3.org/pastors/ and click on “Register”. Have questions? Contact Mandy Johnson at [email protected] or 651-633-0560. Want to connect with a CrossPoint person? Email Rick (Senior Pastor) at [email protected] or Matt (Interim Student Pastor) at [email protected] or call 320.587.2668.
CrossPoint Church, located across from the high school in Hutchinson (pop., 14,000), has been used powerfully by God to reach several hundred people for Christ in the past five years. In 2021 our Sunday Gatherings averaged 285 people in-person and 236 online. We are affiliated with Converge Worldwide. We are a multi-generational church, approaching 150 years old. CrossPoint went through a ministry and building expansion in 2016 and has seen consistent growth since then.
Our CPYouth Wednesdays averages 60 students (with 75 active participants). CPYouth Sunday School has around 25 students. Our youth ministry volunteer team has over 20 leaders. The CPYouth ministry focus is grades 6-12 and the students and volunteers are highly committed to the church's mission and vision. This is a healthy environment to grow the ministry and comes with resources to achieve that ministry.
We are looking for a leader who laughs with and enjoys people, who immerse youth and their families in the love of Christ, and who always bring their best because our mission is too important to settle for anything less!
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