Job Description

The Tabernacle-Manistee is seeking a full-time pastor to lead alongside our tenured campus pastor. This individual will have a focus on students and young adults as well as supporting leadership and growth of a five year old campus. This campus is home to roughly 200 people each weekend and between 20-30 students each week. The Tabernacle is committed to outreach throughout the Manistee community as well as discipleship of those who attend regularly.  


  • Serve as a spiritual leader of the location and help bring vision of The Tabernacle to life with a focus on students and young adults.
  • Manage and shepherd TABstudents and Young Adults facilitating weekly meetings.
  • Build relationships with those who attend the location.
  • Perform administrative functions as needed to support the congregation , volunteers and teams.
  • Develop and lead a team of committed student ministry and young adult volunteers to disciple students and young adults.
  • Plan and execute local outreach events and initiatives in the local community and schools to invite new students into the ministry.
  • Grow and develop into the secondary leader of the campus, preparing to support leadership and fill the role as needed.
  • Develop staff and volunteers at the location by helping them develop their gifts to the benefit of the church.
  • Identify, recruit and develop key ministry leaders.
  • Create and implement systems and structures related to the location and provide insight in achieving measurable goals for the location and the church consistent with current systems.
  • Work with the Church Director to manage and execute a budget for the location.
  • Develop, communicate and execute strategic ministries plans for the volunteers, staff and congregation on location.
  • Work in cooperation with the campus pastor building relationships, facilitating programs and managing teams. 
  • Follow all Tabernacle policies, procedures and guardrails. 


  • Teach or build a team to teach biblical Christ focused messages to students under the direction of the Church Wide Next Gen director.
  • Organize and execute weekly Student Ministry and Young Adult meetings.
  • Build, develop and train teams to support weekly meetings.
  • Support weekend services speaking, teaching or assisting as needed.
  • Provide spiritual counsel to the congregation in partnership with the campus pastor.  
  • Travel to Buckley for weekly All Staff Meetings and participate as appropriate. 
  • Review and contribute to student ministry and young adult content ideas.


  • Passion for Jesus Christ and His Word.
  • Meets the requirements of 1 Timothy 3:2-7 and Titus 1:6-9.
  • Commitment to serving as a domino within the community.
  • Growing relationships with Christ, an active prayer life and a servant’s heart.
  • 3-5 years pastoral leadership experience or equivalent leadership experience combined with strong biblical literacy.


  • Full-time
  • Salary: Based on Experience
  • Relocate to Manistee, MI or the surrounding areas (Within 30mi)


Send cover letter and resume to [email protected]



Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Some College

Date Posted
2 months ago
Buckley, Michigan

Church Size
1,000-2,500 people