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Connection Church

Student Ministries Pastor

Connection Church
Canton, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 09/25/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Connection Church is a unique, exciting, outreach focused, evangelical church in Canton Michigan.  We are looking for a high-energy, high capacity leader to show our students what following Jesus looks like.  Our youth environment has everything needed to bring the gospel to this generation in a fun, exciting way.  


A self-starter, visionary leader who desires to work hard, will excel in our culture.  We want to see growth in our students toward the things of God and at the same time be attractive to the non-churched of our community.  We are situated right down the street from one of the largest High Schools in America.  If you love teens and have the vision to reach them this location will seduce you.  



  • Ministry leadership experience (at least 4 years), including directing volunteer teams and casting vision. 
  • Leading in a large church is a plus
  • Budget experience, including forecasting costs, establishing budgets and adhering to set budgets
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to solve problems, sometimes creatively
  • Ability to lead people and projects, as well as do the work
  • Ability to challenge status quo to improve operating efficiencies
  • Possess strong leadership, team building, and administrative skills
  • Inspiring teams, vision-casting, and creating momentum for ministry growth
  • Highly relational intelligence with the ability to connect with the current generation
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • An effective communicator of Scripture
  • Outstanding communication skills, both in verbal and non-verbal capacities
  • Proven track record of identifying, recruiting, coaching, and developing leaders
  • Creative and unafraid to take risks
  • Able to work as a team player in a multi-staff environment
  • Musical, graphic and technical skills are a plus


Success in this role will be determined by:


  • Growth in student’s spiritual lives and attendance
  • Increase in number of leaders who are trained and developed
  • Balance between attractional and relational discipleship
  • Clear and concise vision for ministry
  • Maximized connections in local schools
  • Integration with current Children’s and Young Adult Ministries
Please send a current portfolio of your engagement with Students.  We would love a video of your interaction whether at an event or a service.