NextGen Pastor/Director

City of Refuge
Houston, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 07/02/2018
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Contract

Job Description:

City of Refuge Church

Position Title: Next Generation Pastor/Director 

Location: Houston, TX 

Salary range: Commensurate with experience 

Employment Category: Full-time 

Denomination: Evangelical Presbyterian Church 

Attendance: 300 



This is a very, very unique opportunity at a very, very unique church. City of Refuge Church is one of the most diverse churches in America. We are a racially, culturally, socioeconomically, educationally, and theologically diverse community. For example, at one of our baptisms, we baptized a former New York fashion model, an African-American teenager from the Third Ward, and an international student from China. Nestled in the heart of Houston, Christians from all around the city and the world call City of Refuge Church home. We are located between the Third Ward and the Medical Center. 

City of Refuge is looking for an energetic and engaging full-time NextGen Pastor. Building on a current core group of about 30-40 active children and youth, the NextGen Pastor will be responsible for leading and expanding a program that will equip the next generation to make Christ known in their schools, communities, and workplaces. 


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • • Develop and execute a comprehensive ministry plan that creates synergy between nursery, children, and youth ministries as well as the home 
  • • Provide resources and training to equip parents to disciple and equip their children 
  • • Identify, recruit, and train a part-time/volunteer NextGen team 
  • • Establish ministry goals and objectives aligned to the vision, mission, and values of City of Refuge Church and prioritize ministries events and activities accordingly 
  • • Oversee all ministry administration and logistics, from records management to event planning 
  • • Plan and work within an appropriate budget and regularly evaluate ministry progress 
  • • Coordinate and collaborate with other church staff members as appropriate to maintain a consistent and cohesive overall ministry team 
  • • Manage the use of facilities in coordination with the entire staff 


Requirements and Desired Qualifications: 

  • • Experience working with students and volunteers from a variety of racial, cultural, familial, and socioeconomic backgrounds. 

• 4-year degree as well as 3-5 years of experience in Student and/or Children’s Ministries 

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

• Ability to work productively without on-going supervision 

• Experience leading staff, seeking their professional and personal growth 

• Ability to work well and collaborate with team members, volunteers and other staff 

• Ability to take the job seriously without taking yourself too seriously 


Please make sure you meet all requirements/qualifications. If you do and are interested in applying for this position, send an email with Subject: NEXT GENERATION PASTOR that includes a cover letter and your resume in PDF format to

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