Lakeside Christian Church

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
10 450 Springfield , IL USA

Contact Information


Brad Owen
phone   217.529.2513

225 Toronto Rd
Springfield, IL 62711

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Jr/Sr High Student Minister Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Summary

Lakeside Christian Church ( is searching for a Student Minister.  This leader will be taking a solid ministry and creatively developing opportunities for junior high and high school students to own their faith.  Lakeside is a welcoming, healthy, and growing congregation of 450 located on the South edge of Springfield, IL.  The church is in a developing area of Springfield just off I-55, and draws families from several surrounding communities and school districts.  Lakeside is ready to welcome a relationally connective and organized leader who can build on the strong foundation in the student ministry.  Lakeside is prayerfully searching for the person who will join our team and continue to advance the student ministry. 
The ideal candidate is a mature individual with a passion for student ministry, who possesses strong leadership skills, can develop and empower teams, can foster healthy relationships with students, and enjoys working in a team environment.  Lakeside desires a leader who loves students and youth ministry.  The leader we are seeking will facilitate a leadership culture where students are known and pursued. 
Responsibilities include guest follow-up (parents and children), sharing the gospel, teaching, developing volunteers and leaders, planning and executing the programming, and utilizing technology. A passion for cultivating a deep love for Jesus is essential!

Applicant Requirements

Prior experience is desired. A bachelor’s degree from a Christian Bible College or University is preferred. If you have interest in this position and meet the qualifications for the role, please submit the following: -Current resume -A current photo and a brief family bio -Five references -A written response to the following questions 1. Describe your relationship with Jesus. Please briefly share your journey to faith and into ministry. 2. Why do you have interest in the student ministry position at Lakeside? 3. Please share a few of your strengths and how those will help you in role at Lakeside. 4. What fuels your passion for student ministry? 5. What do you think will challenge you most in the student ministry role at Lakeside?