Stafford County Chrsitian Church, Stafford, VA - Youth Minister

Stafford County Chrsitian Church

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
6 275 Stafford, VA USA

Contact Information


Scott McAlister
phone   (540) 720-2959

1813 Mountain View Rd
Stafford, VA 22554

Position Information

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

Job Summary

Job Title: Student Minister Church Name: Stafford County Christian Church Affiliation: Non-Denominational Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree Average Worship Attendance: 275 Average Youth Group Attendance: 35-45 Start Date: Who we are: Stafford County Christian Church (SCCC) is a non-denominational church located approximately 45 minutes south of Washington DC. Stafford County is a significant suburb of the Capital with a very large and growing population, and benefits from all the latest technological advancements. We also have a large military presence which is reflected in our church body demographics. The community surrounding the church is growing rapidly and offers incredible ministry opportunities. At this time, plans and construction are already in motion to add an additional 2900 homes in the area immediately surrounding SCCC. This explosion of growth is also seen in our middle and high schools. Within five miles of SCCC we have 5500 high school students at three schools and 2800 middle school students at three schools. We’re excited about what that means for outreach and discipling opportunities. The vision of SCCC is “To create Christ followers who are bold for Christ.” What we are looking for: We are prayerfully seeking a full-time student minister, and desire to find someone who is passionate to reach, disciple, and equip this generation to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ, and to see students on mission to reach the lost. The primary area of focus will be to oversee and coordinate all areas in the middle and high school ministry, grades 6-12. Candidates will be given the opportunities to hone other ministerial skills under the mentorship of the Senior Minister. One example of these opportunities could be preaching 3-5 times a year. Primary Commitments: • To be a catalyst, with an energetic, infectious personality who leads students (of all walks of life) to a deep-rooted faith in Christ Jesus • Build strong relationships with the students, parents, and student leaders • Encourage students to become mature in Christ through Biblical teaching, discipleship, evangelism, and service • Create and implement weekly student services that provide exciting worship, Bible study, and engaging life groups Qualifications: To be considered for this position the applicant must: • Have a Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in full-time student ministry • Have strong Christian character, belief that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God, and live out a solid Christ-like example • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills • Have a passion for excellence and continuous development in all areas of ministry • Be a strategic thinker who is able to create and successfully implement new programs • Be able to collaborate with fellow staff toward the common church vision • Have a teachable spirit, humble heart, and a bold passion to disciple our students in Christ • Be able to adapt to the needs of SCCC and its ever-increasing number of students • Be committed to the Biblical positions of the independent Christian Churches / Churches of Christ Key Areas of Focus: • Recruiting, training, discipling, and multiplying both leaders and students • Partner with parents to be the primary influencer in the life of students • Develop student events that are outreach focused and have appeal to draw the unsaved • Coordinate and provide regular social, outreach, and service events • Provide retreats, conferences, and camps • Establish and maintain operational procedures for student ministry and an accountability structure through which safety and growth are maintained Youth Leader Development: • Lead the leaders with passion, excitement, and vision • Identify, recruit, train, place and empower new leaders into the ministry • Set up monthly meetings to collaborate in creating, developing, implementing, and continually assessing the effectiveness of an enticing, passionate student ministry To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Also send at least two videos of you teaching students. Once your resume has been received you will be sent a confirmation. After resumes are reviewed, you may also receive a questionnaire that will need to be filled out and returned. Successful candidates will be further contacted about the next steps in the process, which will be phone/Skype interviews. Contact details: 1813 Mountain View Road, Stafford, Virginia, 22554 540-720-2959