Student Ministries Pastor – Leawood Campus

Student Ministries Pastor – Leawood Campus

Job Description

Pastor of Student Ministries – Leawood Campus


The Pastor of Student Ministries – Leawood Campus works with a team of part-time paid and volunteer leaders to give overall direction for the entire student ministry (6th-12th grades), working with the family team specifically as well as the full campus staff to further the overall mission of Christ Community with an emphasis on doing so in and through students and their families.

LOCATION Leawood Campus
REPORTS TO Pastor of Family Ministries
STATUS:   Full-time


  • Provide oversight and leadership to all aspects of the campus student ministries (HS/MS/Combined)
  • Teach the Bible with clarity, creativity, and conviction in both large and small group contexts
  • Shepherd students to actively engage in their faith journey
  • Create, develop and implement programs, events, and opportunities for students that are age appropriate, and, in some cases, offer intergenerational opportunities
  • Create an atmosphere and ethos for the ministry that is contagious, infectious, and leads to opportunities for both discipleship and spiritual formation
  • Cultivate a heart of service (inside and outside of the church) in students and families
  • Lead and develop part-time paid student ministry staff as well as key volunteer leaders who are giving leadership and oversight to various parts of the ministry
  • Recruit, lead, train, and develop a volunteer staff for relational youth ministry Communicate and maintain healthy connections with students, parents, and volunteers
  • Encourage and equip parents as the primary resource for students


  • Provide pastoral duties as needed. This includes, but is not limited to pre-marriage counseling, officiating weddings, general counseling, funeral planning and officiating hospital visitation, baptism, prayer, and other pastoral needs as they arise.
  • Support and promote the mission, constitution and bylaws of Christ Community
  • Hold true to the theology and beliefs outlined in the EFCA Statement of Faith
  • Participate in staff prayer and planning meetings
  • Be accountable in the use of time and diligent in carrying out established administrative processes
  • Be accountable to the financial parameters established in the annual budget process
  • Seek, over time, licensing (credentialing) with the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA)
  • Successfully complete the adult formation training program of the church (Church for Monday)
  • Be actively involved in a community group for the purpose of personal spiritual growth and accountability


  • Possess and model integrity of heart and skillful hands
  • Embrace the doctrine, mission, and philosophy of Christ Community
  • Minimum of a four-year degree (youth ministry related degree preferred)
  • Student ministry experience (five years preferred)
  • Highly relational personality in both one-on-one and large group contexts
  • Strong desire to multiply the work of the ministry in and through an adult volunteer team
  • Theological depth that can be translated to age-appropriate audiences
  • Desire to minister to the whole church and the whole family, not just students
  • Desire to help church leadership bring the congregation together intergenerationally as appropriate
  • Well-rounded personal skill set which includes also the administrative and organizational components of a successful ministry team
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm needed to be a part of a developing multi-site and intergenerational church context


Embrace a commitment to Christ Community, including doctrine and philosophy, and promote the  mission of Christ Community Church.

Embrace Christ Community staff’s cultural habits: 

  • We expect God.
  • We stay yoked.
  • We take the mission seriously, not ourselves.
  • We remember names.
  • We are better together


Christ Community, a multi-site, intergenerational congregation located in the Kansas City area and a member of the Evangelical Free Church of America. 


  1. Download and fill out the Application for Employment (fillable PDF) and save it.
  2. Attach and send the completed application hr@cckc.church.

Egg Hunt on Social Media


Easter Egg Hunting – Social Media Style!

Join our city-wide social media egg hunt. A little unconventional? Maybe. But a fun way to build community across the city, and win some swag in the process. What’s up for grabs? T-shirts, mugs, and Redbox® codes to name a few items.

Win by liking, sharing (or reposting), and commenting on the most posts (one point for each activity per post, for a max of three points per post) on BOTH Facebook and Instagram between MARCH 18 – APRIL 1. (NOTE: you MUST use the hashtag #cchunt18 in your comment in order for us to track your points.)

Find the hidden eggs, solve the riddles, answer the questions, then share (Facebook) or repost (Instagram, using an app like Repost) using the hashtag #cchunt18 

There will be winners from every campus. So, share the love, join the fun!

HINT: Want a better chance of winning? Here are a few tips to make sure @ChristCommunityKC shows up higher in your news feeds.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] 

Facebook: How to see more Christ Community posts in your Facebook news feed.

When you select a person or Page to see first, their posts appear at the top of your News Feed. To use “see first” from your News Feed preferences:

  1. Click “Prioritize Who to See First”
  2. Select ALL (or search for “Christ Community”) to See First
  3. Select “Christ Community,” then “DONE”

To use See First from our Page:

  1. If you’re not already following Christ Community’s Page, click Follow near the cover photo
  2. Hover over Following or Liked near their cover photo
  3. Select See First

If you want to receive notifications for our posts select a Christ Community as a close friend.

Instagram: How to see more Christ Community posts in your Instagram feed.

Instagram is pretty smart! If you engage with a particular account regularly, you’re telling Instagram that you really like that account’s content. As a result, Instagram will show you more of that content in your feed!

SO, If you want to see Christ Community showing up in your feed, love on our content! If you are regularly liking, commenting, or saving Christ Community content, then our posts are more likely to be shown to you.

Are you uber-competitive? Scroll to a ChristCommunityKC IG post, tap the “…” in the upper right of the post and select TURN ON POST NOTIFICATIONS and a notification will show every time we post on IG. Really, this is only 1-3x daily. So doable!

Let the Easter Egg Hunt BEGIN!


NOTE: Winners will be contacted the first week in April via DM, and prizes will be awarded 4-6 weeks following the end of the hunt.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Facebook Links”]BROOKSIDE Facebook Page

DOWNTOWN Facebook Page

LEAWOOD Facebook Page

OLATHE Facebook Page

SHAWNEE MISSION Facebook Page[/vc_toggle][vcex_button url=”https://www.instagram.com/christcommunitykc”]Instagram Page[/vcex_button][/vc_column][/vc_row]