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Student Pastor

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The Bridge Church is a multisite church in Middle Tennessee that exists to be with Jesus and become like Him - for the sake of the world. We are located in a growing community where the second highest population is 10-18 years old. In order to seize the opportunity of reaching students with the gospel and helping them grow in their relationship with Jesus, we are adding to the leadership of our student team by hiring a Student Pastor.


The Student Pastor will provide leadership and vision for all of Bridge Student Ministries along with executing all aspects of ensuring the spiritual growth and development of our high school students (grades 9-12th). Additionally, this person will oversee and lead the student staff team for both middle school and high school environments. This includes ministry-wide weekly programming, student small groups, special events (camps, retreats, large all ministry-wide events, etc), and missional presence in our local schools.


  • Fulfill the membership requirements of The Bridge (commit to model joyful generosity by tithing)
  • Strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ
  • Ability to see and articulate the leadership behaviors of The Bridge
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • A strong relational capacity that others want to work with
  • Great communication skills; Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral
  • Excellent organizational leader, with a driven personality that thrives in high-pressure situations
  • Proven ability to recruit and raise up volunteers
  • 7+ years of student ministry experience (this is not an entry-level ministry position)


  • Responsible for the health and success of all Bridge Student Ministries (middle school and high School).
  • Develop and equip the Middle School Director to lead and execute all middle school environments and initiatives with excellence.
  • Oversee and manage all High School Ministry day-to-day operations.
  • Create world-class programming: through weekly student gatherings, quarterly outreach events, yearly camps, and yearly retreats, where students come to know Christ and grow in intimacy with Him.
  • Equip a team of volunteers to “pastor” the students so that students feel known, cared for, and loved.
  • Lead the Student Ministry Teaching Team (work with the Middle School Director to create a teaching scope and sequence for all Bridge Students)
  • Partner with parents to equip them to be the primary discipler of their students.
  • Build and maintain a relationship with area school faculty and students.
  • Collaborate with the Pastor of Leadership Development to help students cultivate a love for the local church, and discover their calling to serve the local church (volunteering on ministry teams, interning, engaging in the residency program and eventually serving other churches as amazing staff members).
  • Oversee the creation and execution of a social media plan that reaches and engages students.
  • Responsible for the management of the Bridge Student Ministry budget.

SCHEDULE: Sunday - Thursday

HOURS: 45 hrs (must be available for special events & meetings, etc as needed)


STAFF LEVEL: Director: reports to the Pastor of Ministries



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