Youth and Young Adults Pastor

Resonate Life Church Allen, TX Full Time
1 week ago

Job Description

The Student Pastor is responsible for all aspects of ensuring the spiritual growth and development of students 7th Grade to Young Adult. The role of the Student Ministry Pastor is to provide leadership, training and development, and direction for the student ministry staff and adult volunteer programming teams as it pertains to the vision, mission and strategy of all environments specific to Resonate Life Church.


-Cast vision for and program the church’s annual outreaches including music selection, development of messages/teaching, and utilization of games and other artistic elements in the inspiration of students in learning about God

-Lead a team of volunteers in the operation of a student ministry, including weekend services and periodic special events including recruitment/member activities such as membership nights

  • Develop and oversee all-church events as directed including, but not limited to, productions, annual meeting, family discipleship seminars, Christmas Eve

  • Regularly select and/or develop curriculum for a student Christian education program that is part of the church’s mid week service (when established and) weekend service schedule

  • Provide vision, strategy, and development for all student ministry environments

  • Implement student registration, management, and security policies/practices in support of weekend services and periodic special events including Saturday work days and/or Sunday nights

  • Provide leadership, direction, training and appreciations for all student ministry staff and volunteers

  • Direct the recruitment, training, and development of volunteers as needed to staff Youth ministry classrooms and special events

  • Responsible for all website updates and social media accounts for the student ministry (Possibly the adult ministry too)

  • Assist in the development of an annual budget for student ministries and manage spending to budget

  • Function as a member of the church’s pastoral staff performing baptism services, weddings, funerals, etc. as part of a rotation schedule

  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Active and growing personal relationship with Jesus, evidenced by action, attitude and behavior
  • Fully embraces the mission, vision and values of Resonate Life Church
  • Be reliable, take initiative and be self-motivated
  • Embrace and adapt to growth, change, innovation and creativity
  • Use appropriate judgment in the areas of discretion, sensitivity and confidentiality
  • Have a cooperative, healthy and motivating relationship with supervisors, coworkers and volunteers


  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a staff member in a student/young adult ministry leadership capacity
  • Ministry or related degree is preferred not required (Extensive ministry experience, in some cases, can be substituted)


  • Effective communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and relate to students and their families and a passion to see families grow in their faith together
  • Ability to reach out and connect with families involved with Resonate Life Church’s student ministry
  • Competency with basic computer software (Excel, Word, Publisher), and the capacity to learn new software (Photoshop, Planning Center, others)
  • Competency in website and social media upkeep

Salary & Benefits

$45,000 - $60,000

  • Health care
  • Vacation days
  • Christmas Bonus

Can be done remote?

  • No

About Resonate Life Church Church

Non-denominational 251-500 people

Mission Statement: Resonate Life Church exist to disciple families to Love God, Live Whole, and develop their gifts to Lead Out

We are a 3 year old church with healthy growth over the last 3 years. 1/3 of all attendees are under 18 years old. Our church is in a booming area of North Dallas in the Lovejoy ISD school district and we have over 600,000 people within 10 miles of our church. We are a church that has vibrant worship, believes in all the gifts of the spirit and wants to see a move of God in our students.

The town of Lucas is an amazing community! Just 10 minutes from North Central Expressway and all the restaurants and shopping you could need, while at the same time a country living feel. In addition to being in a great school district of Lovejoy, our church is next door to Lucas Christian Academy with over 400 students, many who attend our church.

Our core values are discipleship, small groups and community, evangelism, and being spirit led.