NextGen Pastor

Date Posted: June 18, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
Fellowship City Church
Cleveland, OH, USA
Job Type: Adult Pastor,Associate Pastor,Children’s Pastor,Discipleship Pastor Family Pastor Senior,Youth Pastor
Other Details

MinistryHub is honored to partner with Fellowship City Church in their search for a NextGen Pastor. Please direct all applications through MinistryHub and any inquiries to [email protected].

Title: NextGen Pastor | Chagrin campus

Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Reports To: Executive Pastor | Ministries

Date: May 1, 2024

Position Type: Salary

Expected Hours: 40/week

Summary of Position

The NextGen Pastor | Chagrin campus is responsible to provide visionary oversight and pastoral leadership to the youth at Fellowship City Church’s Chagrin campus by organizing and leading an effective youth ministry, implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and missions. The NextGen Pastor will partner with parents and youth leaders in discipling youth, consistently engage students with the good news of the gospel and support them in developing their love for Him and others. The person in this position is also responsible for developing and leading a vibrant City Social (young adults) program. Because Fellowship holds team as a core principle of leadership, the NextGen Pastor must be comfortable working collaboratively with the team to achieve church-wide goals.

Essential Functions

  • Provide overall pastoral care for youth, encouraging their spiritual growth and challenging them to grow in their commitment to Christ and His mission.
  • Recruit, disciple, equip, and empower volunteers and student leaders.
  • Maintain a well-planned, carefully balanced program throughout the year – coordinated with the overall church calendar – of weekly services, events, and retreats.
  • Plan and execute biblically accurate, culturally relevant, and high-energy weekly programs/services for youth.
  • Create an atmosphere where youth and leaders connect and build meaningful relationships.
  • Engage with parents as vital partners in the youth program and establish healthy, effective, and efficient communication channels with parents to encourage their youth’s faith, growth, and participation in youth activities.
  • Develop, oversee, and grow the City Social ministry by connecting and interacting with young adults though regular gatherings, small groups, and local and global service opportunities.
  • Carry out general pastoral duties as assigned by the Executive Team.


  • Previous ministry experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High capacity, self-starting, multi-tasking individual, comfortable working independently in a high-paced environment, while maintaining good judgment in decision making and prioritization.
  • Able to manage conflict and leverage strong problem-solving skills.
  • Teachable and open to feedback and accountability.
  • Exhibit healthy boundaries with youth and their families (accountability, physical, time, and social media boundaries, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of technology and social media.

General Expectations and Responsibilities (based on FCC’s values of faith, family, service)


  • Maintain a dynamic and deepening personal connection with Jesus Christ, demonstrated through actions, attitudes, and conduct.
  • Thrive in a team environment with the following characteristics:
    • Self-awareness.
    • Humility.
    • Celebrating and deferring to other’s gifts/roles.
    • Intentionality in building consensus.
  • Handle confidential matters and material with discretion, integrity, and humility.


  • Maintain an attitude of “stacking hands” in a multi-site environment – advocating for unity, working toward organizational goals like they are your own, and understanding that your secondary role is to pitch in and do whatever needs to be done for the team.
  • Preserve trust on relational, spiritual, and professional levels with Elders and Staff.
  • Contribute to a work environment of civility, dignity, and respect.


  • Consistently uphold and endorse FCC’s statement of faith, mission, vision, and values, and employee handbook guidelines.
  • Willing to perform other duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Volunteers

How To Apply

Please direct all applications through MinistryHub and any inquiries to [email protected].

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