Open position: Youth and/or Children’s Pastor.
Video Description by Senior Pastor John NeeleyWe are looking for the person who can lead us in our next season of ministry.We are looking for someone who loves Jesus, loves the Church and loves Students and/or Children.Tanner Street Church is located in Sikeston, Missouri-a small town with a rural/southern culture.Please complete the form by clicking the link here or at the bottom of the page and/or submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Loves of a Student/Children Pastor for Tanner Street Church
Loves JesusPractice a variety of spiritual exercises/disciplines to deepen trust and dependence onGod, regularly create space to hear from God; including but not limited to reading, study, meditation on God’s Word, prayer, worship, service, silence, solitude and celebration
Loves the ChurchPeople’s value is more than their usefulness as tools for ministry; they are God’s children, fellow pilgrims along the narrow way.Care for leading people deeper in the stream of obedience-no matter where they are along the stream to help them wade a bit deeperPastoral care, part of larger church, including hospital visitation and soul care
Loves Students/ChildrenPassionate about connecting with students/children where they live and go to school.Passionate about sharing life with them as well as sharing the life-changing story of Jesus.Passionate about discipling students/children to become life-long follower of Jesus.Finding places for service inside and outside the church, training up current and future leaders.Theology of Ministry: who we are, why we gather, how we minister, what student ministry is not.We are on a journey going somewhere, more than a collection of students/children hanging out and doing some activity.
Love InnovationWe are open to everything that can point people to Jesus. Open to innovative methods to proclaim the message. There is freedom in bringing creativity to the table of ministry.
Loves AdministrationSchedule and organize all programing, trips, events and fundraisers.Lead training and improvement for volunteers
Loves Team WorkEffectively works with teams of volunteersWork with Pastor and staff for longer term planningBring creativity and innovation, tradition and freedom to the tableDebrief regularly with Pastor and staff, what went well, how could we make it better?
Loves AccountabilityDaily responsible to Lead Pastor, responsible to Leadership Team, Responsible to entire congregationRegular office hoursWeekly staff meetingsOccasional staff retreatsWilling to put down some roots. It takes time to get to know the people and to earn their trust and to see results. Baring any major issues make a commitment of five to seven years.
John Neeley, Senior Pastor