The First United Methodist Church, San Angelo, Texas is a traditional and historical downtown church that is heavily invested in raising up bold and godly young leaders. We are currently seeking an experienced, spirit-led individual who has the commitment, passion and vision to lead robust youth mission and ministry programs. Our youth programs are vibrant and growing thanks to years of strong investment from the congregation, community, and a history of faithful leadership.

The ideal candidate has the right balance of experience, commitment, passion and vision for developing godly leaders. If you or someone you know are ready to take your youth ministry calling to the next level, we want to hear from you. Are you ready for what’s next? https://firstmethodist.net/ministries/youth/

About the Youth Pastor:

  • Develop a vision for youth, young adults, and family offerings for BCC.
  • Work with the Lead Pastor to provide outreach/on-ramps/involvement.
  • Create and organize programming that provides on-ramps to establish and grow their relationships with Christ.
  • Plan and implement special activities including service projects (youth and/or family), fun/amp events, mission trips, retreats, etc., for middle school through college age.
  • Develop the strategies to disciple and train volunteers and mentors involved in ministry.

What you bring:

Education & Experience

  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a ministry related field. Although not required, a seminary degree is a great bonus.
  • The ideal candidate will have one to five years of ministry leadership experience, with a history of building/growing a ministry. Prior experience in a church setting is a great bonus but not required.
  • Because Batesville has a significant number of practicing and non-practicing Catholics, experience with Catholicism is a plus for candidates.

Personal Characteristics

  • Has a Christian attitude and trustworthy character.
  • Has an understanding of, passion for, and commitment to the mission and vision of the Church in general and Batesville Christian Church in specific.
  • Has a strong team spirit, respect, and support for the other members of the ministerial staff.
  • Has a proper level of confidentiality in all matters of the church, employees, and/or church members.
  • Has had a personal encounter and has a daily walk with Christ.
  • Fulfills the requirements for and maintenance of membership in Batesville Christian Church.
  • Is spiritually mature and has a positive work attitude.
  • Has an attitude of professionalism, patience, organization, respect, compassion, and grace.
  • Feels a duty to follow biblical, Christian principles in their roles and refrains from any conduct that is contrary to those principles and Church statements of faith.
  • Has a passion for youth, young adults, and families to grow in Christ.
  • Has a passion for learning more about youth, young adult, and family culture.
  • Has a drive to equip families and mentors to lead youth and young adults spiritually.

Crossroads Church Austin is looking for a full-time student pastor with strong character, excellent relational skills, a clear, specific calling to ministry, and a clear vision for how Crossroads Student Minsitry can reach, disciple, and multiply leaders that fall more in love with Jesus.

The ideal candidate would be a team player who is relationally mature and has experience leading others.

We are looking for someone with:

* Strong biblical and theological acumen

* Experience leading students in the local church

* A proven track record of building volunteer teams

The position is a full-time pastoral staff position with a compensation package commensurate with experience, and will report directly to the Operations Director.

Job Summary:

The role of the Student Pastor is to serve in overseeing and coordinating the student ministry (6th-12th grades) at Crossroads. The Student Pastor takes on the responsibility of guarding the spiritual culture and character of the student ministry and its volunteers/staff, Crossroads Service Teams, and other people or groups as assigned.


Responsible To: Operations Director


Job Description:

To develop and oversee the student ministry, including:

  • Development of mission, vision and core values
  • Strategic planning
  • Budgeting

To partner with parents/guardians of students within Crossroads Student Ministries including the following:

  • Nurturing, encouraging, and assisting them in their influence of students
  • Communication of opportunities and needs for engagement

To oversee the student ministry volunteers within Crossroads Student Ministries including the following:

  • Nurturing, encouraging, training and assisting them in their ministries
  • Goal setting and evaluation

To oversee the student ministry student leaders within Crossroads Student Ministries including the following:

  • Nurturing, encouraging, training and assisting them in living on mission
  • Goal setting and evaluation

To oversee the Small Group ministry within Crossroads Student Ministries, including:

  • Leadership training
  • Leadership recruiting
  • Developing new groups
  • Over seeing the “On-Deck” circle

To lead and shape the discipleship of the students at Crossroads in our 4 C’s as they make much of Jesus.

  • Scope & Sequence of content
  • Program a rhythm of ministry that facilitates discipleship
  • Program and lead different environments


  • Positive attitude
  • Heart of a servant
  • Fun/enjoyable
  • Share the vision of Crossroads to fulfill the Great Commission with integrity and passion.
  • High capacity multi-tasking individual, comfortable working independently without constant supervision.
  • Strong written / oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed. (Takes initiative!)
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work through conflict biblically.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required by someone assigned to this position or classification. This is not to be considered as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel fulfilling this position. All personnel may be required to fulfill responsibilities outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, and as needed.

**Please include results from these three personality tests: 5voices.com, 16 personalities.com, & the Enneagram Test Results from Truity.com and email to meredith@crossroadschurchaustin.com