Denomination: SALT Network
Weekly Attendance: 441
Location: Minneapolis, MN
The Role: Campus Pastor
Meet Redemption Church:
Located in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, Redemption was planted to see the Cities renewed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Redemption pursues this through its location in a major urban center and by prioritizing college students. The church hopes to impact the world by engaging the more than 250,000 college students in the Cities with the gospel through weekly gatherings, college connection groups, and intentional discipleship, and by gearing Sunday services toward reaching the next generation.
In its five years of existence, Redemption has seen over 175 people baptized and has grown to a staff committed to pursuing its mission and vision. While portable today, over the next few months, the church will step into its first permanent facility so it can continue to deepen its capabilities to see the Gospel renew the next generation and the community God has placed it in. Redemption is focused on building ministries that serve and equip people as they follow Jesus wherever He sends them.
About the Campus Pastor:
Redemption Church anticipates hiring an experienced, full-time Campus Pastor that will bring his skills in organizational leadership and passion for shepherding people to help the church best steward its next ministry chapter. With a team ethos that is marked by fun and empowerment, this role provides an opportunity to build and lead the Community side of the church as we seek to pursue where God is taking Redemption in the exciting years ahead.
The Campus Pastor’s Responsibilities Include:
Bring proficiency into Small Group Ministry, Youth and Family Ministry, Teaching, and strategic planning specifically by:
Teaching 10+ times per year on Sunday morning and as needed at The Salt Company
Overseeing thriving Connection Groups
Building out a Youth Ministry; overseeing that team once in place
Overseeing in conjunction with the Team Discipleship Groups, Parenting, Marriage, Membership, and Baptism
Managing allotted Community Ministry Budget
Regularly host and lead gatherings.
Contribute leadership to the team through the spiritual gifts of shepherding, leadership, and wisdom.
Give direction to community staff.
Disciple and train emerging leaders
Appreciate and cultivate the gifts of the team and context of the church, but appropriately challenge them in areas of weakness or immaturity.
Strategically plan for growth of future ministry and staff.
Adapt as the leadership team or ministry calls for in helping lead the church toward maturity as followers of Jesus Christ.
Work in partnership with a visionary and relationally oriented Lead Pastor
What You Bring:
The following describes many of the characteristics of the ideal candidate for the Campus Pastor:
Education & Experience
Undergraduate degree, required
Five years of ministry experience
Seminary degree preferred
Pastoral or Elder experience
College ministry experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to focus on the big picture
Ability to develop a vision for ministry growth
Extends grace to others
Ability to collaborate
Ability to celebrate others
Abides in Christ
Agility toward changes and transitions
Ability to thrive in an atmosphere of collaboration, humility, and serving one another
Ability to be a self-starter
Personal Characteristics & Qualifications
Energized about the church and its vision
Seeks to use abilities to best serve the church
Loves to be around college students
Passionate about church planting
What it’s Like to Live in Minneapolis, MN :
Minneapolis is considered a city of youth, fun, and growth. With its strong job market, delicious and various food options, affordable cost of living, and fantastic nature, Minneapolis is a dream come true for people who are looking to bring excitement into their lives.
The Twin Cities offer an urban feel and are two of the busier cities in the state. In the summertime, Minnesotan calendars are packed with festivals, night markets, the Minnesota State Fair, and endless art and music evenings. There is even an excess of activities to do during the winter months. Instead of staying inside and bundling up, Minnesotans take advantage of snowy days with outdoor ice sculptures, skiing, snowmobiling, pond hockey, and ice fishing. There is also easy access to the renowned Mall of America, which is only a 15-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis.
The Twin Cities metro area offers richly diverse culture and weather! The surrounding suburbs offer a wide variety of housing, education choices, and dozens of parks, lakes, and cultural arts. There is always something fun to do in Minneapolis, especially for families.
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