Church Name: CrossPointe Christian Church
Location: Valparaiso, IN
CrossPointe Christian church is seeking an experienced full-time person to lead and grow our middle school, high school and college age ministries. The position will include:
o developing programs of spiritual formation among youth and young adults;
o creating opportunities for youth worship and education,
o scheduling youth activities within the church and at regional and national camps and conferences;
o recruiting and training youth workers;
o encouraging youth to reach out for Christ in the community by setting an example of service;
o providing tools and encouragement to continue in faith beyond the high school and college experience and become strong adult Christians;
o helping students to make life decisions regarding vocational choices and prepare youth for the college campus life (both Christian and secular) or vocational training;
o providing pastoral care to youth and their families;
o and other servant leadership responsibilities as the program develops.
CrossPointe is a growing church with recent average Sunday attendance of 500+ in three Sunday services. Since moving onto the new worship facility on 17 acres five years ago, the church has already added a Children’s Wing and is currently in plans to begin the next phase of construction. The CPCC campus is located right off the exit ramp at the intersection of two heavily-traveled highways. The congregation serves a wide area of Northwest Indiana and is located strategically between the cities of Valparaiso, Chesterton and Portage. The campus is located an hour east of Chicago and an hour west of South Bend via the Indiana Toll Road and just eight miles from the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Indiana Dunes National Park and Indiana Dunes State Park offer opportunities for hiking, camping, boating or enjoying fresh water beaches and stunning vistas. Both Chesterton and Valparaiso are ranked among the top ten towns in the state of Indiana, with restaurants, entertainment and shopping available nearby.
Qualified candidates will have at least a bachelor’s degree in Christian ministry or related area and several years of experience (5+ preferred) working in full-time church ministry and should have experience with recruiting and training youth leaders.