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Pennington Park Church – Family Ministries Resident

13222 East 126th Street
United States

Position Type

Family Ministries Resident



Ministry Area

Youth/Student Ministry

Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description


The purpose of the Residency is to equip the resident in various ministries and serve the body of Pennington Park Church. This will be accomplished through intentional development personally, theologically, and ministerially through mentoring, hands-on ministry experience, and leadership responsibility. This Family Ministries Resident will primarily serve in student ministries while secondarily serving in children’s ministry. This individual is expected to work at least 40 hours per week and will report directly to the Associate Pastor of Student Ministries.


  • Bachelor’s degree required


  • Be able to follow through, organized, and reliable
  • Demonstrates willingness to learn and submit to authority, receive constructive feedback, and operate well on a team
  • Be able to generate trust and confidence of many types of individuals
  • Be a relationship builder and able to thrive on a team working with other staff members
  • Able to multi-task, good use of time management, and able to plan ahead
  • High level of discretion with sensitive information
  • Energized by working in a high expectation, fast paced ministry team environment
  • Desire to grow and develop personally, professionally, and spiritually
  • Be an active member or willing to become an active member of Pennington Park Church


  • Passionate about the vision and mission of Pennington Park Church.
    • Called to full-time ministry in the local church


  • Exhibits the fruit of the Spirit mentioned in Galatians 5:22-23
  • Committed to spiritual growth and being in community with other believers
  • Characterized by an authentic love for Jesus Christ, the Church and one’s neighbors
  • Exemplifies a stable, mature, growing Christian walk worthy to be followed
  • Demonstrates, through life and words, a lifestyle of prayer and study of the Word
  • Exhibits humility, a commitment to excellence, is trustworthy, and is a servant leader
  • Has a healthy balance between ministry and family life
  • Lives with integrity in the areas of personal purity, leadership, confidentiality, and finances

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 70% Student Ministry and 30% Children’s Ministry

  • Assist the Associate Pastor of Student Ministries
    1. Plan and organize events and regular programming in student ministries
    2. Assist the Associate Pastor of Student Ministry to execute weekly programming and events with organization, logistics, and overseeing the details
    3. Help recruit, train, and develop adult and student leaders
    4. Provide on-going and regular support to the leaders
    5. Work alongside the Associate Pastor of Student Ministries to equip and support parents
    6. On occasion and if desired, teach at the student ministry gather
    7. Be willing to lead a small group of students
    8. Engage in regular discipleship of students
    9. Participate in regular relationship building with students
  • Assist the Children’s Ministry Director
    1. Assist the children’s ministry with key events such as Backyard Bible Clubs
    2. As needed, serve in children’s ministry on Sunday mornings
    3. Become knowledgeable of the children’s ministry (curriculum Gospel Project, structure and programming of children’s ministry, recruiting and training process of volunteers and leaders, etc.
    4. Help organize supplies as needed
  • Participate in the Resident Development Plan
    1. Attend and participate in assigned meetings such as one on one meetings with the Associate Pastor of Student Ministries, children’s ministry team meetings, staff meetings, spiritual development meetings, etc.
    2. Read and engage with all assigned reading as part of the development plan
    3. Meet regularly with supervisor for mentoring, feedback, growth opportunities, etc.
    4. Receive two formal evaluations per year
    5. Willing to accomplish all tasks assigned that may or may not fit this specific job description


  • A minimum of 40-50 hours per week
  • Anticipate working some evenings and weekends
  • Full-time, salaried position with benefits