Student and Children's Ministry Pastor

Stillwater, Minnesota //

About CrossWinds Community Church

Crosswinds Community Church is a biblical faith community committed to making disciples and glorifying God in all we do. CrossWinds is a church that started 22 years ago and has thrived in the Stillwater, MN community. CrossWinds is a relational church and is seeking to increase our kingdom impact in our community. 


Job description

The Student and Children’s Pastor is a Full-Time employee who works under the supervision of the Lead Pastor. Primary responsibilities include leading children and student ministries and development of a gospel centered and cohesive ministry strategy empowering parents and ministry volunteers to disciple children and students. 

Student Ministry – 6th grade – 12th grade

  • Works directly with Students to provide weekly discipleship opportunities. 
  • Administrate and implement a summer ministry opportunity for students as well as other events as appropriate. 
  • Recruits, develops, and trains volunteer ministry leaders.
  • Oversees curriculum implementation.
  • In concert with the Pastor and Overseers, develop and implement budget for Student Ministry

Children’s Ministry- Birth – 5th grade

  • Oversees Sunday morning ministries including Nursery, Preschool, and Children’s Church. 
  • Recruits, schedules, and trains ministry volunteers. 
  • Oversees curriculum implementation.
  • Oversees the implementation of an annual Vacation Bible School. 
  • Administer other outreach opportunities as needed.
  • In concert with the Pastor and Overseers, develop and implement budget for Student Ministry

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Biblical/Theological Education or similar. Master’s Degree Preferred

Experience working with Student and Children’s Ministry.

Individual has evidence of a “call” on their life for full time vocational ministry.

Agree to and adhere to the Basic Beliefs as outlined in our church constitution.

Become a member of CrossWinds Community Church

40,000-50,000 plus health insurance and ten percent retirement contribution annually


1. Cover Letter and Resume

2. Three to Five References (Will be contacted at a later date and with notification to applicant prior)

3. Response to following three questions: (approx. 300 words per answer) 

    A.  Please write a summary of your salvation in Christ.

    B.  What about this position interests you and why it would be good fit for you. 

    C.  Provide a summary of ministry experience, especially the most recent ministry opportunities.

Please send all documents and electronic files to

If you have any questions or need any clarification, contact Pastor Darrell Morgan at