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Pastor to Students

Northwest Christian Church

Acworth, Georgia

Full-Time Ministry Position




Located in Acworth, GA, Northwest Christian Church is searching for our next full-time Pastor to Students. Our church is a growing and diverse body of believers with an average weekend attendance of around 400. Our current student ministry averages 40+ on a regular basis.

Our church is on a mission to make more and better disciples of Jesus across the street and around the world and we need a passionate disciple of Jesus to help us achieve this goal with students in 6th grade - College. Here at Northwest, we value substance over style,relationships over programs, and creativity over tradition. Our current Pastor to Students is leaving to join the US Navy after 5 and a half years on staff. We are sad to see him go but we’re very excited about the next person God is going to bring our way!

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Some of the key qualities we are looking for in our next Pastor to Students are:

  • A thriving and growing relationship with Jesus that shows up in a love for the Word, prayer and striving to live a life that honors Christ.
  • A deep love for the Church and for all people that motivates you to pray for more people come to Christ and be His disciples.
  • A verifiable track record of being able to take initiative and work independently without sitting around waiting for someone to tell you what to do.
  • A dedicated team player who knows how to work well with others and desires to make a long term (3+ years) commitment to the Northwest family.
  • Someone with a great sense of humor and a passion for really good coffee! (Okay…that coffee part is not really a thing but coffee is really important to a lot of us!)

Previous full-time experience leading a ministry of comparable size is desired but not required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Benefits include:

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Employer provided cell phone for employee and spouse (if applicable)
  • 3 weeks paid time off after 90 days
  • Monthly prayer days as part of work schedule
  • Accountable expense plan options
  • Access to a pontoon boat and a few free beach houses, if you ask nicely!

Please send resumes and a brief video introduction to

For the video, we’re not looking for high production value or lots of post production. Seriously! We just want a quick video, shot with your phone, telling us a little more about you, your family (if applicable), what you love most about student ministry and maybe a favorite movie or food

or something. Whatever you think would help us get a feel for who you are more than a digital resume would.


Commensurate with experience


Jay Rice
3737 Dallas Acworth Hwy; NW, Acworth, GA 30101