Director/Pastor of Student Ministry


Established in 2010, State Street Community Church is a just and generous expression of the Christian faith in downtown LaPorte, IN. We are an ecumenically-inclusive community of 250-300 people on a Sunday morning. State Street Community Church is the visionary founder and manager of the Pax Center, State Street Preschool, Jackson Street Community Garden, and the Brighton Street Green Space. 


State Street Community Church in LaPorte, IN, is searching for a part-time Director or Pastor of Student Ministry. The Director or Pastor of Student Ministry will be responsible for developing and maintaining a vision for students’ spiritual formation and becoming a connection for their families. They will align the student ministries with State Street Community Church’s overall mission of Christian love and justice. 


The Director or Pastor of Student Ministry is responsible for creating and managing a plan for the spiritual formation of all intermediate, middle, and high school students at State Street Community Church. 

  • Help students with faith formation, including helping students connect their faith to the world we live. 
  • Give oversight and shepherd student ministry volunteers. 
  • Coordinate and support the planning of Sunday morning student programming.
  • Be a support to families that may need advice and direction with their child. 
  • Help students and parents connect deeper to the mission of State Street Community Church.
  • Help students connect to Christ and each other in ways outside of the Sunday morning experience.


  • A person who is striving to live a just and generous Christian faith.
  • Experience working in or volunteering with student ministry.
  • Can identify closely with the mission, vision, values, and ministry philosophy of State Street Community Church.
  • The proven ability to identify, equip and lead a team of volunteers.
  • Ability to collaborate, cooperate and function well in a team environment.
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal.

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Organization name:
State Street Community Church



209 State Street, LaPorte, Indiana 46350


Date Posted:
April 1, 2021

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