Cornerstone is seeking a full time Pastor of Youth and Children. We designate Youth as students in grades 6-12 and Children as students in grades k-5. Our youth and children currently participate in Sunday School, youth gatherings for the Junior High and High School, BlitzKids for 2nd-5th grades, and a strong VBS program in the summer. There is also participation in key events during the year sponsored by CIY including Superstart, Believe, and Move. ICTC (Illinois Christian Teen Convention) located in Springfield has also been a regular part of our schedule with our staff serving as part of the executive planning team.
We are looking for candidates who demonstrate a strong relationship with God, a passion for the Gospel, and a desire to see people enter into a life of discipleship. Our desire is to seek a candidate for the Pastor of Youth and Children who will lead in creating a culture of discipleship in the youth, children and the adult leadership of both. This will also involve participating with the Church leadership as we we work together to establish this culture throughout the entire Church body.
Currently, Cornerstone has on staff a Senior Pastor, who has been with the Church for 13 years, an Administrative Assistant, and are looking to fill a part time Pastor of Worship. Our Associate Pastor of 8 years had been serving in both youth and worship. Cornerstone’s average attendance for 2013 has been 164 at two Sunday morning worship services.
Cornerstone is located in Auburn, a town of 4,500 people 15 miles south of Springfield. Springfield serves as a destination for many in our community for employment, shopping, entertainment, and cultural events. Auburn boasts a quality school system serving a total of 1,300 k-12 students. Some of our families have been instrumental in establishing an FCA program in our schools for the first time this year.
Any interested candidate should submit a resume including references along with a brief (1 page or less) theology of ministry to Pastor Mike Long. The preferred submission method is email, but submissions may also be mailed to the address below. If you are interested in a detailed job description, those are available by contacting Pastor Mike as well. Please send submissions to the following address:Cornerstone Community Church Attn: Mike Long 231 W. Van Buren Auburn, IL 62615