Director of Student Ministries

Peace Lutheran Church

Job requirements:

  • Full time opening available now
  • Requirements begin with a passion for God and a calling to students
  • Responsibilities include all programs and services provided for middle and high school students
  • Gifts needed include leadership, teaching, wisdom, mercy and fun
  • Experience needed: minimum 3 years of primary leadership in a student ministry program
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree; some training in Biblical studies and theology

Personal requirements:

  • Ability to walk with students as faith is formed and integrated into their lives
  • Ability to interpret and confront cultural norms with students based on Biblical truth
  • Ability to build a team to nurture and enable leaders
  • Ability to take the reins and build a ministry with a volunteer team
  • Ability to partner with parents with faith resources and cultural information helpful to them
  • Understand that the Director of Student Ministries is part and partner in PLC staff team

Personal life:

DSM should reflect and model a life desiring to follow Jesus

Vision and Values of Student Ministry at Peace: (See below: Reinvention-Student Ministries)

We follow Jesus

Vision and Values of Peace Lutheran Church:

We love God, our neighbors, and ourselves and so we live together under these core values:

Grace, not guilt

Service, without condition

Relationships over rules

Love, not fear

Something about Peace:

We are 175 year old congregation with an average age of 41 years

We believe that we are placed in Gahanna to share God's good news of grace and serve the needs within our community and beyond

We have a strong staff team that is teachable and listens for God's ongoing call

We are open to where God is leading and work to honor God with excellence in what we do

We take what we do very seriously, but not so much ourselves. Interpretation: we laugh a lot

If God is moving in you to take a longer look at this ministry position, please send your resume and pertinent information to We will confirm we received your information. Interviews begin immediately. Peace for the journey.