Pastor of Student Ministries – South Bend/Mishawaka Region

River Valley Church, a vibrant and growing congregation serving the South Bend – Mishawaka (IN) region, looks forward to adding a a new member to its ministry team: a Pastor of Student Ministries. In this full-time position, the PSM will provide leadership and direction for a dynamic and spiritually formative ministry to hundreds of teens in the congregation and in the community.

River Valley Church is a healthy, twenty-six year-old, multi-generational, non-denominational, elder-led congregation with a clearly defined mission of inviting and equipping people to know and live like Jesus. That mission has given shape to a multi-faceted ministry that includes the Storehouse Food Pantry, the River Valley Preschool, a growing small groups ministry, and more. Pastor Mark Moore has been serving the congregation as Lead Pastor for nearly two years. During his short tenure, worship attendance has doubled to nearly 1,000 each Sunday.

Mishawaka, the Princess City, lies nestled along the meandering path of the St. Joseph River. The city, founded in 1838, is now home for about 50,000 citizens and was recently recognized as ʺA Best Place to Raise Your Kidsʺ by Business Week Magazine. A total of 29 parks allow Mishawaka residents to golf, play ball, fish and exercise. The city is home to Bethel College and to three high schools: Marian, Mishawaka, and Penn, the latter of which is across the street from River Valley Church. It also a good neighbor to South Bend, a community of 100,000 and the home of the University of Notre Dame.

If interested in learning more about either one of these opportunities, contact ChapterNext here for more info or simply apply here. Should you not have personal interest, please feel free to share this announcement with your colleagues. Thanks in advance for any consideration you provide.


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