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- Youth / Student Ministry
- is Non-denominational
- has an average worship attendance of 200
Job at Journey Christian Church
Pastor of Student Ministries.
Position: Pastor of Student Ministries Status: Full Time
Role: The Pastor of Student Ministry will be a man who assists in carrying out the mission of the church to make more and better disciples by the Gospel for the glory of God. Specifically, they work to carry out that mission in the way they lead the student ministry and in any other ways that they become involved in the ministry of the church.
is in complete agreement with and is excited about the beliefs, mission statement, and core values of Journey Christian Church (see journeyontheweb.org) (note the we are Reformed and Complementarian)
believes that the greatest need of every student is to be saved by Jesus Christ and that the greatest goal of the youth ministry is to make more and better disciples among the students.
has a passion for teaching scripture in a way that is Biblically correct, clear and compelling.
has a love for youth and a passion for youth to come to know Christ and grow in their relationship with Christ
Values integrating the student ministry in the overall ministry of the local church.
is gifted in forming, casting and executing vision for the youth ministry.
is committed to developing and working with and through volunteer leaders
is committed to working with parents as part of the ministry of students
is humble, teachable, and always seeking to learn to serve Christ better
has a bachelor’s or master’s degree in bible, theology, or ministry (or equivalent experience/education)
has experience serving as a leader overseeing a ministry in a local church.
meets the qualifications of 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9
recruit, train, and oversee volunteer leaders (including monthly meeting with High School and Middle School Leaders)
teaching (including Sunday school and Bible Study) and/or raising up designated teachers
discipling/counseling- meeting with students individually or in small groups and/or raising up leaders to participate in this when appropriate.
administration- planning, scheduling, and communication and/or raising up leaders to delegate some responsibilities to.
missions- Summer servants (high school summer missions trip), JAM (middle school weekend missions trip) and Flower City Work Camp (spring break inner city outreach)
socials- events for youth for building relationships within the group and reaching out to friends and/or raising up leaders to delegate some of these responsibilities to.
Serve in worship services as directed by the lead pastor according to their gifting.
directly reports to the Lead Pastor
under the authority, direction and evaluation of the elders
To apply, please submit your resume as a pdf or Microsoft word doc file to: https://www.dropbox.com/request/9uHRq9MVY8eTe69CDs5D
After submitting the resume we will be in touch concerning how we will proceed. Thank you.
Journey is a church that has been around for just over 60 years. As a faith family we uphold the Bible as God's inspired, inerrant and sufficient Word. Our greatest aspiration is to glorify God to the World through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We seek to be a church that affectionately follows Jesus and carries out his mission, revealed in Matthew 28:18-20. This is our mission for the glory of God, the good of others and the fullness of our joy as those who follow in our Savior's example and call.
We are at a very important point in our history at Journey, as we seek to clarify and more fervently pursue our mission as a faith family. We believe that one of the vital ways we must pursue this is by working to raise up the next generation of our youth to radically follow Jesus as a member of the body of Christ, His church. Hence, we are prayerfully looking for a Youth Pastor to take on this call and assist us as a church to take on this good work.