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  • is Presbyterian (PCUSA)
  • has an average worship attendance of 400
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Director of Youth Spiritual Formation

Job Description

Whitworth Church – Inviting Community and University to Know Jesus

Position Description: Director of Youth Spiritual Formation

Setting
Located on the campus of Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, our mission statement shapes every aspect of our congregation: Inviting Community and University to Know Jesus. Our church is not easily categorized, and we embrace our paradoxes: Community and University, Passionate Faith and Theological Depth, New and Historic, Wide and Deep, Outreach and Discipleship.

Position Summary
This person will create environments that Invite students to Know Jesus. The Director of Youth Spiritual Formation is supervised by the Pastor, partners with the Spiritual Formation Team, and supervises the Middle School Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Coordinate and develop effective, intentional programming for students.
2. Coordinate retreats, camps, special events, and mission experiences.
3. Develop and train leaders (Middle School Director, Interns, volunteers, and students)
4. Champion a culture of Christian relationships/relational ministry to undergird every aspect of student ministry.
5. Consistently communicate with parents/families.
6. Embrace a collaborative Staff culture.
7. Participate in appropriate meetings, worship services, and congregational events.

Personal
Demonstrates a lifestyle that reflects an authentic, personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a passion for student ministry. Enthusiastic about context, mission, staff and programs of Whitworth Church.

Professional*
Must exhibit biblical and theological sophistication; Must have 5 years of experience in a multi-staff church environment, earned degree(s) in Bible/Theology, and a proven record of leadership with large youth ministries.

Other
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to sign church leadership statement and satisfactorily pass background checks required by Whitworth Church.

*All Whitworth Church staff are expected to be: competent, humble, creative and fun.

Whitworth Church

Located on the campus of Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, our mission statement shapes every aspect of our congregation: Inviting Community and University to Know Jesus. Our church is not easily categorized, and we embrace our paradoxes: Community and University, Passionate Faith and Theological Depth, New and Historic, Wide and Deep, Outreach and Discipleship.