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Ansonia First Church of God

Youth & Christian Education Pastor

Ansonia First Church of God
Ansonia, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 11/20/2012
Categories: Associate Pastor
Denominations: Church of God -- Anderson
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Youth & Christian Education Pastor

Job Description

Updated: 11/20/12


Purpose:       To nurture and support children, youth and families in their faith development by initiating and maintaining programs and activities that encourage a real, active, and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.


Qualifications:  Ministry-based Bachelor’s degree or corresponding experience


Reports to:       Lead Pastor 


Employee Status:  Full time, salaried.


General Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, manage, and retain volunteer staff to help lead youth and children’s ministries
  • Work with Lead Pastor, Elders, and Christian Education Board to develop a strategic, purposeful plan to teach children and youth the Word of God
  • Manage the budgets for Youth and Christian Education


Children’s Ministry

  • Work with Christian Education Board to select, adapt, or prepare curriculum for Sunday School, Children’s Church, Wednesday night programs, and Vacation Bible School
  • Help develop and oversee all procedures for Nursery and Children’s Ministries
  • Work with Christian Education Board to develop and maintain job descriptions and qualifications for volunteers, including background checks


  • Be active in outreach to youth in the community
  • Be involved in the lives of youth through cooperation with schools and other means
  • Involve parents and other adults in the ministry to youth
  • Prepare or oversee meaningful and relevant Bible study plans for Wednesday night youth group
  • Plan and organize youth activities and trips



  • A personal, growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • A call to ministry
  • A passion for working with youth and children
  • Ability to organize and lead programs for students of all ages
  • Ability to communicate and relate well with adults and congregational leadership
  • A desire to work in a team environment with Pastoral staff and leadership boards
  • A commitment to and agreement with the statements and beliefs of the Church of God based in Anderson, Indiana.