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Grace Church

Fairview Heights, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
Youth Pastor
Church Size:
751 to 1000
Job Type:
Grace Church
Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to provide pastoral vision, organizational leadership for the youth (6-12 grades) ministry of the church and to grow the youth ministry spiritually, numerically and devotional.

The salary range is commensurate with experience.

• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree
• At least 3 years of full-time youth pastoral experience
• Heart to cast the vision of Grace Church to the next generation
• Heart for the next generation and the desire to develop the gifts to minister in volunteers
• Pastor’s heart – equipper, ability to draw and disciple youth
• Passion and ability to teach, uncompromised scriptural truth to students grades 6-12
• While leadership competencies are important in this search; equally important are issues of character, chemistry and commitment
• Work with volunteer teams to ensure that the youth ministry grows in scope and excellence in harmony with the church mission
• Strong organizational skills, leadership skill and understanding of maintaining relationships with staff, volunteers, students and their parents
• Coordination of events, mission projects and Home Teams (small groups)
• Ability and attitude to engage and work with pastoral and church staff on a daily basis

• Ability to inspire people; able to work with others
• Planning, coordination, operation, development and oversight of the volunteers
• If married, strong marriage according to Biblical standards

• The Right Character – growing, modeling and walking with God
• The Right Chemistry – embracing the same vision and values
• The Right Pastor’s Heart – caring for the spiritual growth and personal/family relationships of students
• The Right Communicator – development of strategies and communication to reach and disciple local students

• According to the Biblical beliefs/standard at Grace Church (This can be found on www.graceweb.tv)

Resumes and Letters of Interest can be sent to phillip.silsby@graceweb.tv. A final application will be sent upon receipt of your interest in this position. FInal resume submission date is November 21, 2008.

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Grace Church

The purpose statement of Grace Church is derived from the final words of Jesus to His followers. These words are known as the Great Commission. Grace Church exists to Connect People to God’s Grace, to reach people with the life-giving message of Jesus that they might become fully devoted followers of Christ. More...