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Washington Crossing UMC

Youth Pastor

Washington Crossing UMC
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 06/10/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

To provide effective leadership and oversight for all ministries for youth and college students.  To ensure that the vision of Crossing is understood and lived out through the Youth Program. The Crossing’s vision is to ignite hearts, change lives and impact the world. 



  • Responsible for all facets of youth program, including message development, multimedia strategies, volunteer supervision, follow-up, and special event execution.
  • Lead and oversee the youth small group discipleship program.  Elements include: recruiting, motivating and training qualified leaders to disciple students in a small group setting.
  • Personal development in the areas of: leadership and management skills, studying current youth trends, communication, and organizational skills.
  • To raise up student leaders and to provide them with opportunities for service. 
  • Recruit, train and mentor adult leaders for the work of the ministry.
  • Contact students on a regular basis through visitation, phone calls, letters and emails.
  • Plan and execute special events ( e.g.- retreats, mission trips, special guest nights and concerts) Create and maintain a parent ministry to include Sunday school, training events, and personal consulting.
  • Active participation in the staff prayer and staff meetings.General pastoral staff duties as assigned


Calling and motivation:                     Passion for God and youth


Education:                                           Preferred BA in youth ministry, but not required


Experience:                                         2-5 years in a church at least ½ the size of WCUMC


Theology:                                            Pentecostal/Charismatic Theology


Special skills:                                      Highly relational

                                                               Motivated to raise up leaders

                                                               Ability to communicate to teenagers and college age