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Christ Church

Youth Pastor for Mulit-Site Church

Christ Church
Hickory, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 09/18/2014
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Youth Pastor for Muli-Site Church

  Job Description



Christ Church is a large multi-site church located in the Foothills of NC.  Our mission is “ to reach millions of unchurched persons by developing thousands of fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. “ We are looking to attract two types of people: the unchurched, and those that care about reaching the unchurched.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership to a multi-site youth ministry providing programs for grades 6 to 12.
  • Develop systems to recruit, develop, train and equip youth ministry volunteer teams at each campus.
  • Invest 50% of your time pouring into adult leadership that will in turn pour into the lives of students.
  • Be active in student’s lives by attending school lunches, hospital visits , etc.
  • Provide leadership to the weekly youth ministry programs.
  • Plan strategic outreach events to reach students beyond the walls of the church.
  • Encourage students to be involved in serving / missions by providing opportunities to serve in the community or mission trips.
  • Plan quarterly events where all campuses come together for a large group service or event.
  • Oversee and maintain a youth ministry budget.
  • Preach 3 or 4 times a year in Main Worship on Sunday mornings.

Characteristics of Leaders:

  • Fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ
  • Self – Starter that will carry out ministry while making sure it aligns with the mission and vision of Christ Church
  • Gifted and Passionate communicator
  • Outgoing personality that will attract people to the ministry
  • Organization
  • Strong Leadership

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Student / Youth ministry.
  • M. Div and  college degree preferred but must demonstrate higher learning beyond High School and  Leadership Training
  • Must have appreciation and alignment with “ Wesleyan Evangelical Faith”
  • Must have experience in large settings of youth ministry with 100 plus students


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