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First Presbyterian Church

DIrector of Youth Ministries and Contemporary Worship Music

First Presbyterian Church
Asheboro, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 01/12/2015
Categories: Music Ministry - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

First Presbyterian Church, Asheboro (FPC) is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries and Contemporary Worship Music.  This person will demonstrate a vibrant, vital, and growing relationship with God through Jesus Christ. Primary tasks include a commitment to the FPC mission of reaching youth with the gospel and growing them as disciples, as well as responsibility for contemporary worship leadership.  Duties include providing vision, administration, and leadership for all weekly, seasonal, and annual programs for middle and senior high youth; providing spiritual care in cooperation with the pastors for youth and their families; evaluating, enhancing and leading a praise team for contemporary worship.  The Director of Youth Ministries and Contemporary Worship Music will work closely with the pastors and other program staff to implement a ministry that serves the larger vision of FPC, a growing church of 600 members in central North Carolina. 


Primary Responsibilities

  • Overall leadership and implementation of youth programs to further the vision of FPC
  • Contemporary worship leadership (together with Pastoral staff) to further the vision of FPC
  • Build open relationships with FPC youth and their parents, cooperating with the Pastors in offering pastoral care and support
  • Provide for the administration (planning, scheduling, follow-up) and leadership, for weekly youth programs and seasonal and annual special events and trips
  • Recruit, equip, and support adult volunteers to assist in youth ministry and other areas of ministry
  • Recruit, rehearse, and lead a praise team for contemporary worship



Desired Qualifications

  • A passion for Jesus Christ and a desire to see youth and the congregation know Christ as Savior and grow in faith
  • A passion for youth and music ministry, and an understanding of contemporary youth culture
  • Wholehearted support and agreement with our church’s vision and the essentials of the Reformed/Presbyterian stream of the Christian faith
  • A Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year accredited college or university, or equivalent
  • Formal training in youth ministry or at least three years youth ministry experience
  • Strong vocal skills are required, and ability to play guitar or keyboard a plus
  • Demonstrated ability as a contemporary worship leader

Good planning, administrative, relational, and communication skills