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St. John's Evangelical Protestant Church

Youth and Family Ministry

St. John's Evangelical Protestant Church
Cullman, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 01/21/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Need and Purpose

St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church of Cullman, AL is seeking a Youth Minister to use his/her skills to provide organizational and visionary leadership for junior and senior high students within the contexts of family life and the larger church’s ministry.


Position Description

·      Envision, implement, and oversee the youth ministry (activities, budgets, volunteers, etc.) at St. John’s, working with the staff, parents, and congregation to ensure fruitfulness.

·      Disciple the youth of the church and encourage parental involvement in their children’s spiritual formation.

·      Develop relationships with youth and families of the church, serving as mentor, role model, friend, and minister of the gospel.

·      Work within existing programming, including Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings, as well as innovatively exploring and creating other opportunities for youth discipleship, fellowship, service, and worship.

·      Work with our youth to assist them in reaching out to un-churched friends and classmates.

·      Report to the Senior Pastor (or equivalent) and provide updates for the church council. Work with personnel committee as requested.



·      Faith: A mature commitment to Christ demonstrated through life and testimony; a demonstrable passion for and calling to youth ministry; an understanding of the personality and call of St. John’s.

·      Skills: Organizational and oral and written communication skills needed, along with leadership (delegation, facilitation, and recruiting) and teaching abilities.

·      Personal: energetic, pro-active, creative, goal-oriented, patient, kind, encouraging, and positive, “knowing how and when to be a kid and when to be an adult.”

·      Interpersonal: engaging and able to initiate relationships with students.

·      Experience: Some experience with youth and/or church ministry preferred.

·      Education: Bachelor’s Degree desired. Formal ministry training preferred.