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Lighthouse Tabernacle

Youth Ministry Director

Lighthouse Tabernacle
Central Islip, New York, United States

Date Posted: 06/12/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Church of God -- Cleveland
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Lighthouse Tabernacle is dedicated to making a greater impact locally by investing heavily in the next generation and globally by supporting world missions activity. We are a multiethnic, multicultural and multigenerational church. We average 700-800 on Sundays and 1,000+ on holidays but believe there can be significant growth by restructuring our staff to create several new part-time positions. We are seeking people gifted in leadership, hard-working and with uncompromising integrity who can take us to a higher level of ministry effectiveness and influence for God’s kingdom. New York is a mission field, and God is calling us to reach many lives. Learn more about our church at


Youth Ministry Director (Part-Time) 12-15 hrs/week

We believe strongly in investing in the next generation and consider our youth program (target ages 13-18) to be essential to the life of the church. We desire for our teenagers to be discipled, take ownership of the youth ministry and become future leaders. We need a Youth Director to bring passion, vision and strong spiritual leadership.



Recruit and train youth leaders

Create and oversee environments that foster worship and discipleship for teens (current environments are our Friday youth night program and Wednesday night discipleship class)
Be the main teacher/preacher for the youth ministry

Plan and lead special events, outings and retreats

Connect with teens during/after our Sunday worship services



Experience in a large youth program

Experience as a spiritual leader

Experience teaching/preaching

Academic degree preferred, will consider a combination of experience and academics

Relevant education is a plus
Ministerial education and credentials are a plus


Expectations as a church leader:

Team collaboration: We meet regularly for prayer, discussion and evaluation

Spiritual well-being: Regular involvement in a small group or Bible study class

Leadership development: We often read books, watch videos and have dialog


Additional details:

This position receives a salary, paid time off and some schedule flexibility

Background check and references required

To apply send your résumé with cover letter to