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Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

Director of Teen Ministry

Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
Granite Bay, California, United States

Date Posted: 09/30/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, a vibrant mid-sized ELCA congregation dedicated to

growing disciples by sharing God’s love, seeks a full-time Director of Teen Ministry to support

the vision and mission of teen ministry including 7th – 12th grade. The Director of Teen Ministry

will work closely with the Family Life Pastor and focus on discipling teens, building

relationships, and leading programs while encouraging teens to become a part of the larger

church through modeling the use of their gifts throughout the church. The Director of Teen

Ministry must be well formed in the theology and spirituality of the Christian faith, and be

passionate about sharing his/her faith with others. The Director of Teen Ministry must have a

character that is courteous, efficient, and prudent in all situations. The Director of Teen Ministry

must be a natural leader, with an authentic love for teens. For more information about our

congregation, please visit

Duties to include:

• Develop relationships with all teens beyond church programs.

• Mentor teens in a strong Christian lifestyle.

• Serve with Family Life Pastor in all teen ministry.

• Attend weekly staff meetings and teen ministry meetings.

• Contribute to the ministry of the whole church as assigned.

• Plan, lead, and implement weekly teen group.

• Perform administrative duties in support of teen ministry.

• Plan and lead teen ministry retreats.

• Participate in worship and congregational events.

• Plan and lead Sunday morning teen gatherings.

• Lead confirmation and Jr High ministry programs.

• Participate in Teen Ministry Team.

Knowledge of:

• Lutheran theology

• Christian education

Skill to:

• Lead teen programs

• Preach and teach effectively

• Lead small group discussions

• Recruit and lead teams

• Effectively communicate programs and gospel clearly to all ages

• Administer program budget

• Intermediate MS Office skills

• Maintain accurate records, contact information, and schedules

• Maintain confidential relationships


• Demonstrated Christian faith and calling to teen ministry

• 3 years’ experience in leading or assisting teen, youth, or family ministry

• College degree with courses in Christian education/theology


This is a fulltime position with benefits, including medical, dental, and employer retirement

contribution. Salary to commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for two references

to with "Teen Ministry" in the subject line.