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Thrive Christian Church

Youth Pastor

Thrive Christian Church
Westfield , Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 03/06/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


At Thrive we are on a mission to follow Jesus, connect people to each other and serve our world.


Thrive Christian Church in Westfield, Indiana is seeking a full-time Youth Pastor. This is an exciting time in the life of TCC as we await the completion of our new church building in a rapidly growing area! We are excited about the lives that will be changed because of the good news of Jesus. If you have a heart for teenagers and a passion for Jesus this could be the ministry for you.


Position Summary: The Youth Pastor reports directly to the Senior Pastor and will be directly responsible for:


  • Overseeing the youth ministry of Thrive Christian Church and directing the implementation of its mission and vision.

  • Leading, recruiting and organizing youth ministry volunteers.

  • Spiritually preparing youth of Thrive Christian Church for the challenges ahead in young adulthood and nurturing the understanding of Christian Identity.

  • Creating environments for Youth to come together for spiritual formation. This would include Sunday mornings, mid-week, camps, retreats and special events.

  • Communicate clearly with parents of youth about what is happening with youth ministry and offer support.




  • Youth ministry experience (preferred).

  • Ministry degree (preferred).

  • Understanding of scripture and TCC beliefs.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to balance youth ministry budget.

  • Vision for a sustainable & healthy youth ministry.


Work Environment and Physical Demands:


  • The staff of Thrive Christian Church places a significant value on teamwork. The Youth Pastor will be required to participate with key church events.  

  • Each year there will be various nights with minimal sleep, particularly at retreats and trips with youth.

  • Youth Pastor will be responsible for setup and tear down of chairs, tables and other equipment used for events.


Please email resumé & cover letter to YM Search Team at