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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: 04/10/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


 We are seeking YOU: a dynamic, fun-loving, team player passionate about teens and leading teen ministry who also wants to bring your other gifts and talents to Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, located in Granite Bay, CA. WE are a generous mid-sized, ELCA Lutheran multi-generational family dedicated to growing disciples by sharing God’s love. Although our teen ministry only demands 30 hours at this time we are looking for someone with other talents so that we can expand this position to full time. So, how can you fill this full-time position with other skills as well? Do you lead great worship, create awesome graphics, or organize communications well? Maybe you have other job-related skills to suggest that we hire you for? If you’re looking for a calling to teen ministry with a great ministry team that commits to you and your family than we hope you’ll apply. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

 2 years experience in a leading teen ministry (7th – 12th grades) 

 Experience leading confirmation 

 Background in teen ministry to include planning retreats, mentoring teens in a strong Christian lifestyle, and implementing weekly teen group. 

 Knowledge of Lutheran theology and Christian education required 


We offer competitive wages, comprehensive health benefits, and generous retirement benefits for you and your family. 

We would love to know more about you. To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to with "Teen Ministry" in the subject line. 



 Duties as Assigned: 

 Develop relationships with all teens beyond church programs. 

 Mentor teens in a strong Christian lifestyle. 

 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. 

 Additional tasks as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications

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 

Position Description Director of Teen Ministry 10.25.16 



 Demonstrated Christian faith and calling to teen ministry 

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