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Community Bible Church

Senior High Youth Pastor

Community Bible Church
Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 06/29/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Pastor of Senior High Ministries

Marietta, (Lancaster) PA


Denomination:            Nondenominational Bible Church

Worship Style:           Contemporary

Church Size:               751 to 1000

Job Status:                 Full time



Community Bible Church (CBC) is currently seeking a full-time Pastor of Senior High Ministries who seeks to launch teens into a lifetime of following Jesus Christ through caring, Christ-centered relationships and teaching.  We have a strong senior high ministry in place, known as Student Body, encompassing ninth through twelfth grade, utilizing a staff of approximately 25 volunteers.  Therefore, we desire a leader who not only has a heart for reaching teens for Christ, but who can continue to recruit, equip and develop current and future staff to disciple teens.   A proven track record of visionary oversight, and the building and equipping of teams is critical.  This person must be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ who demonstrates godly character, a servant’s heart and is a team player.  He must exhibit the ability to promote and administer creative programs that appeal to both churched and unchurched families. Teen ministries already established at CBC which would be overseen by this position include:


  • Sunday Morning teaching time (60+ teens)
  • Wednesday evening youth worship service (75+ teens)
  • Bi-monthly Sunday Night Life Groups through the school year (60+ teens)
  • Annual summer missions trips.
  • Annual Fall and Winter Retreats

About Community Bible Church:

Community Bible Church is a Bible believing, Bible teaching church. We stand uncompromisingly for the inspired Word of God exalting its central figure, our Lord Jesus Christ. We are all about Loving God, Loving Others, and Reaching Out, both globally and locally. We are committed to reaching the next generations for Christ.  We hope you will sense that we are a "come as you are" church with no pretense


Student Body is CBC's ministry for senior high (ninth through twelfth grade) students. It is our desire to come alongside parents and families to help teenagers develop into mature disciples of Jesus Christ. We intentionally design our ministries to engage young people where they are so they can know the relevancy of Christ to their life and soul. We challenge students to let Him be their daily focus so they can experience the exhilaration of walking in harmony with His will and purpose.

Student Body is a thriving (75+ student) ministry that seeks to incorporate all of the core values of CBC.  Sunday mornings are designed to teach core biblical values of our Christian faith. Sunday evening Life Groups meet biweekly in homes and include sharing a meal, in depth expository Bible study, and small group accountability. Wednesday night’s include worship, Bible study lessons that are relevant to their lives, and small group discipleship.


We would prefer the following:


Position Title: Pastor of Senior High Ministries

Reports to: Associate Pastor

Status: Full-time, evenings and weekends required

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Creation/Revision Date: June 2017



The primary purpose of this position is to develop and create an environment where the senior high students and the senior high staff of CBC are mentored, trained and taught to genuinely love God, love others, and reach out.


Senior High Ministries Purpose Statement:  The Senior High ministries at CBC exist to create healthy environments in which senior high teens can connect for the purpose of Loving God, Loving Others, and Reaching Out.



  • Faithfully prepare and coordinate biblically-based and culturally-relevant messages, programs and ministries for Senior High youth and their families.

  • Communicate effectively and regularly with parents

  • Initiate and oversee a strategy to assist in the spiritual formation in the lives of those under his leadership.

  • Recruit, qualify, equip, and develop staff to serve effectively in the Senior High ministries to include annual training.

  • Develop and maintain a presence in local High schools, and coordinate outreach efforts to unreached teenagers.

  • Actively engaged in Bible study, prayer, fasting and accountability.

  • Seek education and training in cultural, family, and youth issues.

  • Plan, develop, oversee fall and winter retreats and multiple summer trips.

  • Partner with the Family Life Department to equip, encourage & empower parents as the mentors of their children, and to provide continuity throughout the CBC ministries to families.

  • He shall model, communicate, implement and evaluate as it relates to the core values within his area of oversight.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Assist the Senior Pastor and the pastoral team in carrying out pastoral duties.  This includes, but is not limited to: weddings, funerals, and baptisms, and worship service responsibilities.  


To fulfill this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made. Candidate must pass PA clearance requirements.

Education and/or Experience

The candidate will exhibit a calling to full-time ministry. A Bachelor’s degree in Bible is preferred (or pursuing a degree). Preferably candidate would have two or more years experience working with youth in a church setting, preferable similar-size church/youth group as CBC.  Must be elder-qualified as per Titus 1:5-9; 1 Timothy 3:1-7; and 1Peter 5:1-5. Preferably candidate would be married.


Other Skills, Abilities, and/or Training

  • Must be a mature, growing disciple of Jesus Christ who demonstrates His character in his relationships with people and whose life and behavior gives evidence of the fruit of the Spirit as outlined in Gal. 5:22-26.

  • Should have the ability to teach and communicate clearly to youth and understand age appropriate material.

  • Must demonstrate a servant’s attitude, a spirit of cooperation, teachable, open to guidance and assistance from others, a team player.

  • Should be spiritually gifted in leadership, shepherding, and teaching with capable interpersonal skills.

  • Must have a commitment to valuing and promoting both youth and their families.

  • Must be in full agreement with CBC’s doctrinal & constitutional statements, work in cooperation with CBC’s present philosophy of ministry, and be committed to CBC’s core values of loving God, loving others, and reaching out.

  • Should be able to fulfill and satisfy any additional requirements as referenced in the CBC Employee Handbook.


  • required to remain seated in a normal position for long periods of time

  • required to stand for long periods of time

  • required to move about

  • required to climb stairs and/or ladders

  • required to maintain balance while walking, standing, crouching, or running

  • required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl

  • required to reach up and out with hands and arms

  • required to talk and hear; verbally express information or instructions

  • required to use hands to grasp objects, type, pick up objects, move objects, or hold objects

  • required to lift up to 25 pounds and carry a distance of 10 feet

  • required to push and/or pull up to 25 pounds a distance of 10 feet


To successfully perform this position, individuals must possess the following:

  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

  • Depth perception and the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships

  • Adjustable focus

  • Ability to distinguish colors


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.  


The individual is regularly exposed to indoor conditions and moderate noise level; the individual is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather and temperature extremes.





 TO APPLY:  email your resume to:



Church:          Community Bible Church

Contact:         Senior High Pastor Search Committee


Phone:            717. 426.1345

Address:         Community Bible Church

                   331 Anderson Ferry Road

                   PO Box 180

                   Marietta, PA  17547