Bethany Church

Youth Pastor/ Worship Director

Bethany Church
Canby, Oregon, United States

Date Posted: 07/24/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are searching for a youth pastor/ worship director to minister to the youth and congregation at Bethany Church and to work alongside our senior pastor to advance the gospel in our community. This two-fold position has the potential to develop into two separate full-time positions in the near future as God continues to grow our congregation.



Responsibilities:The Student Ministries Director, who reports to the Board of Elders and will be supervised directly by the Lead Pastor, will be a spiritual and organizational leader who develops and shepherds a broad range of youth ministries. As the Worship Director at Bethany Church, he will work alongside the lead pastor to plan worship services and other special services and programs. Our next pastor will provide spiritual, artistic and administrative leadership to those who serve in the worship ministries and work cooperatively with the ministry staff to further the stated mission of Bethany Church: Helping People Follow Jesus. 




  • Minimum educational requirement: Bachelor’s degree
  • Seminary desired but not required
  • He fulfills the requirements for spiritual leadership outlined in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9
  • He is an organized leader who is committed to relational ministry.
  • He will blend biblical and experiential knowledge in his ministry as he serves the Lord and His people. 
  • He will be a creative self-starter, administratively capable, an effective communicator, a continual learner, and an equipper of others.
  • The ability to effectively lead corporate worship in a multi-generational church setting; experience with both traditional and contemporary music and instrumentation.

  • The ability to effectively develop and nurture teams who minister in the area of corporate worship.
  • Spiritual maturity to lead and train others in the area of worship.
  • Administrative skills to manage and oversee the teams in his care.
  • He will be in strong agreement with the doctrinal statement, philosophy and general direction of Bethany Church. 
  • He will have a commitment to submit to the Elders, who have the responsibility of providing leadership and oversight at Bethany Church.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mentor Student Ministries Assistants and volunteer adult staff
  • attend and participate in weekly ministerial staff meeting
  • occasional preaching in main service 
  • help plan and participate in all-church events
  • teach a mid-week youth study for junior high/ high school
  • attend on campus Christian club when possible
  • develop relationships with other local church youth ministries
  • plan events for youth including summer/winter camp
  • lead corporate worship on Sundays
  • manage and oversee worship teams
Compensation: $45,000/ yr
We are aware that this position is essentially two part-time positions combined. We prayerfully seek God's guidance as He brings us a pastor who can humbly lead us in worship and has a heart for our youth. We are looking for a man who cherishes the gospel and seeks to grow disciples through a Word-centered, Christ-centered ministry. 
To apply: email resume to Please include any links (if applicable) to sermons, music, etc. 
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