North Olmsted Evangelical Friends Church

Pastor/Director of Youth Discipleship Ministries

North Olmsted Evangelical Friends Church
North Olmsted, Ohio, United States


Date Posted: 08/02/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Friends
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

                                         Job Description for Pastor of Youth Discipleship Ministries of North Olmsted Evangelical Friends Church


''It was He who gave . . . some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up. "
 (Ephesians 4:11-12)

Principle Function: The Pastor of Youth Discipleship Ministries will seek to live out the mission of NOEFC: Loving others to life in Jesus Christ by embracing the church’s core values. This person will oversee a well-balanced program for youth (6th – 12th grades) that will seek to win the lost to Christ and help those who are Christians to fuller maturity by teaching them principles of God’s Word and training them to serve under Christ’s leadership. 

 

Qualifications: The Pastor of Youth Ministries will:

  1. Know Jesus Christ as personal Savior and have a living, dynamic, relational faith that others can easily attest to.
  2. Demonstrate a faithful pursuit of leadership characteristics as listed in I Timothy 3.
  3. Have a thorough knowledge of the Bible and at minimum be pursuing a degree in some form of Christian ministry.
  4. Have a sense of calling to ministry, and specifically to the ministry of NOEFC with a willingness to shepherd, counsel, lead, organize and equip the people of the congregation.
  5. Subscribe to the tenets and doctrinal statement of the Evangelical Friends Church Faith and Practice with he or she and spouse desiring to join the church as soon as possible.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  The Pastor of Youth Ministries will:

  1. Lead and maintain a youth ministry of the highest caliber where young people are challenged to “grow up” in their faith.  Through worship, Sunday School classes, weekly youth meetings, small groups, social activities, and one-on-one mentoring our young people will see godliness lived out and be given the opportunity to serve the church and wider community.  This will be done through a team approach where the Pastor will organize and equip NOEFC’s membership to influence young people in their growth in Christ. 
  2. Oversee and delineate a junior and senior high program.
  3. Be acquainted with the personal lives of young people and lead a team of volunteers with a similar heart.  For example, visit homes, attend school events, and be aware of current youth development and culture. 
  4. Foster open and clear communication with parents/guardians.
  5. Foster an environment where the youth ministry is involved and part of the larger church.
  6. Oversee and develop regular mission trips including fundraising.
  7. Work with the entire NOEFC staff and Board of Elders attending necessary meetings and coordinating the church calendar.
  8. Preach and do pastoral visitation as requested by the Senior Pastor.
  9. Other duties may be assigned as needed by the Senior Pastor. 

 

Accountability:  The Pastor of Youth Ministries will be directly responsible to the Senior Pastor who will be the immediate supervisor.  He/she will meet together on a weekly basis.  The purpose of such meetings is for evaluation, sharing of ideas, spiritual renewal, and mutual encouragement and support. 

 

 

 

 

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