Life Church of Fort Collins

Youth Pastor / Children's Pastor

Life Church of Fort Collins
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States


Date Posted: 10/24/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor - Combo Positions - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description

 

Responsibilities:

1. Prayer

  • Pray for student & children’s ministry daily.  Pray with fellow staff weekly.

 

2. Student Ministry Programming

  • Oversee all programming and ministry for youth ages 6th – 12th grade, including Sunday PM HSM, Wednesday PM MSM, summer programming, special events, etc…

  • Choose and prepare scope & sequence of curriculum and events for both middle school & high school ministries.

  • Providing care for students and families within the church including hospital visits and follow-up.

  • Maintain a strategy for reaching and connecting new students and families.

  • Creating an environment where everyone involved understands how student ministry helps fulfill the great commission.

 

3. Children’s Ministry Programming

  • Oversee all programming and ministry for children ages birth – 5th grade, including Sunday mornings, summer programming, special events, etc…

  • Choose and prepare curriculum for each program and each age level.

  • Providing care for children and families within the church including hospital visits and follow-up.

  • Maintain a strategy for reaching and connecting new children and families.

  • Creating an environment where everyone involved understands how Children’s ministry helps fulfill the great commission.

 

4. Recruiting

  • Recruit, train, equip and lead teams of volunteers to do the work of the student ministry.

  • Recruit, train, equip and lead children’s ministry team members, teachers, helpers, etc..

 

5. Special Events

  • Plan and oversee special events such as Fall Retreat, summer youth conference, annual mission trip, etc.

  • Plan and oversee special events such as VBS, Kid’s Christmas Program, etc…

  • Coordinate childcare for Body-wide events

 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited Bible college or university, alongside 3-5 years of related experience. The successful candidate will have had experience working as an effective leader of youth & children’s ministry teams, with the responsibility of providing vision for volunteers, and the ability to develop and monitor a vibrant, creative, and attractive children’s and youth ministries that are equally focused on family-based discipleship. Most importantly, the candidate will have a thriving relationship with Jesus Christ and align with the vision, values, and beliefs of Life Church.

 

 

 

Compensated Time:  45 Hours/week (full-time salaried)

 

 

 

Reports to:  Executive Pastor

 

 

 

General Description:

The Youth & Children’s Pastor is responsible to provide leadership, development, and oversight for the student ministry and children’s ministry volunteer team, youth/children’s programming, and pastoral care for the children and students of Life Church. Currently, the children’s ministry has an average attendance of 50 kids (birth - 5th grade) between two Sunday morning services. The student ministry has an average attendance of 40 students (6th - 12th grade) between weekly Sunday evening High School Ministry and Wednesday evening Middle School Ministry programming, and Life Church has an average attendance of 250 people during weekend worship services.

 

 

About Life Church of Fort Collins:

Life Church is a non-denominational, evangelical Christian church located in Fort Collins, CO. For more information about our statement of faith and what we believe, please visit our website:  www.lifechurchfc.org.

 

To apply:  Please email resume & cover letter to pastorm@lifechurchfc.org
 
 
No phone calls please.
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