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Chelsea Free Methodist

Associate Pastor of Youth Ministry

Chelsea Free Methodist
Chelsea, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 08/28/2009
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Free Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Youth Pastor Needed: Chelsea Free Methodist Church is a growing (450-550) contemporary church who is looking for a relevant, passionate, motivated person who loves the Lord and is able to reach, lead, equip and train youth (6th-12th grades) and youth staff. The position is full-time including very competitive pay and benefits. Position start negotiable beginning August 2009.

Position Title: Associate Pastor of Youth

Education: Bachelors in Ministry, Masters Preferred

Responsible to: Lead Pastor

• A passion for seeing youth seek after Christ.
• A mix of spiritual giftedness in the following but not limited to: leading, teaching, administrating and evangelism.
• Ability to lead, train and equip a large staff of volunteers.
• Ordained Elder in the Free Methodist Church or willing to begin a course to complete ordination.
• Experience preferred

Position Goals:
• The Youth Pastor is one of the spiritual leaders of the church, doing the work of ministry, that being the redemptive, healing work of Christ through His church. He/she is to be skilled in the profession of pastor, grounded on solid theological foundation, with a willingness to be associated with the Free Methodist Church, and dedicated to ministering to the needs of the church.

• Develop creative weekly youth programs being intentional about reaching un-churched youth
• Engage and oversee life changing small groups
• Grow youth in the likeness of Christ through His Word
• Equip youth to live a life of ministry in the church and outside the church including out of country missions trips
• Recruit, train and equip large volunteer staff

Other responsibilities
• Assist Lead Pastor in other ways as needed (pastoral care, counseling, preaching, teaching, etc.).
• Be willing to serve as Jesus served.
• Promote unity/team with Lead Pastor and other staff.
• Keep Lead Pastor informed on a weekly basis of activities in above areas.