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Erie Christian Fellowship Church

Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted:
11/29/2010
Categories:
Young Adult Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denomination:
Non-Denominational
Church Size:
251 to 350
Job Type:
Full-Time
Erie Christian Fellowship Church
Job Description:
Title of Position: Student Ministries Pastor

Purpose of Position:
To carry out ECF Church’s vision of spiritual formation for Student Ministries - Junior & Senior Highs (6th through 12th Graders) AND Young Adults (19 through 29 years old) by creating a thriving environment where students become Christ’s disciples and ready for life after high school.

Reports To: Family Pastor

Responsible for: Youth Assistants, Young Adults Ministry Director and ALL Adult Leaders;
o Complete directional oversight of Student Ministries
o Complete oversight of all matters in regard to YOUTH Corporate Service(s)

Time Required by Position: 40+hrs per week

Gross Salary: Based upon ECF Church Salary Structure and Commensurate with Experience

Accompanying Benefits: Medical Coverage (except dental), paid holidays and vacation

About Erie Community: Please click on this link to learn about Erie Community: http://bit.ly/eQvzSH

Continuing Responsibilities and Duties:

• To reproduce the heart of the Lead Pastor within ECF Student Ministries;
• To set the vision and direction of Student Ministries (“Decision” Youth and “29below” Young Adults) in co-operation
with the Lead Pastor and the Administrative Pastor;
• To teach and demonstrate the work and ministry of the Holy Spirit within ECF Student Ministries;
• To consistently teach the foundational principles of faith;
• To plan and prepare a relevant, Biblically sound message each week;
• To develop leadership within “Decision” Youth Ministry;
• To recruit, develop, mentor, and equip Youth Assistants and adult/young adult leaders to carry out the work of the ministry;
• To train, and develop youth leaders as youth mentors, small group leaders, and ministry team leaders;
• To provide leadership oversight (growth and development) of the ministry of helps teams;
• To provide pastoral care for all students, youth assistants, and adult leaders;
• To equip, encourage, and partner with parents as they raise their teens;
• To create an environment for students to connect with one another through small groups and fun activities on and off ECF Church campus;
• To create an environment for students to connect with other students in their everyday life and give them an opportunity to invite their friends;
• To work closely with Children & Young Adults Ministry Directors in order to create smooth transitions for students entering and leaving Youth Ministry, as well as to promote a family atmosphere;
• To research, develop, coordinate, and promote all aspects of Youth Ministry;
• To connect and work with other youth ministry directors/pastors and youth organizations in the area to be most effective in reaching the community as The Church;
• To plan, coordinate, and promote annual special events (i.e. Summer Getaway, Winter Weekend, Missions Trips);
• To stay current on youth culture and trends;
• To provide the Administrative Pastor, on a regular basis, with written reports accurately reflecting the status of Student Ministries (including all key ministry areas and personnel issues);
• To develop “29below” Young Adults Ministry of Erie Christian Fellowship Church;
• To monitor the “pulse” of 29below and using research, planning and strategies for growth; develop a vibrant group of young people excited about serving God and serving His Church;
• To research, plan, organize and complete consistent social and outside activities for 29below;
• To develop ways to integrate 29below participants into the adult congregation of Erie Christian Fellowship;
• To attend scheduled monthly staff meetings;
• To uphold confidential matters within ECF Church by dispersing information through proper channels;
• To demonstrate enthusiasm for the Youth Ministry offsite and onsite of ECF Church Campus;
• To demonstrate a loyalty to the corporate ECF Church team;
• To become a faithful tither to ECF Church.


Primary Strength, Gifts, and Skills Required:

o Must be a Spirit-filled believer in accordance with Acts 2:4;
o A heart for God, His people, and His Church;
o Passion for young students and young adults;
o Having work experience in the marketplace. Seminary OR Bible training is preferred but not required if the candidate demonstrates a strong commitment to Christian life and the Word of God;
o Cooperative Team Player/Relational, pastoral, tactful and discreet;
o Must be able to relate well to parents of teenagers;
o Ability to maintain a healthy balance between business and ministry;
o Ability to function as an integral part of the pastoral/administrative team;
o Action oriented & able to maintain composure under pressure;
o Self starter and spiritually mature;
o Proficient in MS Office Software (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point).


Role Preference: DESIGNER/DEVELOPER OR DEVELOPER

Please send resume, brief personal testimony, and a picture of yourself to resumes@ecfchurch.org
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About the Church

Erie Christian Fellowship Church

Erie Christian Fellowship is a full-gospel church with a passion to honor God, bless our community, support one another, and to reach out to our world with God’s Word. Our mission statement is to, "Experience God's Presence, Empower God's People and Evangelize God's Planet."

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