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Redeemer Lutheran Church

Director of Family and Youth Ministry

Redeemer Lutheran Church
Hinsdale, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 09/06/2011
Categories: Christian Education - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary/Job Description:

Successful applicant will direct and promote all educational and youth programs and provide spiritual development opportunities through fellowship, worship, mission and bible studies in the Lutheran theological tradition. We want someone to grow and stay long term to develop relationships with our youth and families. Job may be split into two part time positions with commensurate pay, but without benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Plan and implement, with member volunteers: Sunday programs for 3 year olds to 6th grade, Confirmation program for 7th and 8th graders, High School Youth program, Adult Education weekly Sunday sessions, small group bible study and Vacation Bible School one week summer session

Required Qualifications:

BA degree in these preferred areas: theology, youth ministries or Christian education
Warm heart, contagious vision, commitment to quality programming
Not necessary to be Lutheran, but must have an openness to Lutheran theology
Three to five years previous experience in youth or family ministry is desirable
Desire and ability to be a team player and to form relationships with youth of congregation