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Young Adult and Worship Pastor
New Heights Baptist Church
Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 10/30/2011
Categories: Worship Pastor - Young Adult Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Part-Time
Position Title: Powerhouse Pastor
What is the “Powerhouse”? The Powerhouse would be a community that would lead New Heights Baptist Church to connect with young adults by sharing Christ’s love through serving Pueblo. This is a search and rescue effort.
Church Profile: New Heights Baptist Church is located in Pueblo, Colorado in clear view of the Rocky Mountains and stunning high-elevation skies. Our church seeks to deepen community as we love God and love others. During the twelve years that Dave Grossmann has been pastor we have seen some strides in that direction. We would like to see the Powerhouse accelerate those strides. The church family is friendly and caring, with several active small groups and Bible studies. The pastor (Dave Grossmann) is committed to mentor the powerhouse pastor yet give plenty of space for elbow room.
Primary Function: Energize young adults into giving themselves away to find themselves. (Luke 9:24-25)
Secondary Function: Lead the church praise team.
Responsibilities (20 hours/week):
Coordinate the Powerhouse by connecting with young adults, planning together about how to share God's love through serving, and then go serve!
Keep the pastor and church in the loop about how we can be a team together.
Assist New Heights to receive new folks as they come. Such assistance could include (depending on spiritual gifts and interests): Discipleship, preaching opportunities, prayer, worship leadership in music, & service projects.
Community involvement by working in the labor force part-time to make every-day type of contacts and also to make money to help pay your personal bills. (Can be modified according to personal finances.)
Plan with the senior pastor and lead creative Sunday morning worship services.
Empower the worship team(s).
A follower of Christ who lives with integrity
A team player with the church and a team builder
Possesses gifts of leadership and administration
Able to connect with young adults and families
Talented musically with strengths in singing and at least one accompanying instrument (guitar preferred, could be keyboard)
This ministry may be great for you if:
You are looking for hands-on experience for a couple of years (or perhaps longer)
You love to build community (a touch of heaven)
You are a recent graduate looking to get into ministry
You excel in leading others to worship God through music
This ministry may not be so great for you if:
You are a seasoned ministry veteran looking for a change of scenery
You have heavy debts (it’s part-time after all)
You are tired in your current ministry and the idea of leading is unappealing to you
You expect a stable church to change too fast
Support: The 4-bedroom/2 bath church parsonage (about 1,800 ft2) which is partially furnished (with a view of the mountains) is ideal for a married couple or even a group of single men. The parsonage would be known as the Powerhouse where the powerhouse pastor (and family) live and serve.
$200/month for utilities at the parsonage
A two-year commitment is expected and can be extended if mutually agreed upon.