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Church of the Open Door

Pastor of Youth Ministry

Church of the Open Door
Elyria, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 03/24/2012
Categories: Associate Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Are you our next Pastor of Youth Ministry?

We are seeking to add an experienced Pastor of Youth Ministry to our ministry team to engage with us in our mission of leading people in the adventure of becoming like Christ! He will have a minimum of five years large-church, multi-campus, youth ministry experience and will be a visionary, team-oriented leader who is passionate about creating exciting, fun and relevant opportunities for teens to belong and join this adventure too. This person will be a gifted communicator who speaks "teen" with love and grace, has a heart for building relationships with teens and their parents, and is a strong leader who attracts and brings teens into community for continual, systematic discipleship that is evidenced by their becoming more and more like Jesus. He will be committed to saturating our church body with a love for and commitment to the young people of our church at each campus location.

Our next Pastor of Youth Ministry will have an established track record of 1) effective recruiting, training, motivating, and developing teams of volunteers including support systems; 2) development and implementation of creative, exciting, relevant and professional youth ministry programs and environments; 3) translating the broader church mission into the language of today’s teenagers; 4) providing a safe and secure environment where teens are free to grow in loving God, loving people, and living surrendered; and 5) engaging and cooperating with a large church staff in the pursuit of excellence in the development and execution of an all-church mission.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

About us:
Open Door is a growing, creative, evangelical church of 1500+ that is well established and known throughout our region. Our Sunday services include multiple venues at multi-campuses that are casual, energetic, and intentionally programmed to welcome people into the presence of God through biblical teaching and worship. We place a high value on youth ministry that is reflected by our investment in multiple youth ministry staff, extensive programming and church wide support of the youth ministry programs.

Contact us:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact our Executive Pastor assistant by email only at