General: Life Source International Church is a multicultural, Spirit-filled ministry on a mission of developing disciples who are committed to God, connected to others, and changing our world. The church is a multi-campus ministry with campuses in Europe,
Africa and South America, along with a church in the Philippines. While we are a part of the Church of God denomination, we are a modern/casual church. You can get a better feel for our church by watching our services through our website. We are looking for
a proven leader for our students, who is skilled and excited about leading the ministries for our junior high and senior high students at our main campus. Primary responsibilities will include: leadership development (recruiting, training and caring for volunteers);
direct work with students; communicating with both students and parents; assisting Life Source on projects as a member of the staff team.
The Community & Opportunity: This is a full-time position with a salary based on education and experience. The Baltimore/White Marsh area is growing and this is a great opportunity for a pastor to be a significant part in seeing the community transformed
through the student ministry. The church is located in a suburb of Baltimore, but we are actively reaching out and working with area community centers and the police department to help bring hope to our City. We are a church of prayer and action and are ready
to see impact take place in the youth of our community.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), high-level networking and interpersonal strengths, an analytical and systems mindset, a strong ability to execute, the ability to build successful teams, and a passion
-Build relationships with students by visiting school lunches, games, and other environments outside of the church context.
-Be a visible leader within the church/campus and the community.
- Attend scheduled staff meetings
- Be available for pastoral care needs
- Support regular services and special events
Sunday/Youth Night Programming:
- Lead Sunday & Youth Night gatherings. This includes promotion, programming, oversight of teams, and all other responsibilities included in executing a top-notch program.
- Assist adult and student leaders in developing a vital weekly small group experience for middle and high school students that connects well with overall weekly messages.
-Give vision for developing faith at home.
-Bridge a clear path from birth (partnering with our Children’s Pastor) to 12th grade so there is a smooth transitions between developmental stages of life in their faith journey.
- Partner with parents with the goal of producing teenagers who are world-changers through Christ, leaders for Christ, and fully devoted followers of Christ.
Students’ Spiritual Development:
-Develop, maintain, and coordinate a Student Ministry program that includes Bible study, discipleship training, mission education, outreach, and fellowship.
-Develop and lead a weekly program (other than Sunday morning) designed to address current issues and needs of today's students in a relevant worship format.
-Work with youth leaders to maintain meaningful discipleship groups.
- Identify opportunities to integrate students into every aspect of the church on a constant basis.
-Meet with adult leaders and student influencers for training, encouragement, accountability, planning, and information dissemination.
-Develop standardized training process for volunteers so they can be mentored, encouraged and empowered to teach students.
-Cast vision and communicate regularly with leaders.
Event Planning: Plan, promote, and program events for students during each semester. Each event should ideally target a specific aspect of mission (committed to God, connected to others, and changing our world).
Communication: Communicate pertinent information regarding the Middle and High School ministry to the students, parents, adult leaders, and the church at large. Tools for this include: webpage, weekend bulletin, weekend slides, pre- service announcements,
mailings and phone calls, etc.
-Perform other administrative duties as needed in fulfilling the goals stated above.
-Provide oversight to the management of this ministry, including budgets, reporting, safety, etc. Much of this detail work should be accomplished through volunteers.
-Develop and implement all standard operating systems, cultural expectations, and leadership structures within Youth on the campus.
Personal Qualifications Required:
Capabilities and Characteristics:
-Strong personal relationship with God and following Jesus in both public and private life
-Be a leader of leaders – a self-led, developer of people
-Solid biblical/theological convictions which are aligned with Life Source so that the message of God’s Word is not compromised
-Aware of current culture and engage students by being real and authentic
-Strong interpersonal skills—ability to communicate persuasively and compassionately, both orally and in writing
-Work well with and build winning teams
-Organizational skills that match heart of ministry
-Flexible and able to make decisions for the growth of the ministry
Interested parties should forward resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
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