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Life Church of Fort Collins

Youth Pastor / Worship Pastor

Life Church of Fort Collins
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 10/03/2017
Categories: Combo Positions - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

General Description:

The Youth & Worship Pastor is responsible to provide leadership, development, and oversight for the student ministry volunteer team, student ministry programming, and worship ministry of Life Church. Currently, the student ministry has an average attendance of 40 students (6th - 12th grade) between weekly Sunday evening High School Ministry and Wednesday evening Middle School Ministry programming. Currently, Life Church has two Sunday morning contemporary worship services with strong Bible-centered preaching and expressive congregational worship utlizing worship music from Bethel music, Hillsong United, Desperation Band, as well a throwback once and a while from Vineyard music, early Hillsong, or a hymn.



1. Prayer

  • Pray for student & worship ministry daily.  Pray with fellow staff weekly.


2. Student Ministry Programming

  • Oversee all programming and ministry for youth ages 6th – 12th grade, including Sunday PM HSM, Wednesday PM MSM, summer programming, special events, etc…

  • Choose and prepare scope & sequence of curriculum and events for both middle school & high school ministries.

  • Providing care for students and families within the church including hospital visits and follow-up.

  • Maintain a strategy for reaching and connecting new students and families.

  • Creating an environment where everyone involved understands how student ministry helps fulfill the great commission.


3. Worship Programming

  • Help oversee, coordinate, and plan weekend service worship set.

  • Help oversee extra elements of weekend worship service (communion, announcements, etc.)


4. Recruiting

  • Recruit, train, equip and lead teams of volunteers to do the work of the student ministry.

  • Recruit, train, equip and lead worship team members.


5. Special Events

  • Plan and oversee special events such as Fall Retreat, summer youth conference, annual mission trip, etc.

  • Work with Children’s MInistry to help plan and execute annual Children’s Christmas program.



The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited Bible college or university, alongside 3-5 years of related experience. The successful candidate will have had experience working as an effective leader of ministry teams and worship teams, with the responsibility of providing vision for volunteers, and the ability to develop and monitor a vibrant, creative, and attractive student ministry that is equally focused on family-based discipleship. Most importantly, the candidate will have a thriving relationship with Jesus Christ and align with the vision, values, and beliefs of Life Church.



Compensated Time:  45 Hours/week (full-time salaried)



Reports to:  Executive Pastor


About Life Church of Fort Collins:

Life Church is a non-denominational, evangelical Christian church located in Fort Collins, CO. For more information about our statement of faith and what we believe, please visit our website:



To apply:  Please email resume & cover letter to
No phone calls please.