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Youth Pastor

Cornerstone Baptist Church
Ludington, Michigan, United States


Date Posted: 05/21/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Youth Pastor 

Cornerstone Baptist Church
Ludington, Michigan, United States

Categories: Youth Pastor

Denomination: Baptist

Church Size: 351 to 500

Job Type: Full-Time

 

Job Description:

We are seeking an energetic, passionate leader who loves Jesus and teens.  This leader must have demonstrated effectiveness, fruitfulness, and experience in growing a healthy youth ministry. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Casting vision to reach the unchurched, the seeker, and those in the church, by leading and administrating weekly services, gatherings, small groups, events, camps and/or retreats.
  • Involvement in multiple area schools with new or existing programs, developing relationships with students and staff.
  • Plan and execute biblically accurate, culturally relevant, and high-energy services for youth.
  • Develop and coach leadership teams, volunteers, small group leaders, in harmony with the church’s discipleship process.
  • Be in agreement and harmony with Cornerstone’s 3 Core Values: Love, Equip, Engage, and our 3 Core Commitments: Sunday morning worship, missional life groups, and serving.
  • Collaborate with leadership to build and lead a youth ministry between 50-150+ kids.
  • Administrate and delegate necessary functions for the overall success of a youth ministry.
  • Help to build a successful pipeline between children’s ministry, youth ministry, and young adult ministry.
  • Coordinate with the pastoral team and staff for youth involvement in Cornerstone Baptist ministries.
  • Work well with parents in the process of building the youth ministry and encouraging godly parenting.
  • Assist in the development of an annual budget for youth ministry and manage spending within budget.
  • Fulfill essential pastoral needs, including but not limited to, weekend pastoral duties, event assignments, hospital visits, weddings, and funerals, etc..
  • Adhere to bylaws and employee policies of Cornerstone Baptist Church.

Qualifications

  • Vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ and a calling to ministry
  • Example of godly leadership
  • Passion to teach/preach and disciple teens
  • Friendly and outgoing personality
  • Teachable spirit
  • Team player & team builder
  • Authentic, transparent character
  • Attitude of excellence
  • Strong work ethic, highly dedicated to ministry

Technical Ability

Required: 

  • Computer skills
  • Social Media knowledge and ability

Not required but beneficial: 

  • Graphics
  • Video / editing
  • Sound

Education/Experience

  • Prefer minimum of 2-3 years of experience working in youth ministry groups over 50+
  • Prefer the possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies or related field. (Extensive ministry experience, in some cases, can be substituted.)
  • Pay will be commensurate with education and experience.

Required Documents

  • A photograph of you and your spouse
  • Your resume with a cover letter, explaining your interest and reasons for applying for this specific position
  • At least 3 references, one of which would be someone who holds a pastoral position
  • A link to a current (within 6 months) podcast or other video/audio footage of you teaching and interacting with teenagers