Associate Pastor of Young Adults

The Evangelical Free Church
Bloomington , Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 02/19/2018
Categories: Associate Pastor - Young Adult Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Associate Pastor of Young Adults

E-Free Church

June 2017


Position Overview


E-Free Church is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor that will help lead and pastor a Young Adult Ministry and lead the Local and Global Serving Ministries in order to help Serve, Reach, and Grow people in Christ.  This position will create a young adult ministry, potentially create a new worship service, and teach potentially 20% of the time at the regular service times.


This Associate Pastor will have a philosophy of ministry which encompasses Young Adults, and will provide environments and ministries that touch on a young adult's need for connectedness, serving, and being spiritually challenged, with a strong emphasis on community involvement.  He will work closely with the Senior Pastor in providing quality teaching and ministries that will help us as a church reach the upcoming generations and serve our local and global communities.


General Qualifications


  • Evidence of a vital relationship with Jesus, exhibiting a contagious Christian character, which would include being a role model at home to his/her spouse and children (if applicable)
  • Loves people, especially those who do not know Christ
  • Loves and has a heart for Young Adults and the local church
  • Able to filter decisions and information through the lens of being a member of a staff team
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills- verbal and written
  • Organizational skills
  • Be in agreement with EFCA's Statement of Faith and E-Free's core values


Specific Qualifications


  • 4-Year Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
  • At least 3-5 year’s experience with Young Adults and Millennium Ministry (para-church ministry, church staff)
  • Spiritual gifts that are preferred but not required: leadership, evangelism, teaching, and shepherding








  • Provide leadership and direction to a new Young Adult Ministry including the potential development and launching of a new worship service
  • Provide leadership and direction to the Local and Global Serving Ministries and Teams
  • Recruit, resource, train, and mentor Serving Coordinators
  • Lead, mentor, and be a model for the Young Adult Leadership Team
  • Work closely with the Senior Pastor to provide ongoing opportunities for Young Adult's to live out their faith together at church, in the home, workplace, and in the community
  • Show a strong ability to work in a team setting
  • Participate and be a member of E-Free's Strategic Planning team
  • Oversee and is responsible for the Young Adult and Serving Budgets



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