Youth Pastor

Grace Evangelical Free Church
Longmont, Colorado, United States


Date Posted: 06/13/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

 


POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position will provide pastoral ministry to the middle school and high school students of Grace Church and work to reach students of those ages in our community. 


MINISTRY OVERVIEW:

The Youth Ministry of Grace Church will align with our mission to make disciples following our Core Values:

Gospel Centered - The Pastor will teach and model the Gospel to the students. The emphasis of the ministry will be the proclamation and demonstration of the Gospel.

Relationally Connected - The Pastor will lead a ministry environment that fosters healthy relationships between students, leaders, and parents.

Authentic Worship - The Pastor will ensure that age-appropriate corporate worship is a part of the ministry (when applicable). Moreover, he will help develop in the students a heart of worship in all areas of life, while honoring the unique makeup of each person.

Compassion Driven - The Pastor will strive to model and develop in the students a spirit of compassion to those in need, to love their neighbors, and to be kind to outsiders.

Externally Focused - The Pastor will initiate opportunities to encourage the students to take the mission outside of our church walls. 


SHEPHERDING AND CARE:
  • Provide spiritual and pastoral care to students
  • Ensure a safe environment for all participants, including those with special needs or emotional concerns
  • Communicate effectively with parents and students
  • Define and protect healthy boundaries for self, students, and leaders
  • Integrate students into church life and prepare them for continued church involvement after graduation

PASTORAL LEADERSHIP:
  • Develop ministry leaders, in accordance with Ephesians 4:12. Recruit, train, and delegate to leaders so the ministry can multiply
  • Oversee the planning and execution of a multi-campus ministry strategy
  • Provide monthly ministry updates to the Elders and quarterly updates to the congregation
  • General Pastoral duties including hospital visits, crisis care, and officiating weddings and funerals as needed

QUALIFICATIONS AND CHARACTER:
  • Must meet the qualifications of Elder from 1 Timothy and Titus
  • Must have an active, growing, and healthy relationship with the Lord
  • Must agree to and represent the Mission, Vision, and Values of Grace Church
  • Must be credentialed with the EFCA, or be pursuing credentialing
  • A Master of Divinity is preferred, or commensurate experience in ministry

REPORTING:
  • The Youth Pastor reports directly to the Senior Pastor
  • Any youth support staff or interns report directly to the Youth Pastor                                                       

How to apply:

All applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and sampes of teaching to grace.youthpastorsearch@gmail.com by June 30th
 

 

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