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Church in suburban Charlotte, NC, seeks full-time Family Minister. Primary responsibilities include evangelism, fostering households of faith, and quarter-time youth ministry. Our congregational focus is Deeper Faith (80% come back to church each week to deepen faith), Joyful Community (we are multigenerational and view church as family), and Reaching More (25% of our budget is used for missions). Spirit of Joy is a bible-believing church in the Lutheran tradition (LCMC). Professional level salary, commensurate with experience.

If your dream job is to be

1) full-time in youth and children’s ministry,

2) at a church that doesn’t just talk about loving kids, but acts it out,

3) with a reliable core of committed and active adult volunteers,

4) where Christ is worshiped, the Bible is trusted, and the gospel is shared,

then PLEASE APPLY to Salem Covenant Church in central Minnesota. Salem Covenant has a growing population of primary-age kids, securing the future of the Youth Ministry for many years to come. Two hours west of Minneapolis, Salem Covenant is surrounded by towns that provide for every need (including quality schools), and reflect every kind of opportunity for outreach and mission.

Position Summary

The Director leads and coordinates ministry to youth (7th-12th Grades, ages 12-18) and primary age children (1st– 6th Grades, ages 6-12) through discipleship, education, fellowship, mentoring, and evangelism, all to promote a growing relationship with Jesus Christ in each student.

Responsibilities

• The Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry will be hands-on in all aspects of Youth Ministry at Salem Covenant (with the exception of teaching Confirmation).

• The Director will develop relationships of discipleship and care with the youth, including visits with individual youth.

• The Director will serve as chair of the Youth Committee (comprised of adult volunteers), calling meetings, presenting agendas, keeping notes of decisions and suggestions, and in a timely manner delegating appropriate volunteer tasks for follow-through.

• The Director will supervise the ministries for primary age children (Sunday School and AWANA), and sit ex officio on the Board of Christian Education.

• The Director shall be the church’s chief liaison and advocate for children’s, youth, and family camping and retreats and other special overnight events, and participate on the Camp Committee.

• The Director shall be a member of Salem Covenant by virtue of call, and participate in the life of the church including Sunday worship. The Director may be involved in ways available to all based on skills and gifts, such as: in music, in greeting, reading scripture, tech support, leading prayer, or other worship activity and support.

• The Director keeps a regular and routine schedule of ministry, visitation, and office-hours, for a standard of 40-50 hours/week, with three weeks and three Sundays vacation.

For more details about the church and the youth director’s duties, visit

https://www.salemcovpennock.org/.   To apply, send resume and cover letter to Pastor Jonathan Wilson at jonmarkdr@gmail.com.

NSP is looking for campus ministry staff to bring Christ to millions of students. 
Are you one of them?

There are over 50 million public school students in America today, and most of them still need to meet Jesus Christ. This year, we’re impacting schools in 4 major metropolitan areas, but we’re praying and preparing to make an even bigger impact.

In the next three years, we seek to give 1 million students in 12 major cities across the nation the opportunity to hear the gospel. We are looking for leaders who want to help make that happen.

About the National School Project 
The National School Project is a rapidly growing ministry working to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to every high school in California, Illinois, and the nation. Our tagline – ’til every student has heard – is wide open and huge, and that’s how we operate. For the past 15 years, our team has been learning how to equip high school students as the leaders of a movement to reach the next generation for Christ, and we’ve seen amazing success. All glory to God, it’s been a wild ride and a thrilling place to work. Over the last few years, we started teams at 4 colleges and universities in Chicago, IL. Now, in addition to our home base in Southern California, we’re expanding through central California, Texas, Arizona, and the Midwest. In the coming years, we’ll be opening teams in several new states to coach students at hundreds of high schools to share the good news of Jesus Christ with their friends. Our growth is fueled by staff that love the gospel and are willing to trust God to raise the support to fund their positions (see more on that in our full job post).

The job of a Campus Ministry Staff is a big job because of our big mission. Each Campus Ministry Staff works to build a gospel movement that transforms lives at high schools and middle schools across a whole a region. Within this broad and challenging mission, this job has several clear roles:

  • Evangelist: We’re a gospel-ministry and all members of our team – especially those in leadership – are involved in sharing Christ. In addition to personally sharing Christ, Chapter Directors are responsible to instill this value into every level of the team and coach others to do the same.
  • Recruiter: We’re a volunteer-based ministry, always looking for good people to do their part to accelerate the mission before us. We believe that pretty much everyone we meet has some part to play in the mission, and we proactively make those connections.
  • Leadership Coach: NSP is a leadership-development organization. Everything we accomplish is done through people, so we continually equip students, volunteers, and team leaders to fully develop all the talents that God has given them. Your role will be one of influence, teaching, and inspiration, helping those under your care to grow into the good works that God has prepared for them to walk in.
  • Networker: Chapters are commissioned to reach schools across a geographic area. Surrounding each school is a Christian community of local churches and mature believers. You’ll work to build connections and partnerships with them, so that together you can reach the students in your areas of ministry.
  • Shepherd: Leading a team of people sometimes comes with interpersonal challenges (and sometimes crises). We look for Chapter Directors ready to guide and instruct people with grace and truth in the power of the Spirit.
  • Team Manager: Chapter Directors oversee part-time employees and volunteers, most of them college students. You’re responsible to ensure that all of them receive the training they need to be successful, and that they abide by NSP’s standards and protocols for ministry behavior.

 

To read our full job description, including job requirements and compensation model, and to apply, please visit  https://nationalschoolproject.applytojob.com/apply/TOQMkJiMbj/Explore-Campus-Ministry-With-NSP

 

Check out our Meant for More Campaign Video!

 

Youth For Christ is a Christian youth mission which endeavors to reach unchurched high school and middle school students with the Good News of Jesus Christ. We are evangelism first and discipleship second. We partner with local churches to carry out our mission to the youth in public schools. Currently we engage over 2,500 students in the Tuscaloosa area. We are seeking a self-starter with a heart for lost kids. Two or more years of ministry experience and 4 year degree are preferred. The person we seek to hire will lead an outreach to one high school and one middle school. A leader who can mobilize college and other adult leaders is essential. Willingness to work across denominational lines, build church partnerships, build a financial support team, give attention to detail, keep up with many moving parts of the job and inspire others to join our mission are key. Candidates must be able to pass background check, have reliable transportation and auto insurance, be open to sporadic travel for training, and be physically fit to work with energetic teens. We are looking for a leader who seeks a God-sized challenge and opportunity.

The Hudson Evangelical Presbyterian Church is looking for a Director of Student Ministries, who is a committed follower of our Lord Jesus, and is passionate about working with middle school, high school, and college age students.   We as a Church desire to be known as a place where people come to Know Jesus, Serve Jesus, and to Bring Others to Jesus, and value student ministry as a gift from the Lord to help us achieve these areas of our Vision.

 

Professional / Religious Experience and Education:
·     Prior Professional or internship experience in leading Student Ministry at a Church (minimum of 2 years)
·     Experience in Outreach and evangelism to students inside and outside of the Church, teaching at weekly large group and small group meetings, leading Student Ministry events, and working closely with adult volunteers, parents and the Student Ministry Committee

·   Preferred Degree in Christian Ministries with a concentration in working with Students (or a college senior finishing a degree)

·      Affirm the Evangelical Presbyterian Church Essentials (on page 3)

 

Skills Needed:
·      Effective at Interpersonal Communication
·      Ability to engage effectively with all generations
·      Sound Biblical Knowledge
·      Teaching and mentoring skills at both a student and college student level
·      Leadership abilities to facilitate and lead effective group meetings
·     Planning and Organizational skills, including Goal setting and implementation planning

 

Time:
·      This is a fulltime position of approximately 40 hours weekly

 

Responsibilities:
·      The Director of Student Ministries, is responsible for leading our Middle School, High School, and seasonal college age programs.  These responsibilities are as follows:

1.     Develop, implement, and participate in a relationship ministry with the students and their families, and be an on-going personal contact.
2.    Be a mentor to the students, identifying the needs and interest of our youth and bringing exciting Christ-centered ideas, ministries, and programs that will appeal to this age group.
3.    Create opportunities and actively work to invite the community and their students and families to be part of the HPC Student ministry as one form of evangelism and outreach.
4.    Lead and encourage HPC students to invite the community and their students and families to be part of the HPC Student ministry as one form of evangelism and outreach.
5.    Involvement with students outside of church events. This includes attending, student’s sporting events, concerts, and spending time with students outside of the programmatic hours.
6.    Lead and participate in weekly student group meetings and special events.  This may also include retreats, weekly Bible studies, overnighters at the Church, etc.
7.    Recruit and maintain a strong adult volunteer group
8.    Organize and lead local youth missions and an annual youth mission trip.
9.    With assistance from the Sr. Pastor, lead the church’s student membership program.
10. Teach a Sunday morning study each week.
11. Attend, and participate in when asked by the Sr. Pastor, in our weekly worship services on Sunday
12. Attend and participate in all staff meetings.
13. Organize and meet with Student Ministry Committee quarterly
14. Lead a seasonal (Christmas break/Summer) College/Young Adult Ministry
15. Interact and engage directly with the parents of HPC Youth for the purposes of Student Ministry support and involvement.
16. As a member of the Church staff, while these are not under the Director of Student ministries leadership, it is important to engage with various other HPC Ministry Groups including Children’s Ministries, Senior Ministries, etc.
17. With the help of the Student Ministry Committee, establish communication/information plants for HPC’s Leadership Boards in order for them to be fully aware of the Student Ministries plans and progresses throughout each calendar year.

 

Personal Characteristics:
·      Integrity

·      Planning and organization
·      Leader

·      Group/team leadership
·      Passion for ministry

·      High work standards

·      Self-starter/takes imitative

 

Communication and Accountability:

The Director of Student Ministries will be responsible to, and work closely with the Sr. Pastor/Head of Staff, as well as the Leadership Board to bring about the Vision of the Church.

 

Compensation:

·     Based on current market research and candidates experience
·     Health care benefits
·     2 weeks of vacation for first 5 years, and one additional week beginning the sixth year
·      One week of study leave
·     Approved mileage at IRS mileage rate

 

THE EPC ESSENTIALS OF OUR FAITH

·       All Scripture is self-attesting and being Truth, requires our unreserved submission in all areas of life. The infallible Word of God, the sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments, is a complete and unified witness to God’s redemptive acts culminating in the incarnation of the Living Word, the Lord Jesus Christ. The Bible, uniquely and fully inspired by the Holy Spirit, is the supreme and final authority on all matters on which it speaks. On this sure foundation we affirm these additional Essentials of our faith:

·       We believe in one God, the sovereign Creator and Sustainer of all things, infinitely perfect and eternally existing in three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. To Him be all honor, glory and praise forever!

·       Jesus Christ, the living Word, became flesh through His miraculous conception by the Holy Spirit and His virgin birth. He who is true God became true man united in one Person forever. He died on the cross a sacrifice for our sins according to the Scriptures. On the third day He arose bodily from the dead, ascended into heaven, where, at the right hand of the Majesty on High, He now is our High Priest and Mediator.

·       The Holy Spirit has come to glorify Christ and to apply the saving work of Christ to our hearts. He convicts us of sin and draws us to the Savior. Indwelling our hearts, He gives new life to us, empowers and imparts gifts to us for service. He instructs and guides us into all truth, and seals us for the day of redemption.

·       Being estranged from God and condemned by our sinfulness, our salvation is wholly dependent upon the work of God’s free grace. God credits His righteousness to those who put their faith in Christ alone for their salvation, thereby justifies them in His sight. Only such as are born of the Holy Spirit and receive Jesus Christ become children of God and heirs of eternal life.

·       The true Church is composed of all persons who through saving faith in Jesus Christ and the sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit are united together in the body of Christ. The Church finds her visible, yet imperfect, expression in local congregations where the Word of God is preached in its purity and the sacraments are administered in their integrity; where scriptural discipline is practiced, and where loving fellowship is maintained. For her perfecting, she awaits the return of her Lord.

·       Jesus Christ will come again to the earth-personally, visibly, and bodily-to judge the living and the dead, and to consummate history and the eternal plan of God. “Even so, come, Lord Jesus.” (Rev. 22:20)

·       The Lord Jesus Christ commands all believers to proclaim the Gospel throughout the world and to make disciples of all nations. Obedience to the Great Commission requires total commitment to “Him who loved us and gave Himself for us.” He calls us to a life of self-denying love and service. “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” (Eph. 2:10)

All who are interested please send your resume to Pastor Rob Sparr at rob@hudsonpc.org

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