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St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is looking for a Director of Youth Ministry that fits the island culture of Fernandina Beach, Florida.  With newly renovated youth space and a growing youth ministry, the church is poised to continue to reach generations of residents “on the island.”  This welcoming and generous church has an incredible variety of worship experiences throughout the year and is well known for being a place where the community gathers for meetings, activities and the many festivals that take place up and down historic Centre Street.  Fernandina Beach is a vacation destination with wonderful restaurants, as well as home to two mills.  Residents move here to stay.  Please email your resume and cover letter to applicants@yminstitute.com to apply to be the next Director of Youth Ministry at St. Peter’s.

Woodlake United Methodist Church in Chesterfield, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Associate Director of Youth Ministries to oversee programs and special events for sixth-eighth graders in our middle school ministry. The Associate Director will also engage in high school ministry and general youth ministry initiatives in collaboration with the Director of Youth Ministries. Woodlake’s middle and high school ministries are designed to provide opportunities to build faith communities among peer groups and with adult mentors with the goal of leading youth to know God and live as disciples of Jesus Christ.

This role is part of a cohesive Next Gen ministry for children and youth from birth to high school graduation so they may INVITE others that they may live in the life-changing power of knowing Jesus, ENGAGE with others as we “do life together” while digging deeper into what it means to follow Jesus, and SERVE both inside and outside our walls to offer hope to a world that desperately needs it.

Covenant Church, Shepherdstown WV seeks a full-time Pastor of Student Ministries.  Covenant is located within the tri-state region, currently drawing approxmately 600 attendees and members from West Virginia, Maryland, and northern Virginia. The Lead Pastor is in his fourth year of leadership. The church has experienced  growth in attendance and  financial support, and is currently in need of a Pastor who is a godly, spiritually mature, competent Pastor of Student Ministries.

The Pastor of Student Ministries will be responsible for the church’s comprehensive ministry to students (Junior/Senior High/College) and their parents. This Pastor will provide oversight to the planning and execution of the church’s ministry plan which emphasizes the gospel’s connection to lost students, the spiritual growth of those reached and the shepherding required in caring and protecting them in partnership with their parents. More specifically, the position requires the recruiting, training and supervising of effective lay leadership teams in addition to being the primary face of the ministry to the students.

 

We are looking for God’s man to encourage youth in their spiritual journey by modeling what it means to live a passionate, Christ-centered life. Christ Community Church (CCC) is an elder-led, non-denominational church with approximately 1300 people in our weekly worship services. Our youth programs range from 65-100 in attendance between Sunday and Wednesday night ministries.

 

We are committed to gospel-centered worship, teaching, discipleship, and reaching the community with the life-changing truth of the gospel. The individual we are seeking should have significant experience working with youth; be a strong team member and team player; be committed to carrying out the mission and vision of CCC; and must be able to endorse the constitution, bylaws and doctrinal statement of CCC and follow the leadership of the elders.

 

This man will be a committed Christian who continues to grow in his relationship with God through Jesus Christ; lives consistently with the biblical standards of 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1; and has the support of his family in this ministry. We would prefer an individual with a seminary degree. However, a combination of Bible College and experience working with youth will also be considered. Experience in other areas of adult ministry will be required as the individual in this position will be called upon to assist with weddings, funerals, pastoral care and pastor-on-call duties, and adhere to our church doctrinal statement.

 

The Pastor of Middle School is responsible for leading our middle school students towards Christ, equipping volunteers to disciple and mentor students, and partnering with parents as they disciple their kids.

 

Please submit your resume  to Sarah Over at sover@ccctucson.org. Due to the confidential nature of this job posting, please do not call or contact the church office. We will review resumes and contact you if we require further information.

Brief Explanation of our Expectations for the Youth Pastor Position:

-Actively train youth in what it means to have a relationship with Jesus and how to develop a Biblical worldview.

-Equip our youth with the Biblical knowledge and skills to critically consider and challenge worldviews contrary to the Bible.

-In partnership with the elder board, establish and execute a vision for the High School and Middle School ministry that is consistent with the church’s vision.

-Utilize our churches resources to create a sense of belonging and social gathering for the youth of our community.

-Establish and maintain a youth discipleship program.

-Be responsible for youth ministry volunteers.

-Plan special events for youth.

-Report monthly to the elder board.

-Be present at weekend services for prayer and counsel when not engaged in other aspects of ministry.

-Be available for counsel and prayer with youth and families throughout the week.

-Create a High School Student Leadership team.

POSITION OVERVIEW

DEVELOPER: This role flows through three developmental phases: personal, leadership, and organizational
o  PERSONAL – This answers the whatquestion. What does the interior life of your leadership look like? What does your God-given uniqueness consists of? Personal character and self-awareness are continually refined at this stage and self-leadership is primary.
o  LEADERSHIP – This answers the whoquestion. Leadership is contextual and will flow from one person to a community. As a leader in our community, this position requires leadership that leads other kingdom workers to their own personal clarity. Who are you developing? Who are they developing?
o  ORGANIZATIONAL – This answers the how question. How will your leadership affect the organization of Heartland Community Church? How will you recruit, train, and release leaders to be effective kingdom workers in Kansas City?

PARTNER: a trusted partner of the Pastor of Family Movements and the Pastor of High School Movements
MOVEMENT LEADER: providing movemental-type support and encouragement to students,  families, neighborhoods and local schools
TEAM BUILDER: invest relationally in adults and students while calling them to do the same with others
CAMPUS MINDED: embrace the “both/and” expressions of student ministry: gathered at the physical church building and scattered across the city.

RESUME

When formulating your resume for this position, please include the following information for each position you have held in the past 10 years:

·    Employer
·    Your title(s), time of employment there (e.g., 1990 – 2001) and details concerning transitions
·    Scope/size of the organization and your department
·    Three specific achievements or accomplishments that were most meaningful to you while in these positions

Please also include any meaningful assessments or inventories that help us know more about you:  e.g. DISC, StrengthsFinder, Enneagram, Meyers Briggs, Five Fold, etc…

REFERENCES

(They will not be contacted without your prior knowledge.)

·    Your current pastor/minister, discipler or the ministry leader who has had the most significant impact on your life. (This does not necessarily have to be the senior pastor/minister in your church.)
·    Two references from your professional life – preferably a significant manager, a peer, or a subordinate
·    Two personal references that can speak to your character and personal faith in Christ

NARRATIVE QUESTIONS

In order to give us a more complete picture of you and your interest in this position, please provide thoughtful responses to each of the following questions.

Describe your relationship with Jesus.
What makes you a healthy person?
What is it about Heartland that attracts you to this position?
Tells us about a significant experience in your own leadership development, ministry involvement, or business experience that would translate to success in this role.
Looking back over your career, describe how your career/ministry experiences to date have prepared you for this position.
Give an example of the best team that you have led and what made you and the team so effective and enjoyable.

Submit these responses (in WORD, .DOC or PDF format) along with your resume to:
Audrey Canaday – audreyc@heartlandchurch.org

Main Purpose:
This is a full-time position where the working time is about 60 percent Student Ministry and 40 percent Digital Ministry. This individual will be responsible for the oversight and vision of the student ministry at Refton BIC, as well as managing our church website, assisting the lead pastor with creating online content, and managing the technology needs of the church.

Core Qualifications:
1. Committed to following Jesus with a clear calling to ministry
2. Must be excited about the vision of Refton BIC Church and committed to fostering that vision within the student ministry and technology departments
3. Must thrive in a team-based environment. This individual must be excited to be an integral part of the Refton BIC staff team through sharing their ideas, and giftedness. They also must be self-motivated to accomplish set goals
4. Demonstrate leadership with a willingness to learn, grow and be flexible
5. Must align with the Brethren in Christ values and doctrines
6. A degree that is focused on biblical studies from a Christian college is required; previous ministry experience is not required

Relationships and Term of Office:
1. Responsible to the Lead Pastor
2. Hired by the Lead Pastor with the approval of the Refton BIC Church Board
3. Will be evaluated annually by the Lead Pastor
4. Will participate in church staff team meetings
5. Party wishing resignation will give a three-month notice

Job Expectations:

Director of Refton Student Ministry [RSM]

  1. Lead Wednesday Night Student Ministry
    Teach weekly, biblical lessons that are faithful to the text and applicable to life as a teenager. Answer faith questions from the teens. Teach the teens how to share their faith and provide them with opportunities to do so.
  2. Work with adult and student leaders
    Develop and work with a team of adult and student leaders. Be able to delegate responsibilities within youth events. Provide training opportunities for adult and student leaders.
  3. Work with parents
    Keep parents informed of upcoming events and what is happening within RSM. Provide training opportunities as needed.
  4. Work with church staff
    Be able to work in a team-based environment.
  5. Keep up with the church website and social media
    Utilize our church website and social media outlets to keep people informed and to stay connected.
  6. Be involved with the students, leaders, parents and community
    Create experiences to hang out with the students that are in accordance with our church safety policy. Keep in close contact with the adult leaders. Support and inform parents. Be willing to meet and be introduced to other youth pastors in our surrounding communities, forming bonds and potentially working with them for the cause of Christ.

Director of Digital Ministry [Technology / Internet Content]

  1. Maintain the church website and app
    Keep the website updated with sermons and Refton BIC events. Add announcement and emergency posts. Train capable ministry leaders to add their own content to the church website and app. Be open to researching and implementing better website and app options if the opportunity or need arises.
  2. Work directly with the lead pastor to create online media content
    Be able to produce quality online content for our church website and social media. This includes video/audio/image production and editing.
  3. Work with church staff and other ministry leaders
    Make sure that the technology needs of the church staff and other ministry leaders are met. Assist them with research and implementation of church apps and programs [ex: Planning Center]. Help with any PC related questions or issues from the church staff.
  4. PC upgrades and updates
    Responsible for PC hardware and software upgrades/updates within our church.
  5. Work to resolve PC / network / cloud / video surveillance issues if they arise
    Ideally you would be able to resolve the minor issues that come up, but you would also be able to work with Comcast, our website host, domain provider, or other tech companies if serious issues occur.

Are you looking for a new adventure? Do you enjoy experiencing God’s creation through hiking, fishing, skiing, and hunting? Do you seek relationships with others that are deep and full of authenticity?

 

First Presbyterian Church of Fairbanks, Alaska is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministry. Our church is different from many others in that we are a downtown, missionally-minded church with families of all backgrounds. The remote nature of the Fairbanks community is a perfect platform for creating relationships with other people that are rich and fulfilling. The church is where our members find familial support and encouragement.

 

We are seeking a full-time Children’s minister that is energetic and has experience to build up the program and recruit more volunteers. We would love to see a person who has a passion for the middle grades where students are encountering more of the world and need a trusted adult who can help them in the tween years.

 

When applying, please include a statement of faith along with your resume and cover letter.

 

 

Vision

Seven Hills Fellowship is seeking a Youth Minister who will be an architect for the Youth Ministry of 7HF.  It is our desire that the Middle and High School youth will be inspired towards and equipped for a life-long relationship with Christ that leads to flourishing in them individually and in their domains.  We believe that this flourishing occurs as believers of all ages engage in works of restoration, through lives of reconciliation, through friendship, and through education that leads to transformation, all grounded in our worship of a holy and merciful God.

 

 

Duties

Leader Recruitment and Oversight  (5 hours a week)

  • Recruit Adult and College leaders to work with Middle and High School students
  • Oversee volunteer leaders through regular individual and team meetings, holding them accountable to an appropriate job description

 

Contact Work  (10 hours a week)

  • Contact work is the lifeblood of youth ministry.  It’s where the youth minister and volunteers engage incarnationally with their students.
  • Contact work means attending the student’s sporting events and concerts, taking them to grab coffee or breakfast, and meeting them where they are.

 

Middle and High School Youth Group (10 hours a week)

  • Like Sunday morning worship for adults, Youth Group, is a large group context where Middle School students can connect relationally, engage in worship and be inspired and equipped by Gospel motivated teaching.
  • The general structure of Youth Group will be the following: mixer/game, worship, teaching and a small group breakout session.

 

Discipleship Groups (5 hours a week)

  • Led by the Youth Minister or by a volunteer, Discipleship Groups are a context where students can engage in accountability, learning, and prayer towards the end of becoming life-long mature and equipped followers of Christ.
  • Content can be a book or curriculum that is in alignment with the Vision and Values of Seven Hills Fellowship.

 

Big Events

  • Whether Summer Camp, a mission trip or a day trip to the Ocoee river, Big Events get kids out of their regular routine and into a context where they have the opportunity encounter God and engage in Restoration, Reconciliation or simply building Friendships, each of which leads to their flourishing.
  • Summer Break, Spring Break and Winter Break are prime time for this type of event.

 

Other

  • The Youth Minister is required to attend a weekly staff meeting.
  • The Youth Minster will oversee a parent’s council
  • The Youth Minister will engage in personal development through seminars, retreats and ongoing training or education.
  • POSITION OVERVIEW
  • DEVELOPER: This role flows through three developmental phases: personal, leadership, and organizational
    o  PERSONAL – This answers the whatquestion. What does the interior life of your leadership look like? What does your God-given uniqueness consists of? Personal character and self-awareness are continually refined at this stage and self-leadership is primary.
    o  LEADERSHIP – This answers the whoquestion. Leadership is contextual and will flow from one person to a community. As a leader in our community, this position requires leadership that leads other kingdom workers to their own personal clarity. Who are you developing? Who are they developing?
    o  ORGANIZATIONAL – This answers the how question. How will your leadership affect the organization of Heartland Community Church? How will you recruit, train, and release leaders to be effective kingdom workers in Kansas City?
  • PARTNER: a trusted partner of the Pastor of Family Movements and the Pastor of High School Movements
  • MOVEMENT LEADER: providing movemental-type support and encouragement to students,  families, neighborhoods and local schools
  • TEAM BUILDER: invest relationally in adults and students while calling them to do the same with others
  • CAMPUS MINDED: embrace the “both/and” expressions of student ministry: gathered at the physical church building and scattered across the city.
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