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Grace United Methodist Church is a large 2,000-member congregation located in Olathe, Kansas – a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri.  We are a moderate to progressive three-location congregation which includes our main worship and program campus, a missions center, and an extension campus in Southwest Johnson County, Kansas.

We are currently looking for a full time Youth Ministry Coordinator which will develop and implement a comprehensive, ongoing youth ministry for the purpose of inviting youth into a living relationship with Christ, where youth can build healthy relationships with peers and adults and participate in provided opportunities for growth and ministry.


Qualifications
:

·       Bachelor’s degree

·       Minimum of 3 years of experience and demonstrated success in growing and leading a successful youth ministry program

·       Possesses strong organizational and communication skills, as well as the ability to exercise vision, creativity and initiative

·       Highly motivated and self-directed team player able to work well with a large church staff

·       Proficient in social media and computer skills

·       Able to pass a background check

·       United Methodist background is not required, but applicant must be supportive of the standards, theology and policies of Grace United Methodist Church

 

Supervisor: Director of Next Gen Ministries

Start Date: Immediate

Salary: Competitive compensation package with health benefits

 

Here at C3, we are passionate about using our talents for God’s purposes and that’s why we’ve dedicated our careers to a ministry, not just a job title. We strive to pursue growth, lead change and engage quality. We laugh hard and honor God with integrity.

We are a large, growing nondenominational church in the ‘Tri-Cities’ in eastern Washington State, where fun in the sun is a way of life. Our area’s inviting waterways beckon water lovers from all over the region to enjoy power and pleasure boating, waterskiing, swimming, fishing, windsurfing, and much more. From bicycling to golf, hunting to fishing, soccer to snow-skiing (it’s just a short 2-hour drive to the mountains), recreational opportunities are endless. U.S. News & World Report is on to us….they recently ranked Washington as the Best State Overall in the country!

C3’s Student Ministry leads students in 5th-12th grade to become fully devoted followers of Christ.  By teaching truth through God’s Word and being culturally relevant, staff and volunteer leaders develop relationships with students during weekly experiences, small groups, and serving together.

 

Applicant Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable in student ministries with at least 2 years of experience in large, growing youth program
  • Willingness to model Biblical priorities and core values of C3 (click here for details)
  • Skilled to communicate in dynamic ways that point students towards Christ and motivate them to have a deeper walk with the Lord
  • Passion to develop and motivate adults and students to become leaders

 

You’ll be happy if you enjoy:

  • Speaking and leading from the front and seeing lives changed
  • Hanging out at coffee shops and meeting new people
  • Recruiting, training, and leading adult volunteers and student leaders
  • Building a relational youth ministry team
  • Being a team player who collaborates with all ministries during weekend experiences

 

We’ll high-five if:

  • You find yourself hanging out at high schools and middle schools during lunch
  • You are highly competitive (and good at 9 Square)
  • A student’s success through Christ is the highlight of your day
  • You get energy from excelling in a centrally driven growing church with multiple venues

 

Role: Student Ministries Director

Church Average Attendance:  2,500

Required Hours: 40hrs/wk (inc. Sundays and Wednesday nights)

Compensation:  Salaried with full benefits including health, dental, vision and identity theft insurance and access to a 403(b) retirement plan.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

GCF is a Non-Denominational Church with a rich baptist heritage, located in the finger lakes region of CNY. We were formerly known as Homer Baptist but changed our name in 2004 when we moved into our new facility located strategically between the towns of Cortland and Homer. Our Church has 650-700 people at our two weekend contemporary services.

Job Description:

The purpose of the Youth Ministry at Grace Christian Fellowship is about providing leadership, discipleship, and direction for the Teens of Cortland NY. The primary focus should be on integrating teens from the Homer and Cortland area and surrounding communities into the Youth Ministry at GCF. The Youth Pastor will also be responsible for building and equipping an effective adult leadership team, producing excellent Youth Group experiences, and leading strong on the weekend.

Responsibilities:

1. Provide an organized weekly meeting for JR/SR High teens that incorporate Bible Study and Small groups through the Fall, Winter, and early Spring.

  • Develop teen Leaders
  • Find Creative ways for outreach
  • Recruit and Equip volunteers to work with teens
  • Lead and provide service opportunities with teens

2. Think through, develop, and implement Sunday morning groups for JR/SR High students. This program should run similar to the school year: Sept – June.
Recruit Leaders/Teachers to work with Teens on Sunday morning

  • Assist in Sunday morning Worship as needed outside of teen classes
  • Train/Equip leaders for this task
  • Create an easy entry point and exit point for teachers/leaders

3. Connect relationally with the youth, youth leaders, and parents.

4. Follow up with new attenders of Youth Group and Sunday Morning activities.

5. Focus primarily on Homer and Cortland High schools to develop outreach opportunities to the teens utilizing volunteers and teachers who are connected to GCF.

6. Organize Fall event(s) for students; Organize winter/spring event(s) for students. 7. Set an example of godly character and lifestyle.

Qualifications:

Abilities-

  • Ability to develop adults and students to assume leadership roles
  • Ability to relate to others, including adult leaders and the youth
  • Capable of understanding and excelling the current youth ministry model
  • Clearly explain complicated processes and regulations
  • Provide objective solutions to complaints/inquiries
  • Take initiative and jump headfirst into a fast-paced, evolving ministry environment

Skills-

  • Effective at multi-tasking and time management
  • Excellent verbal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Experience with programming of experiences and events for teens
  • Exceptional problem solving skills

Knowledge-

  • Strong working knowledge of office equipment and software use
  • Solid understanding of the Bible
  • Basic understanding of youth ministry
  • Competent in regards to technology and social media

Essential Traits-

  • Administrative skills
  • Teaching Ability
  • Strong Communication
  • Leadership
  • Strong People skills
  • Able to recruit leaders
  • Delegating
  • Strong work ethic with ability to cast/work towards a vision for Youth Ministry
  • Coaching Skills

Education-
• Prefer a Bachelors level degree or higher

Working Conditions:

This position receives general direction while working from established policies and objectives. This position plans and carries out assignments and will resolve most conflicts that arise. Completed work is generally monitored only to determine the effectiveness in meeting position/team objectives. This role works in a fast-paced environment with multiple daily interruptions. It is essential for this role to balance daily responsibilities, while maintaining a high level of concentration.

 

In this ministry, you will need to live out the Club Beyond Core Value Statement:

Club Beyond is a Christ-centered community of leaders with an exclusively military focus. Our methods are incarnational, and our perspective is ecumenical. We leverage strategic partnerships for the highest results. We value professionalism from our staff and excellence in our stewardship.

We are currently doing incarnational ministry with teens at many military installations around the world. You will have the opportunity to lead and oversee the overall Young Life Military program, known as Club Beyond, at Fort Bliss. The ministry is ecumenically focused and outreach-oriented. Previous experience with military culture is helpful but not necessary as we train all staff to be successful in a military community.

Job Responsibilities:

1. ​​​​Actively develop healthy relationships with adults, as well as kids, and build vibrant relationships with the local community, the military installation​ and the chapel community.
2. Be a role model (incarnational) and assist with developing community outreach to “unchurched” teens, discipleship to Christian teens, and leading and equipping volunteers to do “hands-on” middle and high school Christian youth programs.
3. Work well in an environment that sees (due to high military operational tempo) a high degree of turnover among teens, families, chaplains, and volunteers.
4. Be respectful of and embrace a community that is deeply influenced by a military culture.

Job Qualifications:

  • A deep love for Christ ​and lost teens​
  • A passion for people and the ability to work well with others
  • Teachable heart
  • Willingness to make a three-year commitment
  • Minimum of three years’ youth ministry experience preferred
  • College degree preferred.
  • Willingness to raise part of salary through personal support

In this ministry, you will need to live out the Club Beyond Core Value Statement:

Club Beyond is a Christ-centered community of leaders with an exclusively military focus. Our methods are incarnational, and our perspective is ecumenical. We leverage strategic partnerships for the highest results. We value professionalism from our staff and excellence in our stewardship.

We are currently doing incarnational ministry with teens at many military installations around the world. You will have the opportunity to lead and oversee the overall Young Life Military program, known as Club Beyond, at Fort Sam Houston. The ministry is ecumenically focused and outreach-oriented. Previous experience with military culture is helpful but not necessary as we train all staff to be successful in a military community.

Job Responsibilities:

1. ​​​​Actively develop healthy relationships with adults, as well as kids, and build vibrant relationships with the local community, the military installation​ and the chapel community.
2. Be a role model (incarnational) and assist with developing community outreach to “unchurched” teens, discipleship to Christian teens, and leading and equipping volunteers to do “hands-on” middle and high school Christian youth programs.
3. Work well in an environment that sees (due to high military operational tempo) a high degree of turnover among teens, families, chaplains, and volunteers.
4. Be respectful of and embrace a community that is deeply influenced by a military culture.

Job Qualifications:

  • A deep love for Christ ​and lost teens​
  • A passion for people and the ability to work well with others
  • Teachable heart
  • Willingness to make a three-year commitment
  • Minimum of three years’ youth ministry experience preferred
  • College degree preferred.
  • Willingness to raise part of salary through personal support

Position Available: Junior High Ministry Coordinator

Fremont seeks a person of character and integrity who has spiritual maturity and a passion for ministry to teenagers to serve in a full-time position as the Jr. High Ministry Coordinator.

 

Church Description

Located in desirable Sacramento, California, near both the mountains and the ocean, Fremont Church is committed to a full and diverse set of ministries, including strong music, youth and children’s programs, which attract large numbers of community members.  Both traditional and contemporary worship services are offered on Sunday mornings.  We seek to maximize the opportunity God has given us to create space for people to become lifelong followers of Jesus and to relentlessly pursue His transformation of our neighborhood, our city, and the world.

 

Primary Position Responsibilities:

Implements a ministry program that includes Jr. High Fellowship, Bible studies, special events, camps, mission trips, and leadership development that emphasize discipleship and outreach
Recruits, equips, and inspires volunteer leaders to assist in the program and to develop relationships with students; builds teamwork and mutual accountability
Implements an active discipleship program for students and volunteer staff
Implements communication to students and families that keeps them fully informed and facilitates the development of personal relationships; conducts regular parent meetings
Works in coordination with the staff supervisor to manage program budget and set long-range goals
Provides administrative support; manages the database of contact and attendance data
Participates in regular church staff meetings and retreats

 

Personal Qualifications

Must love Jesus and love people, having a particular burden for students
Must be friendly, faithful, hard-working, and have an ability to use effective communication and appropriate humor to connect with students
Must be a self-starter, taking initiative in relationships and projects and hungry to grow in knowledge and bring creative energy to the ministry
Must be humble and willing to participate and collaborate with others in a team setting and to submit to those in leadership
Must have strong emotional intelligence, demonstrating maturity in understanding and managing personal emotions and being socially aware in interactions with and evaluation of others
Must have good written and verbal communication and computer skills
Must have the ability to creatively solve problems and compassionately intervene in conflict.

 

Education and Experience Desired

Growing walk with Jesus
Bachelor’s degree; ministry-related education is a plus
Desire and ability to lead, equip and release volunteers to do the ministry.
Skills in coordinating people, and in planning, implementing and managing ministry events and activities.
Growing ability to study and teach the Scripture.
Ability to build rapport with parents.
Ministry experience in a team setting is a plus
The likely candidate will have less than 5 years of experience in ministry but will possess a strong desire to grow and be equipped as a ministry leader.

 

Application Requirements

A resume which includes the following information must be submitted to Fremont Presbyterian Church:

Employment history
Educational training
Church history/ministry experience
Three (3) references
In addition, please include a written response to each of the following:

Share your personal Statement of Belief and spiritual journey.
Provide a description of an experience that illustrates your passion for ministering to Jr. High students.
Identify the important components of your vision for a successful Jr. High ministry.
Why do you feel God might be leading you to Sacramento and, more specifically, to Fremont Presbyterian Church?

In this ministry, you will need to live out the Club Beyond Core Value Statement:

Club Beyond is a Christ-centered community of leaders with an exclusively military focus. Our methods are incarnational, and our perspective is ecumenical. We leverage strategic partnerships for the highest results. We value professionalism from our staff and excellence in our stewardship.

We are currently doing incarnational ministry with teens at many military installations around the world. You will have the opportunity to lead and oversee the overall Young Life Military program, known as Club Beyond, at West Point Military Academy. The ministry is ecumenically focused and outreach-oriented. Previous experience with military culture is helpful but not necessary as we train all staff to be successful in a military community.

Job Responsibilities:

1. ​​​​Actively develop healthy relationships with adults, as well as kids, and build vibrant relationships with the local community, the military installation​ and the chapel community.
2. Be a role model (incarnational) and assist with developing community outreach to “unchurched” teens, discipleship to Christian teens, and leading and equipping volunteers to do “hands-on” middle and high school Christian youth programs.
3. Work well in an environment that sees (due to high military operational tempo) a high degree of turnover among teens, families, chaplains, and volunteers.
4. Be respectful of and embrace a community that is deeply influenced by a military culture.

Job Qualifications:

  • A deep love for Christ ​and lost teens​
  • A passion for people and the ability to work well with others
  • Teachable heart
  • Willingness to make a three-year commitment
  • Minimum of three years’ youth ministry experience preferred
  • College degree preferred.
  • Willingness to raise part of salary through personal support

In this ministry, you will need to live out the Club Beyond Core Value Statement:

Club Beyond is a Christ-centered community of leaders with an exclusively military focus. Our methods are incarnational, and our perspective is ecumenical. We leverage strategic partnerships for the greatest results. We value professionalism from our staff and excellence in our stewardship.

We are currently doing incarnational ministry with teens at many military installations around the world. You will have the opportunity to lead and oversee the overall Young Life Military program, known as Club Beyond, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The ministry is ecumenically focused and outreach-oriented. Previous experience with military culture is helpful but not necessary as we train all staff to be successful in a military community.

Job Responsibilities:

​​​​Actively develop healthy relationships with adults, as well as kids, and build vibrant relationships with the local community, the military installation​ and the chapel community.
Be a role model (incarnational) and assist with developing community outreach to “unchurched” teens, discipleship to Christian teens, and leading and equipping volunteers to do “hands-on” middle and high school Christian youth programs.
Work well in an environment that sees (due to high military operational tempo) a high degree of turnover among teens, families, chaplains and volunteers.
Be respectful of and embrace a community that is deeply influenced by a military culture.

Job Qualifications:

A deep love for Christ ​and for lost teens​.
Passion for people and to work well with them.
Teachable heart.
Willingness to make a three-year commitment.
Minimum of three years’ youth ministry experience preferred.
College degree preferred.
Willingness to raise part of salary through personal support.

Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church in Gig Harbor, WA has an immediate opening for a full time Director of Student Ministries. This position will work as a team, to help middle school and high school students encounter Jesus, grow in discipleship and partner with families, while aligning with the vision and mission of Chapel Hill Church.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Lead middle school gatherings on Wednesday evenings & Sunday mornings.
  • Develop, coordinate or lead a variety of activities for middle school & high school students, including worship/preaching, outreach events, service and discipleship opportunities that align with the goals of the church while modeling biblical priorities.
  • Recruit, train and motivate adult volunteers for leadership in the student ministries programs.
  • Help plan, develop and implement all aspects of a relevant student ministry program.
  • Plan, coordinate and lead camps, retreats, conferences and mission trips.
  • Work with the student ministries admin to ensure ministry information is up to date.
  • Communicate with students and parents on a regular basis to develop relationships.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in a ministry or related field.
  • Previous experience working with students in a church setting required.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach/preach, plan events and relate to others (in group and one-on-one settings).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Understands and embraces the mission and vision of Chapel Hill Church and agreement with the EPC Essentials of the Faith (epc.org/about/beliefs).
  • A growing relationship with Christ, through study and accountability.
  • Understands the principle of adoption ministry, when ministering to students and their families.
  • Self-motivated, teachable, a great problem solver, and has a positive overall attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with students and adults.
  • Administrative skills for managing email, appointments, planning events, and multi-tasking.
  • Creative and willing to think outside the box.
  • High emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to plan for the future, measure and evaluate for results.
  • Flexibility in work hours based on special events.

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About Chapel Hill Church

Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church is a vibrant and growing evangelical church, full of caring people. We are part of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church denomination. Our mission as a church is working together to present everyone mature in Christ. We average an attendance of about 1,200 in weekend worship services with two different worship styles. The church website is: www.chapelhillpc.org.

About Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor is located 35 miles south of Seattle and five miles west of Tacoma. We are surrounded by mountains and water and beautiful landscapes. Check out the city’s website at https://www.cityofgigharbor.net/ or www.gigharbor.com.

To apply, send a resume and employment application (which can be found on the Employment page of our website) to the Human Resources Coordinator, Karyn, at kwalloch@chapelhilpc.org. Please also include in the e-mail or cover letter what interests you about this position and why you are applying.

We are so excited to add to our Family Ministry Team at Browncroft Community Church!

The Student Director serves to lead and direct all aspects of the Emerge middle school and Elevate high school environments for students in 6th – 12th grades. Responsible for the weekly programs to ensure that every student has the best large group experience and small group leaders are setup for success. In addition, responsible for student retreats and special events for students to help them own and grow in their faith.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
Production Management

  • Primary teaching pastor for the student environment with responsibility to deliver and/or oversee all large group messages delivered to students.
  • Serves as the production manager for the student large group environments by managing and directing volunteer teams (Worship, AV, Teaching and Set Design) to deliver excellent weekly programs and special events.
  • Guide and direct Worship Team to create an excellent weekly worship experience for students.
  • Consistently evaluates and improves student environment to improve quality and effectiveness of the program by benchmarking against other large church ministries.
  • Responsible for identifying and achieving the “memorable experience” desired for events.

Partnership and Execution

  • Assist in the development and execution of the Browncroft Family Map by serving as the phase specialist for 6th- 12th grade students, focusing on key milestones and critical transitions.
  • Provide counseling and spiritual guidance to students, parents and volunteers to include group gatherings and regular individual contact for the purpose of listening, teaching, mentoring and encouraging.
  • Active in the Rochester community and consistent presence at local middle and high schools.

Strategic Planning

  • Owns the curriculum development process and preparation for large and small group programs.
  • Ensure consistency and alignment of curriculum with Family Ministry vision.
  • Works closely with Small Group Associate Director to ensure small group leaders are prepared and equipped to engage in meaningful discussion with students following large group.

Administrative

  • Provides consistent opportunities for students to live out their faith through service, including Flower City Work Camp and mission trips.
  • Integrate students into all aspects of the church and shepherd their transition from ‘youth group” to intergenerational worship prior to graduation.
  • Mediates and resolves conflicts to challenges that may arise within area of responsibility.
  • Assist in the development and management of the student budget.
  • Own their own personal and professional development by spending time on their relationship with Jesus and staying current with trends and methods by through continuous learning and connecting with other leaders.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Attends BCC staff meetings as required
  • Adheres to policies and procedures as stated in the Browncroft Employee Handbook.
  • Accomplishes all other duties and tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related area of study or ministry preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience in Youth Ministry large group production preferred.

Must-Haves

  • Mature Christian with growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Excellent large group communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Competent in technologies required to meet job requirements
  • Self-motivated and flexible.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality as appropriate.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to Rhonda Sangster at rhonda@browncroft.org by 5/20/19.

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