Job Board

Assistant Pastor for Children, Youth, and Young Family

Job type: Full-time

Category: High School/College Ministry

Location: Lexington, NC Post Date: August 29, 2017

Overview

Disciple, encourage and edify our youth and young families to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior in order to serve Him and glorify Him by loving others and sharing the gospel locally and globally.

Description

Vision statement:

Disciple, encourage and edify our youth and young families to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior in order to serve Him and glorify Him by loving others and sharing the gospel locally and globally.

Position Overview:

The Ministry to Children, Youth and Young Family position will further develop and manage the ministry to children and youth (grades K1-12) and their family.

Qualifications:

• A gospel (grace) centered ministry philosophy is essential.• The individual must submit to the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church in America (Westminster Standards and "Book of Church Order"). • Applicants with a seminary degrees or actively working to finish a seminary degree will be considered.• Applicants must be ordained or seeking ordination within the first year of being hired.• Proven ministry experiences in ministry to children, youth and their families are preferred.• The individual must have a proven ability to relate to youth and their families. Relationship building skills is a must. This position requires a man who is able to disciple youth.• An ability to teach the Scriptures from a Reformed and Covenantal perspective in a way that will communicate to our contemporary youth culture is a priority.• Theological integrity in all matters of ministry to youth and family is essential.• The individual is to have a commitment to connecting this age group to the general congregation. • An ability to manage and equip volunteers for ministry both as teachers and youth leaders is essential.• The individual must have the ability to develop ministry plans and the skills to implement the particulars of the plan.• Organizational and managerial skills are important for this position.

Areas of Responsibility:

• Be responsible for all children, youth and young families' Sunday school classes • Plan and administer the weekly youth group gatherings. This includes responsibilities in teaching during the meetings.• Recruit and develop adult volunteer leaders for this area of ministry.• Plan and administer an effective discipleship ministry through one on one activity with the youth and small group ministry for their families.• Organize and administer all children and youth activities.• Develop a strategy to minister to parents of the youth to include establishing effective, regular communications with all parents. Regular scheduled meetings with parents are necessary.• Organize and participate in youth mission trips and the annual RYM Youth Conferences and Ridge Haven retreats for our children. • Special projects as directed by the senior pastor and/or Session.

Reporting Responsibility:

Administrative reporting responsibility is directly to the executive director.

Personal Requirements:

A commitment to prayer, Bible study, and leadership of his family if married a godly life-style that models Christ and a grace-centered approach to life and ministry

How to apply

Email your resume to:

Richard Jones, Stated Clerk at: rjonesMRPC@triad.rr.com