The 19th Street Baptist Church is seeking a candidate for the position of Youth Minister. This individual shall profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and demonstrate a passion and love for youth. The successful candidate must have a heart for youth, be able to flourish in a team atmosphere, be self-initiating, and be self-motivated.
Teaching, planning, evangelism, discipleship, counseling, and prayer will be needed to facilitate an effective ministry in guiding the youth of our church, and of the surrounding community, to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Providing leadership of our Youth Church under the authority of the Senior Pastor and meeting with him weekly. This includes preaching/speaking during those services. Supporting already established youth programs: Manhood Training, God’s Daughters, Youth Ministry Weekend (including the Oratory Contest), and those youth activities sponsored by the Church School. Creating and/or working on events and activities that foster an atmosphere of outreach and service to the Lord. This may include but is not limited to: community events, youth mission trips, outreach to the local community and collaboration with other area youth ministers for combined events. Modeling personal faith and encouraging our youth in their relationship with Jesus Christ. Actively engaging in prayer with and on behalf of the youth in our church and community, in partnership with parents and church members. Coordinating a balanced calendar of youth ministry activities/events. Communicate through announcements, the weekly Church bulletin, and a monthly Youth Newsletter. Lead, direct, and support an enthusiastic cadre of Youth Ministry volunteers. Engage, inform, and encourage parents of youth.
Report directly to the Senior Pastor
Responsible to the Deacon Board and the Trustee Board Member of the Youth Council Participate with Church School to implement shared goals
Enrollment in or graduate of a seminary school Strong written and verbal communication skills Technical expertise with different media to enhance the teaching/preaching experience for youth Availability for 3-4 Sundays out of the month Office hours Time for outreach to other communities
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