青少年牧师聘牧-Youth Pastor Search

POSITIONS DESCRIPTION: 

Boulder Chinese Evangelical Free Church, located in Lafayette, Colorado, is a small church with a growing potential for ministry expansion. We currently have a Chinese speaking congregation comprised mostly of adults, and an English speaking congregation made up of Middle School, High School, and College age students.  We are seeking a full-time Youth Pastor to work directly with our English speaking students. Qualified applicants who request to begin the service at part-time capacities will also be considered

 

Purpose of Position

To build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model.  The youth minister will help

·         Create a Youth Ministry that effectively reaches non-Christian youth.

·         Lead students into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

·         Develop within students a Biblical worldview.

·         Bring students together for genuine, Christian fellowship.

·         Assist parents in the challenging work of raising teenagers who love Jesus.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

Plan, direct, conduct, and evaluate a comprehensive youth ministry, taking into consideration the spiritual, physical, recreational, social, and psychological development of youth (6th grade and above), and oversee the children ministry for elementary school students

·         Help students develop the spiritual disciplines of worship, Bible study, prayer, and living and sharing of their faith.

·         Preach or arrange for speakers for Sunday English worship services on a weekly basis.

·         Oversee and teach at Sunday/weekday Bible studies and small group meetings.

·         Plan and coordinate events and activities such as retreats, camps, short mission trips, community service, outreach events/activities, etc.

·         Make efforts to be available to youth in a variety of ways (i.e. visitation, times of crisis)

·         Relate the youth to the overall life of the church and the church to the needs of its youth

·         Keep records of youth participation and manage the youth ministry budget.

·         Supervise children Sunday school curriculum and organize teacher trainings.

·         Plan and coordinate church VBS and special event children program.

·         Ensure that safe environment policies are observed in all youth/children ministry settings

 

Requirements and Qualifications

·         Must have a mature and growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Uphold the expectations of servant leaders in the Scriptures.

·         Is expected to maintain integrity beyond reproach through a moral and ethical lifestyle. Must be wise in interactions with students.

·         Must have God-honoring relationships with family and friends. Love God’s people, particularly the youth, as evidenced through empathetic, gracious, and patient interactions.

·         Profess a vocational calling to full-time ministry. Must be self-motivated and enthusiastic about youth ministry. Happy to put in the time necessary to accomplish goals and tasks, and able to push through challenges.

·         Must have graduated or about to graduate from college. Seminary training is a plus.  Experience working with youth groups is preferred.

·         Must have a doctrinal position that matches the EFCA’s Statement of Faith.

·         Applicant that seeks long-term relation with the church, is willing to get EFCA pastor license in 5 years, and has an appreciation of Asian-American cultures is preferred.

 

Contact

If interested, please submit the following to David Wang (wgwangb@yahoo.com)

Resume;

3 references (name, phone number or email);

Personal testimony;

Optional materials that may help us to know you more (e.g. ministry calling and/or vision, sermon recording).