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Minister of Youth

Springhill Baptist Church

Lumberton, Mississippi

springhill.ms

Part Time

Part-Time Ministry Position

DENOMINATION:

Southern Baptist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Minister of Youth Job Description

Observable Qualifications:

  • A strong foundation in the Christian faith and Southern Baptist doctrine
  • Teachable, with a desire to grow in their faith and abilities
  • A self-starter — highly motivated
  • Has a passion for youth ministry
  • Understands youth culture today
  • A good role model
  • Team player with effective relational skills (works; well with others)

Job Description:

  • Set the vision for the youth ministry with a plan to carry it out
  • Create a Biblical purpose statement for the youth group including elements of evangelism, spiritual growth, and student leadership
  • Regularly report to the pastor and/or deacons to share these goals and plans for ministry including calendar updates of anticipated events
  • Develop and lead programs according to the vision and purpose of the youth ministry
  • Create outreach programs, activities, and events (evangelism)
  • Plan spiritual growth progr,ams, activities, and events that include opportunities for studen, to worship, fellowship with each other, learn Biblical truths, and apply them to their lives (spiritual growth)
  • Plan programs, activities, or events to develop students who want to reach out and serve others (student leadership)
  • Build and maintain relationships with students both churched and unchurched
  • Meet regularly with students from the youth group and encourage accountability to all aspects of the youth ministry (not just the “fun” activities)
  • Seek out opportunities to “hang out” with kids on campus, at sporting events, or in the community
  • Provide opportunities to bridge the gap between the youth and those children in the church who are “soon to be youth.”
  • Build and maintain quality relationships with parents
  • Clearly share your vision with parents so they understand the purpose of the youth ministry
  • Create avenues of consistent contact with parents (regular e-newsletters parent meetings, etc.)
  • Network with other youth workers in the community
  • Meet with other youth workers, encouraging each other, sharing ideas and experiences
  • Become involved in associational events and activities that are youth related
  • Involve students in the ministry of the church as a whole, supporting and participating in the church’s vision, worship services, and activities

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Observable Qualifications:

  • A strong foundation in the Christian faith and Southern Baptist doctrine
  • Teachable, with a desire to grow in their faith and abilities
  • Self-starter — highly motivated
  • Has a passion for youth ministry
  • Understands youth culture today
  • A good role model
  • Team player with effective relational skills (works; well with others)

COMPENSATION:

TBD

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Clyde Sellers
75 Powell Rd
601-916-5705
clydesellers@gmail.com