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  Youth Pastor

Cascades Baptist Church

Jackson, MI

Category: Associate Pastor

Posted on: March 08, 2017

Job Description:

We are seeking candidates for the full-time position of Youth Pastor who understand that youth ministry is not a self-contained ministry but is part of the overarching mission of the church. Ultimately, we are looking for someone who loves young people and believes that this generation hold great potential for God's Kingdom. We are also seeking an individual who has the skills to facilitate and share in the role of congregational worship with other pastoral staff.

Oversee, develop, grow, and minister to middle school and high school students and their parents.
Lead and_noemailanize effective youth progams implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and evangelism, as well as ministry and mission opportunities.
Recruit, train, and shepherd volunteer youth staff with diverse gifts and personalities.
Provide counseling and spiritual direction to youth and their families on an individual basis.
Update parents on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement.
Seek to integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life to create a culture that is intentionally intergenerational, striving to unite with and_noemailplement other church ministries.

Capable of creating and executing a long-term vision for the youth ministry.
Be involved in the_noemailmunity and be visible at Jackson Christian School, area public schools, and local homeschool groups.
Participate in the evaluation and development of the overall church ministry.
Stay current with youth ministry practices through church provided continuing education.
Maintain yearly student ministries budget.
Maintain a 45-50 hour work week (flexible hours)
Report to the Senior Pastor.


Exemplify the leadership character qualities listed in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Galatians 5:22-23. Possess a strong Biblical and Theological Background. Agree with Cascades Baptist Church's doctrinal and mission statements. Exhibit a personal and growing relationship with God, teachable spirit, and a healthy family life. Posses teaching skills that are engaging across the middle school and high school spectrum. Possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree, preferably in ministry/youth or family ministry. 3-5 years' experience in youth or family ministry preferred. Other skills - musical background and abilities to assist in leading congregational worship is preferred. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Youth Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Associate Pastor
Organization Type:
Baptist - Other
Worship Style:
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Cascades Baptist Church
Contact Name:
Nathan Eads
1012 West High Street
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