Associate Pastor-Next Generation Ministry

Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church

Lexington, SC 29072

Category: Associate Pastor

Posted on: June 25, 2018

Time Type: Full Time

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Job Description
Pastor of Next Generation Ministries

Position Reports to: Senior Pastor

A strong commitment to Jesus Christ and a mature and growing faith are crucial. Knowledge of the Bible along with the ability to affirm the essential tenets of the ECO are required. Energy, creativity and enthusiasm for this work are necessary.

This is a salaried position with benefits.The execution of normal duties and responsibilities will require 40 hours or more per week. The high visibility and the number of opportunities to interact with church members and staff require professional standards of behavior. The dress code for most days will be business casual. Personal, private and confidential information must be handled with great care and discretion. Coordination and collaboration will be expected in all areas of work.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's Degree plus additional related training

Experience: Two or more years in directly related ministry work

General Description
Direct and lead the overall ministry of the Next Generation Ministry Team that encompasses the "Cradle to College" age group and families

Supervise, advise, mentor and assist all staff of Next Generation, student interns, adult volunteers, youth and families within the ministry

Perform the following: plan and conduct weekly programs, prepare calendars/website and other promotional pieces, hold office hours, preach, attend staff meetings, conduct volunteer training, and meet and work as a team with the other staff of SGPC

Regular Duties and Responsibilities:

Pray for the Next Generation Ministry, Saxe Gotha, and the surrounding community that they may come to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and mature to a fullness of faith.
Supervise, lead and shepherd the entire Next Generation Ministry staff
Encourage and support the mission and ministry of the Child Development Center as a church liaison to the CDC board
Develop, communicate, and coordinate the implementation of a single vision for the Next Generation Ministry. Unite into one seamless progression of faith development, with the support of the Next Generation Ministry Staff
Research and implement strategies to develop goals of the Next Generation Ministry program
Lead Next Generation Ministry staff in the growth and expansion of vision centered programs and events
Select curriculum and recruit, train, and support volunteer leaders
Partner with, encourage, and equip parents for their role as the primary influence by walking alongside families to support them in training their children to be faithful followers of our Lord Jesus Christ
Teach and lead Bible studies
Oversee budget preparations and subsequent allocations for program areas
Visit and contact student members and adult leaders who are ill or hospitalized
Be a leadership presence at ministry events and church-wide functions
Counsel students and parents as appropriate and to make necessary referrals
Participate in staff meetings, Next Generation Ministry meetings, and retreats; Session and Diaconate meetings as required
Enforce our "Youth First Policy," implementing the associated training for all volunteers and conducting routine background checks
Coordinate mission/outreach service and social events for the Next Generation Ministry (This includes managing Next Generation Team Leaders and volunteers)
Incorporate and promote volunteerism among parents into the body of the Next Generation Ministry and SGPC as a whole
To perform other duties as assigned
 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Associate Pastor-Next Generation Ministry
Time Type:
Full Time
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Not specified
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Church Size:
1000 - 1500

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Carole Farrar
Address1:
5503 Sunset Blvd
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City:
Lexington
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ZIP Code:
29072
Country:
USA
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