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Family Pastor

Church of the Redeemer UM

Columbus, OH

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: January 22, 2015

Job Description:

Principle Focus
The Family Pastor at Church of the Redeemer United Methodist will focus primarily on ministry to children, youth, and their families.

Regular Duties
The Family Pastor will be responsible for the following duties:
1. Children
a. Be a caring mentor for the children of our congregation.
b. Coordinate our Sunday morning KidsZone ministry.
c. Help the Nursery supervisor in operating and staffing our
nursery ministry on Sunday mornings.
d. Coordinate at least four fun activities yearly for the children
of our congregation and_noemailmunity. (Examples are Trunk-or-
Treat, Jesus' Birthday Party, etc.)
e. Provide the children's message at both worship services each
f. Coordinate our yearly Vacation Bible School.
g. Supervise our children's Sunday School program.

2. Youth
a. Be a caring mentor and friend for the youth of our
b. Regularly_noemailmunicate with the youth of our congregation
through various means including social media and social
c. Coordinate regular youth group meetings.
d. Engage the youth in multiple missional activities throughout
the year. (Examples: Whitehall Community Dinners, HEART Food
Pantry, etc.)
e. Supervise our youth Sunday School program.

3. Families
a. Be a point of contact for the parents of children and youth
here at Church of the Redeemer.
b. Be proactive in meeting and greeting visiting and guest
children and youth on Sunday mornings and at_noemailmunity
c. Work with the Pastor in creating activities and ministries for
the parents of children and youth.
d. Regularly attend meetings of the Children and Families

Occasional Duties
The Family Pastor will occasionally perform the following duties:
1. Lead Sunday morning worship, including delivering the sermon.
2. Attend meetings of the Church Council and other_noemailmittees of
the church as directed by the Pastor.

A successful candidate for the position of Family Pastor should have...
1. ... a growing faith in Jesus Christ.
2. ... the ability to share his/her own faith with others.
3. ... an interest in working primarily with children and youth.
4. ... a working knowledge of modern technology and social media.
5. ... good_noemailmunication and_noemailanizational skills.
6. ... reliable transportation.

It is expected that the Family Pastor will b_noemaile a part of our church family. To this end, the Family Pastor will be expected to attend Sunday morning worship at Church of the Redeemer each week.

The Family Pastor is also expected to follow and enforce Church of the Redeemer United Methodist's Safe Sanctuary Policy.

The Family Pastor will be supervised by the Pastor and responsible to the Staff-Parish Relations Committee. The Family Pastor will meet weekly with the Pastor for ministry reflection and planning.

Work Schedule and Compensation
The Family Pastor will work 15-20 hours per week in our ministry and will receive a salary of $833.33 per month ($10,000 per year).

Pre-employment Screening
Prior to employment, the selected candidate for this position will be subject to a criminal background check and a possible drug screen. All screening will be provided by Church of the Redeemer United Methodist.


Position Information:

Job Title:
Family Pastor
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
Less than 20,000
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Church of the Redeemer UM
Contact Name:
Richard Birk
235 McNaughten Road
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