Pastor of Youth & Family Ministries

Bethel Community Church

Chicago, IL

Category: Family Pastor

Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities that align with our discipleship pathway.

Be available to serve on Sunday mornings, which could include but is not limited to preaching, giving announcements and participating in_noemailmunity Sunday School.

Plan and implement opportunities for our high school and junior high students that strategically help disciple our students in a way that aligns with our mission at Bethel to "Proclaim the truth of Jesus and grow mature disciples for the glory of God."
This might include opportunities such as:
Weekly discipleship gatherings (currently Wednesdays and Thursdays)
Outreach nights throughout the year
Serve with youth in the_noemailmunity
Summer trips and programming
Lead senior high ministry (Powerhouse)
Lead our adult volunteers for JAM (Jr. high) and Powerhouse (Sr. high) by:
Equipping leaders in relevant ways to strengthen their ability to lead within the ministry
Partnering with and coaching our junior high director to align vision, goals and programming for cohesiveness
Equipping and empowering volunteers to use their spiritual gifts in serving the students
Communicating clearly u_noemailing events and needs
Build discipleship relationships with students and leaders
Serve as a coach for the Awana Commander

Shepherd over families and students to develop and ensure a culture of following Jesus by daily learning what it means to be a disciple of Jesus and a church
Partner well with parents as you:
Communicate u_noemailing events
Make yourself available to them as an encourager and resource to them to disciple their kids. (We want to support, equip and encourage our parents as primary disciple-makers of their children/youth).
Equip and coach volunteers to mentor children who don't have parents capable of discipling them (i.e. children of unbelievers, children without parents or only one parent of the opposite gender, etc.)
Attendance at weekly staff meetings and monthly elder meetings
Meet with Children's ministry directors for coaching, encouragement and evaluation
Evaluate regularly the family ministries
Facilitate the security and background check programs

Provided Support:
The Senior Pastor is a resource for ministry questions, requested time off, weekly scheduling, coaching and spiritual care
Elders are a resource for spiritual care, feedback and support
Opportunities such as conferences and other forms of training are encouraged and supported by church leadership 

About Bethel Community Church:

Bethel Community Church seeks to Proclaim the Truth of Jesus and Grow Mature Disciples for the Glory of God on the northwest side of Chicago.

We are a multicultural and multigenerational congregation. WWW.BETHELCOMMUNITY.ORG

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Position Information:

Job Title:
Pastor of Youth & Family Ministries
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Family Pastor
50,000 - 60,000
Organization Type:
Evangelical Free
Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Bethel Community Church
Contact Name:
Bethel Search Committee
7601 W. Foster Ave.
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