Youth Pastor

Trinity Fellowship Church

Big Rapids, MI 49307

Denomination: Evangelical Free

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: September 02, 2021

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Student Ministries Pastor

Scope: Add vision, leadership, and authentic relationships into a ministry of students and volunteers. Serve as the pastor/teacher for both MS and HS students.

Job Summary:
Teach the Word.
Awaken the youth to the presence of God in the world

Be forward-thinking.
Set the vision and plans on how to reach the next generation for Christ.

Collaborate well.
Invite others to invest in the vision and develop synergies to advance the mission

Be a confident, accessible leader.
Maintain a positive disposition and develop authentic relationships

Steward resources well.
Understand budgets and work within the prescribed budget

Empower personnel.
Recruit, train, and develop others to serve in their 'sweet spot.' Raise the level of expectation regarding what God can do in and through followers of Christ

Job Description:
Be a strong teacher/communicator of God's Word.
Provide clarity, conviction, and creativity in both large and small group settings while handling the scriptures
Fulfill the great commission found in Matthew 28:19-20

Set the vision and direction for the student ministry.
Paint a picture of the future that involves changed lives
Declare the cause of Christ with excitement, commitment, and purpose

Develop ministry strategies and steward ministry budgets.
Link the long-range vision with annual priorities and quarterly goals
Move the work of multiple people in a strategic direction
Manage ministry budgets with fiscal integrity and biblical stewardship

Develop students in relational and empowering environments.
Create outreach opportunities through invitational activities and events
Plan spiritual growth opportunities for students to learn and apply biblical truths
Schedule service opportunities for students to give of their time, energy, and resources in the name of Christ
Champion adventure trips and mission trips to deepen spiritual experiences and enhance authentic relationships with one another and Christ

Replace yourself by multiplying others and teams of people.
Recruit, train, and develop students, volunteers, and volunteer leaders to forge the vision into reality
Ensure every volunteer and student leader has the necessary resources to thrive in their ministry

Oversee all aspects of the Student Ministries.
The accuracy of student information on the database, rosters, waivers, health forms, attendance reports, etc.
The accuracy and creativity of the website, social media, and other forms of ministry communication

About Trinity Fellowship Church:

Trinity Fellowship Church
Big Rapids, MI
Denomination: Evangelical Free Church

Trinity Fellowship enjoys the benefits of being one church in two locations: Big Rapids and Newaygo. Both are towns in West Central Michigan with a beautiful river running through them that fishermen, tubers, hikers, and many others enjoy for life enhancement and recreation! Big Rapids also enjoys the presence of Ferris State University.  

Job Qualifications:

Embrace Trinity Fellowship's doctrine, mission, values, and vision
A four-year degree (youth ministry degree preferred)
Licensed by the EFCA or willing to obtain EFCA licensure
Student ministry experience (four years preferred)
Strong desire to multiply the work of the ministry in and through an adult volunteer team
Proficient in teaching the Scriptures
A well-rounded personal skill set that includes organizational and administrative components
Team player with effective relational skills
Able to shepherd students in small groups and one-on-one
Technologically proficient to enhance communication and problem solve  

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Youth Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
$40,000 - 50,000
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250 - 500

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15085 220th Ave
Big Rapids
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