Godley Methodist Church is looking for a part time associate pastor that will be responsible for growing and leading the youth ministry, providing Christ-Centered, enthusiastic leadership to recruit, support, and maintain participation of youth. The youth pastor will collaborate with the senior pastor and ministry teams, and provide leadership to recruit, train and support volunteers. The youth pastor reports to the senior pastor. Musical ability is a plus in this position.
The following characteristics are what we are looking for. You need to be a grounded Christ-follower with a deep personal relationship with Jesus. You need to have a passion and vision for youth and their families to grow in faith together. You need to have strong interpersonal skills with youth and adults and be an exceptional listener and communicator. You need to be a self-starter who can manage the creation, planning, and implementation of youth ministries. You should be a team player who is supportive of all ministries of the church.
The youth pastor will lead youth discipleship efforts through the creation and support of Christ-centered, growth-oriented ministries. Programs, ministry volunteers; total people involved should grow as the church grows.
The youth pastor will be responsible for developing relationships with youth to encourage a deeper relationship with Christ. This includes group interactions, connections on social media, one-on-one and informal get-togethers, and attending youth activities outside of church. You will also encourage and equip the youth to be leaders at Godley Methodist as well as in the community, guiding them and praying for how God has gifted each one.
The youth pastor will recruit, coordinate, equip, and support adult volunteers to sponsor activities and when appropriate, partner with other Christian groups.
Personal life must reflect a high ethical, Christian standard, including but not limited to social media sites and informal gatherings outside of church.