• Pursue the kind of close, abiding relationship with Jesus Christ that feeds your own spiritual depth, maturity and character.
• Commit to performing all duties in accordance with the mission and purpose of the church, EPC Book of Order, and the Westminster Confession of Faith.
• Display a readiness to serve that is both confident and humble; eager to grow, learn and contribute.
Leadership and Shepherding
• Participate in the weekly worship of Covenant, assisting in communion and preaching in the pulpit as needed. Assist in creating a culture of student service, visibility and participation during our weekly church gatherings.
• Serve on the session of Covenant Presbyterian Church and be involved in Presbytery and General Assembly.
• Oversee the youth ministry (grades 5-12) at Covenant. This includes but is not limited to leading a youth ministry team made up of paid staff and volunteers.
• Cultivate intentional, pastoral relationships with the youth of our church and within the community at large.
• Care for, lead, and minister to the families of our youth. Provide a vision for youth ministry which involves shepherding, equipping, and building up parents for the work of evangelism and discipleship within the home.
• Join the pastoral team in modeling a kind of leadership that connects the gospel winsomely and compellingly with both believers and nonbelievers in the community.
• Oversee the youth ministry budget and track monthly spending to ensure optimal, faithful use of financial resources.
• Attend session meetings and give reports as needed/requested.
• Implement systematic, sustainable processes where students and families are pursued, engaged, and brought into the life of the church.
• Ensure a level of excellence in student programming (i.e. retreats, camps, fun events, weekly youth group meetings, service projects, etc.) that honors Christ, connects students to CPC and each other, and sets them up to love Christ and the local church as they move toward adulthood.
• Develop intentional relationships with volunteers to lead, equip, encourage, and support them as they create a network of discipleship-focused relationships.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s Degree required. Masters (seminary) degree preferred.
Experience and Skills
• A minimum of 3 years experience in ministry required. Ordination preferred.
• Ability to lead a team and inspire others.
• Ability to delegate and organize.
• Ability to develop relationships, train volunteers, and connect with people of all ages.
PAY AND BENEFITS
• Competitive Salary, in line with qualifications and experience.
• EPC Retirement
• 1-2 Weeks paid study leave, depending on Ordination status.
• 3-4 Weeks of Vacation, depending on Ordination Status