Youth Minister/Pastor Full Time

@ West Houston Chinese Church
  • Houston, Texas View on Map
  • Denomination: Non - Denominational
  • Job Category: Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Salary Range: $41 - $50
  • Date Posted: 9 January 2023
  • Application closes: 30 April 2023
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    Job Description

    Job Overview

    The youth pastor/minister’s primary role is to shepherd the middle and high school students at West Houston Chinese Church in partnership with parents, the WHCC congregation, and pastors to create resilient disciples in Christ Jesus.

    Job Description

    The Youth Pastor/Minister will operate in the following areas:
    – Teaching & Preaching
    — Disciple students using a Biblical worldview in contrast to the dominant cultural view.
    — Oversee teaching and curriculum for Sunday morning D-groups.
    — Plan and oversee weekly Friday night Ignite youth gatherings.
    — Equip students and leaders in discipleship.
    — Provide training and teaching on missions and evangelism.
    — Preach twice a year (or more) in English service
    – Leadership
    — Work with Youth Ministry Deacon to oversee a volunteer youth staff and youth ministry interns, as applicable.
    — Refine youth ministry vision and coordinate overall ministries.
    — Train and develop student leaders and volunteer youth workers for regular youth programs.
    — Maintain relationships with local churches and youth ministers for joint events and programs.
    — Develop new youth programs (as needed).
    – Administration
    — Oversee youth portion of WHCC website, prayer bulletin, and Meta bulletin on a weekly basis.
    — Attend weekly English staff team, Pastoral Staff Meetings for accountability and overall church involvement.
    — Report to Lead English Pastor, work with the Pastoral Staff Team to support general ministry needs, and update church council about youth ministry.
    – Pastoral Care
    — Build relationships built on trust and care with students and their families.
    — Recruit, disciple, equip and empower lay leaders, both parents and young adults.
    – Miscellaneous
    — Oversee youth mission trips.
    — Support youth summer camps.
    — Conduct MS and HS retreats as needed.

    – Must be in full agreement with WHCC Doctrinal statement
    – Experienced in working with middle and high school students
    – Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player who is comfortable functioning within a multi-staff, multilingual and multicultural ethnic church environment.

    – Graduate level seminary training (MA/MDiv/ThM or equivalent) strongly preferred
    – Experience in Asian-American ministry strongly preferred
    – Effective administration skills

    Application closes: April 30, 2023

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