Youth Pastor Full Time

@ Cross of Glory
  • Hopkins, Minnesota View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist
  • Job Category: Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2023
  • Application closes: 30 June 2023
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    Job Description

    Job description

    Fulfill God’s calling to minister to and shepherd junior and senior high school students.  Personal commitment for your own spiritual growth modeled by a consistent practice of prayer and spiritual disciplines.  Instill biblical truth through teaching and discipleship. Connect with students on a deep level and partner with families and the rest of the church body to accomplish our vision to know and follow Jesus as a church, at home & beyond.

    This is a Full-time position reporting to the Senior Pastor

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
    Establish a vision for ministering to youth.

    • Disciple youth to know and follow Jesus as they prepare for adulthood.
    • Engage the unchurched youth in our community with the gospel.
    • Manage the security plan that protects children in our church’s care.

    Shepherd and care for youth and parents.

    • Organize ministry, service, and missions opportunities that allow youth to serve alongside, build relationships with, and learn from adults.
    • Maintain a plan for regular programming.
    • Plan and execute events and retreat opportunities that encourage students to connect with God and each other.
    • Be a welcoming, loving, engaged presence during church activities.

    Build and equip a strong ministry team: Recruit, train, and develop leaders to disciple, connect with, and serve students.

    Engage students with relevant Bible teaching.

    • Lead the process of choosing and implementing curriculum and Bible-teaching rhythms for youth, as well as special programs for equipping parents.
    • Teach students biblically-based lessons while coaching them in Bible-study techniques to enable them to study on their own.

    Serve as a pastor with the broader church: The person in this role would ideally be recognized as Pastor, but may initially be considered a director.

    Desired Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree with an emphasis in biblical studies or related training.  Multiple years of experience in volunteer and/or professional student ministry.  Demonstrated ability to recruit, train, and develop adult volunteers.  Proven experience in teaching, shepherding and discipleship.



    Resumes can be sent by email.

    Application closes: June 30, 2023

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