Youth Pastor- Bloomsburg, PA | Cincinnati Christian University

Youth Pastor- Bloomsburg, PA

Church Name: Bloomsburg Christian Church

Location: Bloomsburg, PA

Job Description:

Job Title: Youth Pastor
Church Name: Bloomsburg Christian
Church Affiliation: Non­Denominational
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Average Worship Attendance: 300
Average Youth Group Attendance: 25­-30

Who we are:
Bloomsburg Christian Church (BCC) is a non­denominational church located just south of Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg is a town with a population of approximately 14,000 people and is the seasonal home of another 9,000+ when Bloomsburg University is in session.
The BCC campus is situated on 27 acres, in a slightly more rural area, just south of Bloomsburg and serves families and students from 4­5 different area school districts.This offers exciting and unique opportunities in ministering to a diverse group of people. Our vision is to connect students and their families to God, to each other and to “neighbors” both near and far.

What we are looking for:
We are prayerfully seeking a full­-time Youth Pastor. We are looking for someone who is passionate about mentoring and equipping students to grow in their relationship with God, and to reach the lost with the gospel of Jesus Christ . The primary area of focus will be to oversee and coordinate all middle and high school ministry, grades 6­-12.

Expectations:
● Be committed to the maintenance and ongoing growth of their own walk as a disciple of Jesus Christ through consistent and dedicated times of prayer, the reading of God’s Word and personal reflection.
● Be an open and contributing member of our Staff and Elder board
● Build strong relationships with the students, parents, and student leaders
● Encourage students to become mature in Christ through sound biblical teaching, discipleship, evangelism, counseling and service
● Serve as ministry coordinator for Sunday morning Jr. / Sr. High gatherings
○ Serve as teacher and/or oversee volunteer teachers
○ Approve and provide appropriate teaching materials
● Serve as ministry coordinator for weekly youth group meetings and bible studies
○ Serve as leader and/or oversee volunteer leaders
○ Approve and provide appropriate teaching materials
● Plan and oversee annual youth mission trips and service projects
● Plan and oversee all youth conferences, retreats, recreational & outreach activities
● Establish and maintain operational procedures for student ministry and an accountability
structure through which safety and growth are maintained
● Be committed to youth leader development
○ Lead the leaders with passion, excitement, and vision
○ Identify, recruit, train, place and empower new leaders into the ministry
○ Hold quarterly meetings to collaborate in creating, developing, implementing, and continually assessing the effectiveness of our student ministry.
○ Periodically attend youth leadership conferences with the team

 

Qualifications:

To be considered for this position the applicant must:
● Have a Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 1 year experience as a pastor / volunteer in student ministry
● Have a strong Christian character, believe that the Bible is the infallible Word of God, and live out a solid Christ­like example
● Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
● Have a passion for excellence and continuous development in all areas of ministry
● Be a strategic thinker who is able to create and successfully implement new programs
● Be able to collaborate with fellow staff toward the common church vision
● Have a teachable spirit, humble heart, and a bold passion to disciple our students in Christ
● Be able to adapt to the needs of BCC and its increasing number of students
● Be committed to the Statement of Faith and Constitutional Guidelines of Bloomsburg Christian Church (both are available on the church website).

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]
Also send a video of you teaching students.

Deadline for applying is April 15th, 2019.

Once your resume has been received you will be sent a confirmation. After resumes are reviewed, successful candidates will be further contacted about the next steps in the process, which will be phone/Skype interviews.

Contact details:
Eric Miller, Lead Pastor
Bloomsburg Christian Church
107 Deussen Drive Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-­3740

 

Date Posted:

02/27/2019