Youth/Student Ministries

Thu Mar 07 00:00:00 MST 2019

North Central District C&MA

River of Life Church is a healthy, established, multi-generational church located in the St. Paul suburb of Shoreview, MN. We desire to grow our church by making fully devoted and reproducing disciples of Jesus Christ, enfolding them into our local body, and helping them to be active in ministering to the body and the surrounding communities. Our vision is to pursue being a Greatest Commandment, Great Commission, Acts 1:8 church, serving all God brings to us. We are looking for a young, energetic, grounded Youth Pastor who will help disciple our youth into a deeper walk with Christ. One who is willing to invite, and draw, other youth into our Youth Group, and families in the community into our church. Ministry Status: .625 Time (25 hours per week) Accountable: to Senior Pastor or his designee Responsibilities/Duties • Passion and desire for the Lord, His glory, and the advancement of His Kingdom • Disciple youth in their walk with Christ – including baptism and service • Lead weekly Youth Group meetings • Oversee all aspects of Youth Ministry including; teaching, training volunteers, scheduling, screening, and preparing • Effectively communicate with students and parents on a consistent basis • Lead various activities, outreach events, and retreats – both fun and spiritual • Recruit and help youth to participate in Big Sandy Camp summer camps and winter retreats • Help promote, and possibly lead, local and international mission trips • Build relationships with local schools – promoting and inviting youth to RoL Youth Group • Help with various church projects as needed • At least 80% of candidates time will be in the area of youth and 20%, or less, on projects directed by the Senior Pastor Team Work • Participate in weekly staff meetings • Meet two to four times a year with volunteer team for development, encouragement, and assessment of the ministry • Other responsibilities which may arise fitting the purview of this ministry and approved or assigned by the Senior Pastor • Regularly attend monthly Elder Board meetings Essential Skills/Experience • Bachelor’s Degree • Preferably 1+ years of youth leadership experience (including volunteering) • High integrity, purity, and joy in the Lord • Love for the Lord, love of people, and a strong understanding of Scripture • Theological alignment with River of Life and the Christian and Missionary Alliance • Self-starter, mature, and organized The Youth Pastor will be paid at an annual rate of $22,500 ($1,875 monthly) for 25 hours of work per week. Compensation will include seven (7) paid holidays (New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day) at 4 hours per day and 10 days of vacation at 4 hours per day.


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