Youth/Student Ministries

6/26/2019

South Atlantic District C&MA

Purpose: Serve with the Pastoral Ministry Team in providing oversight and vision for the disciple-making of students of the church from Birth to College. Provide pastoral care and ministry oversight to students of the congregation. This includes, but is not limited to, evangelism, preaching, counseling, visitation, relationship building, coaching, teaching, training, one-on-one ministry, as well as recruiting, training, and supervising leaders. Youth • Recruit, train, and lead a team of volunteers for the youth ministry. • Foster a culture that is intentional in reaching and incorporating new students and families into this local body of believers. Develop and maintain a strategy in partnership with the Pastoral Ministry Team, Elders, and Acclimation Team. • Be intentional in building and fostering relationships with students, both within and outside of the church, to introduce them to Christ as Savior and help them become biblical, loving, Spirit-filled disciples of Jesus. • Oversee and develop ministries, opportunities, and special events for students 6th – 12th grade to Connect with Christ, Grow with Others, and Engage the World that are in alignment with the church Disciple-making paradigm and priorities. Children • Recruit, coach, and resource leaders for each Kids ministry area, and partner with leaders to develop teams of volunteers for each ministry. • Oversee and develop in partnership with Kids ministry leaders ministries, opportunities, and special events for children birth – 5th grade to Connect with Christ, Grow with Others, and Engage the World that are in alignment with the church Disciple-making paradigm and priorities. • Be a resource to ministry teams regarding curriculum and programming. • Foster a culture that is intentional in reaching and incorporating new children and families into this local body of believers. Develop and maintain a strategy in partnership with the Pastoral Ministry Team, Elders, and Acclimation Team. College Age • Oversee and develop disciple-making opportunities for college aged individuals to Connect with Christ, Grow with Others, and Engage the World that are in alignment with the church's Disciple-making paradigm and Discipling Community strategy. • Develop and maintain strategies for partnerships with local colleges. • Facilitate opportunities for relationships to develop between college aged individuals and other generations. • Recruit and deploy volunteer leaders for ministry and Discipling Communities. • Foster a culture that is intentional in reaching and incorporating new college aged individuals into this local body of believers. Develop and maintain a strategy in partnership with the Pastoral Ministry Team, Elders, and Acclimation Team. Pastoral Functions • Ensure smooth transitions of children to youth and youth to college. • Champion student involvement as active and current parts of this local body of Christ in church wide ministries. • Engages in disciple-making in both professional and personal contexts. • Is available to officiate at ceremonies such as weddings, funerals, infant/children dedications, baptisms, communion services, etc. as needed. • Available to fill the pulpit in absence of Lead Pastor and fulfills other pastoral functions and visitation needs as required. • Participates in local, district, and national events and gatherings. General • Participation in weekly staff meetings, staff prayer times, and trainings. • Work with Pastoral Ministry Team, other staff, and leaders in encouraging multi- generational ministry. • Communicate all information related to ministry by providing details to appropriate people in a timely manner. (bulletin, web, worship slides, announcements, handouts, etc.) • Prepare annual budget request and ministry report. • Attend monthly Elder meetings as a spiritual leader of the local body. Amenable To: The Elder Board and Lead Pastor Works Closely With: Elders, Pastoral Ministry Team, Support Staff, Ministry Leaders Responsible for: Youth leaders, Kids leaders, related ministry teams This is a full time exempt position receiving full benefits.

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