Youth/Children Ministry Position, Harrodsburg Christian Church – Harrodsburg, KY

Harrodsburg Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is seeking a part-time youth pastor who will lead our ministry with youth and children. The successful candidate will have a love and passion for Jesus that is evident. He/She will be a vital staff member who contributes to the ministry of the whole congregation as we move into the future God desires.

 

Skills required:

  • Passion for leading children and youth to a deep relationship with Jesus.
  • Maturity and knowledge to create ministries that meet the spiritual, emotional, and social needs of children and youth.
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Committed Christian active in a lifestyle of caring and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ
  • Desire to embrace the beliefs of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Self-motivated and committed
  • Effective communicator and organizer who can recruit and delegate
  • Willing to learn and receive additional training to increase ministerial competence
  • Tech Savvy: Knowledge and use of social networks, website, and other online platforms.
  • Collaborative spirit and clear communicator.
  • Maintain driver’s status and able to drive a 15-passenger van.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and coordinate ministry where all children and youth will feel welcomed and included, no matter who they are.
  • Develop relationships with all the children, youth, and their families. Getting to know each child and youth.
  • Sporadically attending events and activities that the children and youth participate in: sporting events, plays, recitals, special occasions.
  • With the help of the Education Ministry Team, coordinate volunteers to provide leadership and support to various ministries with children and youth. (Youth sponsors, Sunday School teachers, children’s church leaders).
  • Create opportunities where children and youth and use their gifts in Sunday worship services and regular hands-on mission work.
  • Plan, coordinate and help to lead weekly youth group meetings, Sunday School, children’s church, fellowship events, and mission opportunities.
  • Provide articles and information for social media, the church website, church newsletter and weekly worship announcements to keep the congregation and community informed about what’s happening with children and youth ministry.
  • Promote denominational gatherings and summer church camp.
  • Attend monthly board meetings and give a report that details work and ministry that has been done as well as future ministry plans.
  • Participate in Sunday worship services.
  • Work with the Education Ministry team to develop a yearly budget
  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled.

 

Schedule:

This position is a part-time position that requires approximately 15 hours per week. Due to the responsibilities involved, this is not a typical 9 -5 job. Flexibility is needed and will require afternoon, evening, and weekend responsibilities.

Compensation:

This is a salaried position at $15,000 per year. There are no benefits. The Senior Pastor and personnel committee must approve unpaid leave.

Position Availability: Immediately

 

Send cover letter and resume to:

Pastor Micki McHugh

Harrodsburg Christian Church

305 S. Main

Harrodsburg, KY 40330

micki@harrodsburgchristian.org

859-734-3224

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