Student Pastor at Central Presbyterian Church
Merced, CA

Church Description: Central Presbyterian is a multigenerational church of about 300 people in the heart of Merced, CA. We exist equip and send followers of Jesus out to love and serve our friends and neighbors in the city.

Role: To design, direct and lead a program of Christian nurture, fellowship, discipleship and evangelistic outreach for Junior and Senior High Students.

Responsibilities:
Plan, implement, and lead a program of youth ministry which teaches students to be disciples of Jesus, encourages fellowship among students and leaders, engagingly teaches and emphasizes God’s Word, reaches out to unbelievers, and actively seeks ways to connect students to the life of the church. Specific responsibilities include:

-Developing personal relationships with youth designed to support, disciple, and minister to individual needs (i.e. weekly campus visits, attending sporting events, and other extracurricular events).

-Recruiting, training, and leading youth volunteers and interns.

-Teaching and overseeing programs for both Junior and Senior High School Students (Junior and senior high meet separately on different nights of the week).

-Planning, organizing, and leading camps, retreats, mission trips, and other special events.

-Encouraging youth to participate in the life of the church and attend worship services.

-Communicating regularly with parents and the congregation as a whole, the vision, goals, direction, and content of the youth ministry.

-Seeking opportunities to develop relationships with the families of youth

-Participating in staff meetings and Sunday morning worship services.

-Creating the yearly budget and manage spending within that budget.

Desired Qualities:

A vibrant relationship with Jesus, passion for teaching the Bible, ability to organize programs and facilitate volunteers, relational, team player, (musical ability is a plus, but not required), MDiv or MA degree preferred.

Contact:
Please send resume and cover letter to bswanson@cpcmerced.org

Address

Central Presbyterian Church
1920 Canal St.
Merced, California 95340

Contact

Brent Swanson
870-6137658
bswanson@cpcmerced.org

Website

www.cpcmerced.org

Location
Merced, CA
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
40
Pay rate
TBA
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Preaching
Supervision
Teaching
Team Building
Working with Adolescents
Industries
Church Ministry