Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Ministry at Faith Lutheran Church
Castle Rock, CO 80104

We are searching for a Youth/Associate Pastor whose focus will be Youth, Young Adults, and Family Ministry.

PURPOSE: To serve Faith Lutheran Church (FLC) in ministry and life with an emphasis on developing, coordinating, and implementing a comprehensive youth, young adults, and family program from preschool through high school that is focused on discipleship, balanced with fellowship, service, and mission opportunities. FLC sees itself as a “big tent” kind of church where people of all backgrounds can grow in their relationship with Jesus. Our preschool ministry is consistently ranked as a top Christian preschool with a multiyear waitlist. Family growth in our area is burgeoning and is "ripe for harvest" for the person who is called into this ministry.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Disciple teens and young adults.
Evaluate FLC’s current youth ministry offerings, provide recommendations, and implement steps to accomplish current and future youth and family ministry goals.
Provide oversight to our A.R.C. children’s ministry pipeline and support the growth of this group in conjunction with the Children & Family Ministry Coordinator by cultivating relationships within the church and the local community.
Develop and lead families from preschool as an entry point into the church.
Teach and oversee youth Sunday School classes and small group bible studies.
Lead effective youth growth through discipleship, fellowship, worship, bible studies, evangelism, mission opportunities, and community service.
Engage regularly with FLC’s youth and their families through fun activities and relationship-building initiatives, including strengthening family relationships.
Establish healthy, effective, and efficient communication channels with parents to encourage their youth’s faith, growth, and participation in youth activities.
Plan, organize, and implement the weekly youth gatherings.
Proactively plan the youth calendar to develop community, relationships, fellowship, and spiritual growth.
Train and equip others to connect with the youth and their families in the Associate Pastor’s
absence.

Participate in LCMC youth retreats and other regional youth activities.
Recruit, equip, and enable volunteers to share in the leadership of the young adult ministry.
Provide church-wide visibility and communication to Young Adult activities.
Help lead worship as needed.
Serve as pulpit supply for the Senior Pastor as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master of Divinity or theological equivalent and a clear alignment and appreciation with Lutheran theology as defined by LCMC.
Good standing with LCMC.
Must have a maturing faith centered on Jesus Christ and the doctrines of grace.
Must be gifted in relating to youth, young adults, and families.
Must have integrity and be above reproach when interacting with youth and their families.
Must exhibit healthy boundaries with youth, young adults, and their families (accountability, physical and time boundaries, social media boundaries, etc.).
Must pass a background check.
Must have at least three years of significant and successful experience developing youth ministries, paid or unpaid.
Must have exceptional interpersonal skills and strong written and oral communication skills.
Must have strong leadership skills, with a vision and passion to connect and disciple youth.
Must be able to maintain trust and biblical confidentiality.
Must be able to work flexible hours.

COMPETENCIES:

Possesses a strong Christian character (hard work, teamwork, honesty, peacemaking, integrity).
Outgoing personality that can easily engage with children, youth, and adults.
Articulate and effective at public speaking.
Sensitive to the needs and pressures of teens and young adults with the ability to offer biblical wisdom and to provide appropriate resources.
Enjoys the challenges of youth ministry and desires to collaborate with families.
Ability to assess current ministry structure and provide a plan ensuring a smooth transition.
Adapts to the changing needs in a daily and weekly schedule and can adjust appropriately.
Can collaborate with multiple leaders and teams to accomplish various goals.
Savvy in digital communication and knowledge of social media.

COMPENSATION:

This is a full-time position with flexible hours based on a forty-hour work week paid bi-weekly for eighty hours.
Benefits include vacation, insurance, retirement, preschool discount, holiday, and sick time.
Salary based on experience and education. - $60,000 - $80,000 range
** THE ABOVE JOB DESCRIPTION IS INTENDED AS A GUIDE ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE INTERPRETED AS A COMPLETE LIST OF THE DUTIES OF OR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS JOB. **

TO APPLY: Email Cover Letter and Resume to Karl Krueger at: [email protected]
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year
Benefits:

 

Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Paid time off

Address

Faith Lutheran Church
303 N. Ridge Rd
Castle Rock, Colorado 80104

Contact

Karl Kreuger
303-522-8868
[email protected]

Website

faithcrco.org

Location
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
40
Pay rate
$60k-80k per year
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Next Gen Ministry
Organizational Management
Pastoral
Working with Adolescents
Working with Children
Industries
Church Ministry