Full-time Youth Pastor at Lake East Christian Church
Kirkland, Washington 98033

Church Overview:• LECC is an evangelical non-denominational Christian church that consists of families mostly with Chinese ethnic background. Please see church website for details https://leccweb.azurewebsites.net/About.

• The church is located in Kirkland Washington, east of Seattle across from Lake Washington

• LECC has about 100 people serving mostly the Seattle Eastside communities

• There's a Chinese-speaking Sunday service and an English-speaking Sunday service

• We have a strong burden to grow our youth God's way and are looking for a full-time dedicated youth pastor to work together on this ministry

• LECC youth demographics can include both middle school students and high school students from current church families, and near-by community neighborhood

Youth Ministry Goals:• Turn the youth into believers and disciples

• Build up the foundation of faith for their college and adulthood life

• Expand the kingdom of God through youth ministry. Grow the youth attendance by 10X and attract younger families to God.

Roles and Responsibilites:A minister of the Word of God

• Preach at least twice a month at the English Sunday worship services

• Teach High School and Middle School student Sunday School classes, regularly train Sunday School teachers

• Teach the English baptism class and baptize new believers

• Minister the monthly Holy Communion

A shepherd and servant of God, focusing on serving the youth

• Visit and care for youth to build up the relationship with them

• Lead youth fellowship programs

• Work with youth parents to grow youth spiritually

• Maintain contact with youth and parents, keeping them informed of ongoing activities. Keep parents updated on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement

A spiritual leader and overseer for the youth ministry

• Lead LECC youth ministry in planning, budgeting, execution and recruiting co-workers to work together

• Develop plans to ensure the growth of youth in spiritual maturity and in congregation size.

• Plan and train youth to serve within the church and outreach in the local community

• Build, lead, and coordinate among all the youth co-workers

• Encourage, train and participate in short term mission

• Develop and maintain effective relationships with various leaders in the community for purposes of outreach programs

A team player of the pastoral team and reports to the Elder and Deacon Board

• Working with the Elder Deacon board to develop short-term tactical and long-term strategic plans, organize execution teams and/or establish programs to enable LECC short-term goals and execution strategy

• Inform, coordinate, and support the Elder Deacon Board to ensure the ministry progress, synergy, and cohesiveness

• Work with Elders and Deacons in developing concrete, implementable annual plan and budget

• Participate and contribute to weekly and monthly meetings to collaborate with others (Elders and Deacons, Chinese and Children pastors, Co-Workers, and others)

Qualifications and Aptitudes:• Have a clear and strong calling from God to serve in Youth Ministry. Have a love for Jesus Christ, for young people, and for the church

• Talent to connect with youth and build trust relationships with them. Self-motivation to lead, capable of casting and imparting vision for ministry. Possess relational skills with youth, parents, and staff

• Ability to work with parents and other co-workers to form a strong supporting team for youth spiritual growth

• Exemplify obedience to the Word of God and devotion to a deep-rooted prayer life. Must have a clear testimony to a saving, sanctifying, and growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Model a Christ-like lifestyle and a passion to reach the lost for Jesus Christ

• Chinese culture appreciation is highly preferred

• Theological training or youth ministry experience preferred

Address

Lake East Christian Church
5241 116TH AVE NE
Kirkland, Washington 98033

Contact

Simon Tian
4259229894
[email protected]

Website

lecc.org

Location
Kirkland, Washington 98033
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
undecided
Pay rate
undecided
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Administrative
Communication
Counseling
Pastoral
Working with Children
Industries
Church Ministry