About the job
OBJECTIVE: Develop a Youth Ministry that will make disciples of junior high and high school students in accordance with Matthew 28:19-20.
§ Shepherd students and partner with parents in making disciples.
§ Provide resources for students to grow in their relationship with God and others.
REPORTS TO: Senior Pastor
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
§ Create and maintain mission and vision for Twin River’s Junior High and High School Youth Ministries
§ Communicate a clear mission and vision known by students, parents, leaders, and the church
§ Develop and maintain strategies that focus on prayer both with the students and in their homes
§ Connect with and equip students, parents, and leaders
§ Plan events, retreats, mission’s trips, and other opportunities for students to connect with each other and God
§ Create outreach and service opportunities
§ Disciple students through small groups, service, campus visitation, and other means
§ Identify, train, and create a strategic plan to develop leaders to disciple, connect, and serve students
§ Connect and partner with parents through consistent communication and support in building the home
§ Develop an efficient student and parent tracking system to keep families plugged-in to and engaged in the ministry
§ Provide effective and relevant biblical teaching.
§ Effectively teach that God’s Word is the authority in students’ lives
§ Prepare biblically based messages that are relevant to the life of the students
§ Create age-appropriate milestone markers
SECONDARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure safety and functionality of the youth facility
Work collaboratively with staff and participate in weekly staff meetings
Pursue excellence as a Pastor of Twin Rivers by counseling, preaching, and being involved in the essentials of discipleship (e.g. leading people to salvation, baptizing, serving communion, and performing weddings and memorials)
§ A committed follower of Jesus with a heart to serve His church. One who exhibits a life of spiritual maturity consistent with 1 Timothy 3:1-7. Alignment with the vision and values of Twin Rivers Church with a passion and proven experience to make disciples (Matt. 28:19-20). Undergraduate Degree with an emphasis in Biblical Studies preferred. Demonstrated ability to engage and lead adult volunteers. Ability to develop and manage a ministry budget. See attached document for our philosophy of youth ministry.
Twin Rivers Church
1660 Mohawk Blvd
Springfield, Oregon 97477
Jeremiah Walpert, Senior Pastor