Concord Evangelical Free Church (Concord, NE) – Youth Pastor
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Concord Evangelical Free Church (concordfreechurch.org) is seeking an Associate/Youth Pastor.
We are a 125-year-old multi-generational church in Northeast Nebraska. Located in Concord, our congregation is made up of believers from many surrounding communities. We exist to exalt our Lord Jesus Christ by evangelizing the lost and edifying, in love, the Body of Christ. Weekly attendance is between 180-200 and our youth group sees between 25-35 students on Sunday Nights.
Provide vision direction, teaching for the Youth Ministry of CEFC in order to lead students into a personal relationship with Jesus Disciple and equip youth to be followers of Christ and serve the Lord in the areas of their spiritual gifts and abilities.
Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, show evidence of continual spiritual growth, be of established Christian Character and sound in doctrine as outlined in 2 Timothy 4:1-5 and Romans 12:1-2, and the qualifications of a pastor as outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 He shall be in agreement with the Concord EFC Statement of Faith, and shall uphold its constitution. He shall understand, respect, and support the guidelines of church policy He must provide evidence of his call to ministry He should be a seminary or Christian college graduate, although significant Christian ministry experience may be an acceptable substitute. Skills/Knowledge Ability to apply God's word to everyday life Self-motivated, self-disciplined and teachable Strong working relationship with the Senior Pastor Discern the needs of youth and find innovative ways to meet them Mentoring/Counseling/Discernment Leadership and teaching abilities Administrative/organizational skills Strong communication/interpersonal skills Exude energy, creativity, and the ability to have fun
Oversee and supervise the Jr/Sr High youth groups Oversee and supervise the Christian Education (Sunday School) Department Participate with the Senior Pastor in the overall shepherding of the congregation Be available for personal counseling of the children or youth Attend and encourage youth leadership and involvement in E-Free youth conferences Provide student mission opportunities Show interest and attend school activities of teens The Process
Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:
Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Youth/Associate Pastor at CEFC?
Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Youth/Associate Pastor of CEFC?
In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of CECF?
Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to [email protected]