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Posted by: Tim Smith

Posted date: Nov-15-2016

Location: Ridgecrest, CA

RCNAZ Church  //  where GOD intersects our everyday

We are located in Ridgecrest CA approx 2+ hours outside of Los Angeles and are searching for our next Associate Pastor of Youth. RCNAZ is a growing congregation in need of a PASSIONATE LEADER to head up our ministry to/with the youth in our community. If you are interested in joining a team, being part of a transforming missional community, and reaching people with the GOOD NEWS, then share your resume with us. 

Here's our job description:

Associate Pastor of Youth
@ Ridgecrest Church of the Nazarene

The Associate Pastor of Youth (APY), a fulltime pastoral position, will oversee the spiritual growth journey for those age 13-18 at Ridgecrest Church of the Nazarene (RCNAZ). The APY will develop opportunities for the youth to grow in their relationship and service to the Lord. The APY will:

1. Model biblical priorities. The APY should represent a growing personal relationship with Christ, model a strong relationship with his or her spouse (if married) and children (if applicable). The APY will strive to fulfill his or her purpose in life and ministry while demonstrating integrity in words, relationships, and actions. These objectives are accomplished by: 

·        Committing to a daily quiet-time with God. 
·        Participating in a RCNAZ Missional Community on a regular basis.
·        Setting appropriate boundaries to protect character and integrity.
·        Developing personal evangelism opportunities within and outside the church.
·        Supporting the ministries of RCNAZ by faithfully giving in tithes & offerings.

2. Develop and Oversee the RCNAZ Youth. The APY will preach, teach, lead, organize and facilitate effective youth programs at RCNAZ. The APY will implement times of discipleship, service and fellowship to help students move from visiting to belonging and growing. The APY will:

       Develop, along with the other Pastoral Staff, a ministry plan for the student ministry.  
·        Execute meaningful weekly gatherings, outreach events and service projects to engage, encourage and equip new and existing students in the life of the church.
·        Maintain effective communication with students and parents, ensuring all are informed of activities and service opportunities.
·        Help integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life, striving for an intentionally intergenerational church-wide culture. 
·        Recruit, train and oversee volunteer youth staff. 
·        Assist in the development and oversight of the youth ministry budget; also manage student fees for events and trips in a timely fashion. 
·        Provide opportunities for all ages (jr and sr high) to experience growth in their relationship and service of the Lord.
·        Participate as needed or requested in the development of the overall church ministry.

3. Be a member of the RCNAZ Pastoral Staff. As a member of the Pastor Staff, the APY will: 

     Report directly to the RCNAZ Lead Pastor.  
·       Support the Church-wide vision and mission of Ridgecrest Church of the Nazarene. 
·        Participate in weekly staff meetings, worship gatherings and special meetings. 
·        Present monthly reports for the board and an annual report for the church. 
·        Stay current with youth ministry practices by regularly reading and attending youth leadership events and conferences. 

where GOD intersects our everyday
Position Information
Organization Name Only members can view this field.
Location Ridgecrest, CA
District Los Angeles
State/Province California
Position Title Associate Pastor of Youth
Position Classification Associate
PositionType Full-time
Deadline for Applications
Contact Information
Contact Preference Send resumes by Email only.
First & Last Name Tim Smith
Title Lead Pastor
Email tim@rcnazarene.org