Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity. I Timothy 4:12
The Youth Pastor will give pastoral leadership and oversight to all areas and aspects of youth ministry at Orchard Ridge, including Junior High and Senior High ministry and Youth Bible Studies. They will contribute to spiritual growth and numerical growth of the Youth Ministry by being an effective minister within the church through building relationships with youth and their families and creating an ongoing calendar of events and an annual budget.The Youth Pastor will develop a team of leaders to increase the capacity for ministry. This position reports directly to the Senior Pastor.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct themselves in a manor demonstrating the gifts and graces of pastoral ministry to those in the church and our community.
Create and communicate a God inspired vision for ORCN’s Youth Ministry and its goals and purposes including an annual youth calendar. The calendar should reflect the five purposes of the New Testament church: Evangelism, Worship, Discipleship, Ministry & Fellowship. Produce and distribute a hard copy calendar, update youth & church websites and ORCN all church announcements with same information.
Develop and expand leadership for ORCN’s Youth Mistry
Recognize the Youth Ministry is part of the larger church ministry.
Understand that ultimately this position is an extension of the Senior Pastor’s ministry at the church.The goals and purposes of this ministry must be compatible with the goals and purposes of the entire church which operates under the mission: “Where the Lost are Found, the Found are Discipled, and Disciples Serve.”
Profess and model wholehearted commitment to Jesus Christ and His church.
Three or more years leading a Youth Ministry, demonstrating growth and engagement by the youth of that congregation.
Sound grasp of the Scriptures and be able to effectively communicate eternal truths found therein to the Youth of today in a manner that they can grasp and understand.
Must live in harmony with the rules of the Church of the Nazarene [as provided for in the Manual].
Ordained, or pursuing ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.
Ideal candidate will be married or engaged to be married.