Director of Children and Youth Ministries

 

* Job Description

Lexington Presbyterian Church is looking for a Director of Children and Youth Ministries who will love, nurture, inspire and equip our children and youth to be faithful, lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ. This position involves building a program to minister to the children and youth in our church and to other young people in our community who do not know Christ. This is a part-time position that will include Sunday mornings and occasional mid-week events, and other various mission and discipleship activities.

* Church Bio.

Lexington Presbyterian is a small but growing church. Over the past four years we have increased our membership by nearly 50%. We are a part of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A but Baptists, Charismatics, Lutherans, Methodists, new believers and life-long Presbyterians all feel comfortable calling our Church home. We have wonderful group of teenagers and a growing children’s ministry. We recently renovated a room to better serve our children and youth. Our vision is to love God, love one another and love the lost to Christ. The addition of a children and youth director would enable us to continue expanding our ability to serve Christ, His Church and our expanding community.

* Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is a person who enjoys a flourishing and vibrant personal relationship with Christ Jesus.

The ideal candidate should also be a spiritually mature individual who has a desire to continuing learning and growing as a disciple of Christ and in their calling to serve Christ.

Additionally, the ideal candidate should have a passion to shepherd, support, evangelize, and disciple children and students.

Be comfortable serving Christ in a rural and small town setting.

Able to connect with people from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.

Innovative, Creative and Resourceful

The desired candidate should be an individual who possess exceptional relational and communication skills.

The ability to raise up and train volunteers and other leaders.

Ability to work independently.

Must have a satisfactory background check

 

* Responsibilities

Develop, implement and direct programs for the children and youth of our church and community that will promote spiritual growth. It is our desire that the programs and activities will lead to a personal salvation experience, ongoing discipleship, and spiritual maturity, in addition to providing outreach to the community.

Develop and implement a Sunday morning program for children that include worship, Biblical instruction and activities.

Develop and implement a regular program for the youth group.

Coordinate and/or help facilitate special summer activities for children and youth, (e.g. VBS, Camps, retreats, Missions, community outreach, etc.).

Recruit, equip and oversee volunteers

Oversee and have a regular presence in children and youth ministry activities.

Participate in our afterschool outreach in the local elementary school.

Other assigned duties from the session or pastor.

 

* Working Relationships:

This position reports directly to the Board of Elders and is secondarily accountable to the Pastor.

This position disciples, manages and recruits volunteers of the Children and Youth ministries.

 

* To Apply:

Mail or email a resume and the names of three references with contact information to Rev. Aaron Flucke, PO Box 237, Lexington, IN, 47138 or aaronflucke@hotmail.com

 

Lexington Presbyterian Church, PO Box 237, Lexington, IN 47138-0237

PH: 812-889-2871, LexingtonPresbyterianChurch.com