Youth Pastor

Lighthouse Church

Job Description

We are looking for a godly man with a supportive family whose visionary role would be to develop the systems and structures to support multi-generational discipleship in the church and the community.

Ministry Responsibilities

Coordinating the Youth Group

  • Overseeing the High School/Junior High ministry in the church by developing a strong leadership team of both parents and students.
  • Coordinating the various teams within the youth ministry like the youth worship team, youth leaders, parent leaders, and event planning.
  • Beginning with the Youth Group, build a culture that prioritizes discipleship and outreach.
  • Connecting with students and parents throughout the week.
  • This ministry area will consist of 70% of the weekly hours.

Family Ministry

  • Coordinating with our children’s ministry leaders and the young adult ministry to help us collectively raise up disciples in the Lord from infancy to adulthood.
  • Working with other leaders to help equip families to have strong marriages and be equipped to disciple their children at home.

Preaching and Teaching

  • Gifted to regularly teach and preach the Word of God to students and their families.
  • Gifted to occasionally fill in preaching for the Lead Pastor.
  • Possesses a solid understanding of the Scriptures and Theology in order to humbly handle the Word of God.

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of an annual budget for Youth Ministry and manage the budget throughout the fiscal year.
  • Other tasks as needed.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies or related field, or equivalent ministry experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in student ministry leadership role


  • Godly character: humble, gracious, honest, and hospitable.
  • Agrees with the Lighthouse Statement of Faith and attempts to follow Jesus with integrity in every aspect of their lives.
  • Has a healthy marriage and family.
  • Relational and people-oriented.
  • Excellent teaching, organizational, and leadership skills.

Hours & Benefits

The Pastor will be classified as a full-time employee. Benefits offered will be consistent with the current policy for benefits, paid time off (PTO), and holidays. This is a minimum 40-hour-per-week position. Salary will be based on experience and current financial trends in the Tri-Cities area.

Please include in your application a file or link to a video or audio recording of a sample of your preaching/teaching .

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About Lighthouse Church

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Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
1 month ago
Richland, Washington

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
300-500 people people

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