Job Description

Youth Minister/Pastor Position

Christian Chinese Church of Greater Washington


Job Description


Teaching and Training Responsibilities

  • Develop curriculum, teach, and run the Friday Night Youth Bible Study program.
  • Implement Sunday School program by picking curriculum, recruiting and training teachers, 
  • Preach once every two months in the main English Ministry worship service.
  • Develop and run a discipleship/leadership training strategy for the youth.
  • Train and care for volunteers and staff.


Pastoral Responsibilities

  • Establish relationships by spending time with students outside of the church context (e.g. visiting homes, watching sports activities, graduations, etc.).
  • Provide counseling to students who are in need.
  • Build relationships with the parents so that they are informed of the youth ministry.
  • Implement a system for integrating newcomers into the youth ministry.


Outreach Responsibilities

  • Encouraging students to engage in outreach, both charity, service, and evangelistic.
  • Train and lead (or help lead) a youth missions team in the summer.
  • Prepare students for Lifeway’s M-Fuge gathering, which provides students to serve in a neighborhood of Philadelphia.


Ministry Activities Responsibilities

  • Help plan and run the youth portion in the overall church summer retreat.
  • Develop and implement fellowship gatherings throughout the year to build stronger bonds between the youth.


Inter-Departmental Responsibilities

  • Offer assistance as needed in the smooth running of the English Ministry worship service, of which the youth participate in.
  • Attend Official Board meetings once a month to provide a report of the youth ministry.



Qualifications


  • Have accepted Jesus Christ as personal Savior/Lord, and have maintained a relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Must have a heart for youth ministry.
  • Desire to attend or have graduated from an accredited seminary.
  • Experience in youth ministry of at least two years.
  • Proficiency with social media and audio/visual technology is a plus.
  • An extroverted/outgoing personality is preferred.
  • Full agreement with the church’s doctrinal positions as expressed by our by-laws (see cccgw.org).



Resume


  • Resume or CV.
  • A philosophy of ministry statement for youth.
  • Two sermons (preferably video).
  • Three references.


About Chinese Christian Church of Greater Washington

We are an ethnically Asian church who have served in the Silver Spring area for the last 65 years. Our ministries are divided into a Chinese and English speaking congregation. Within the English Congregation, there is a children's ministry and a youth ministry. Currently, the church has about 175 to 200 adults, and around 10 to 12 junior and senior high school students. Our hope is to find a youth pastor who will care for these students.

Experience Required
1-5 years

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
2 months ago
Location
Silver Spring, Maryland

Denomination
Non-Denominational

Church Size
100-200 people