Seeking Part-time Youth Pastor in Lexington

August 08, 2019

JOB TITLE: Youth Pastor

STATUS: Part Time (20 Hours Per Week + One Week During the Summer)

Goal Statement: It shall be the responsibility of the Youth Minister to:
1. Direct and oversee a Comprehensive Ministry to All Youth (grades 6-12) and their families who are part of the St. Luke United Methodist Church Family;
2. Develop and maintain an outreach to youth in the Lexington/Fayette County community;
3. Work with the Youth Ministry Team (currently made up of youth counselors, parents, and youth) in the development, planning, and implementation of a comprehensive ministry to youth.

Necessary Qualities for the Minister to Youth:
• A vitalized relationship with Jesus Christ · A heart for leading + nurturing youth into a relationship with Jesus Christ
· A good knowledge of Scripture and the ability to teach and model scriptural principles
· A good knowledge of United Methodist theology and practice
· A pastoral heart to minister to the complex needs of youth and their families
· A heart for mission and service
· Skill in building teams to develop, plan, and implement ministries to the youth
· The ability to help young people build relationships with each other
· A desire to integrate youth into the vision + ministry of the church Ministry

• Plan, lead, and execute weekly youth group meetings on Sunday evenings
• Plan, lead, and execute weekly youth classes on Wednesday evenings during the school year at our Wednesday.comm night
• Plan, lead, and execute one social outing per month to be held either Friday evenings or Saturday
• Plan, lead, and execute three major overnight events: fall retreat, winter lock-in, spring mission
• Plan, lead, and execute a one week Summer Trip to Student Life Camp
• Direct and lead the Youth Ministry Team

The Minister of youth shall be accountable to:
The Youth Leadership Team,
The Staff Parish Relations Team,
The Director of Student Ministries.

Contact: Brian Ebel

Location: St. Luke United Methodist Church

Address: 2351 Alumni Dr Lexington 40517

Phone: 8592694687