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Youth Pastor

The Experience Community Church
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 01/17/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are looking for somebody who has a huge heart for youth that is willing to be creative and dedicated to reaching students that normally wouldn't attend church. A person that is willing to meet students where they are at whether that be at school lunches, football games or other after school activities. Murfreesboro has 5 major highschools and several private schools with over 10,000 students. 


Job Description:

  • Leads high school students into a deeper relationship with Christ (following the model of Matt. 28:19-baptizing, making disciples, and teaching) 
  • Creates a path following the Vision Statement of The Experience Community that allows students to move from worship, community, and into community service/leadership
    • Authentic Worship- planning lessons, over-seeing worship teams, & creating a worship environment for Wednesday night gathering.
    • Authentic Community- building relationships with students outside of church through being proactive and available, taking them on outings, retreats and trips, and seeking them out during Sunday services. 
    • Authentic Community Service- planning opportunities for students to serve Christ outside of church through service projects, missions, etc. 
  • Maintains, oversees, and supervises the cleaning, maintenance, and up-keep of the student ministry facility
  • Oversees all forms of communications for Student Ministry (social media, e-mail, phone-calls, etc.)
  • Builds and maintains rapport and trust with parents of students within the church via communication and relationships.  
  • Over-sees, leads, and communicates with youth ministry team volunteers 
  • Updates and maintains database, records, and files (includes background checks for volunteers/workers, contact information for students, release forms for outings/trips) 
  • Prepares and organizes materials for weekly student ministry environments 
  • Prepares procedural documents (showing the processes involving getting new volunteers involved, taking overnight trips, etc.) 
  • Plans and coordinates events, outreaches, retreats and gatherings  
  • Invests relationally in students and their families, to include time outside of scheduled church events (eats lunch with students at local high schools)
  • Seeks opportunities to evangelize area students by being proactive in the local community and school system
  • Contributes and is a "team player" to the church's vision with other members of the ECC staff and volunteers (is willing to put aside personal preferences/agendas for the sake of the larger vision of the church) 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Family Pastor