Youth Pastor, Traverse City, Mich.

The Lighthouse Church of God in Traverse City, Michigan is looking for a Youth Pastor. The primary purpose of the Youth Pastor is to introduce young people to Jesus Christ; to disciple them in their spiritual growth; to teach them to be dedicated servants of Christ; to coordinate an overall youth curriculum plan for the youth of the church for  balanced comprehensive Christian instruction; create and implement an overall youth evangelism strategy for the church; to get involved in the lives of the youth supporting them in all their endeavors; and finally, coordinate ministry opportunities for the youth of the church teaching them to take an active part in the total ministry of the church.

Service Relationships: The Youth Pastor is under the direction of the Pastor. The Youth Pastor will work with the Pastor and the rest of the staff evaluating the ministries of the Church, as well as the Churches ministry needs. The Youth Pastors duties may be modified at any time to meet the needs of our growing church.

• Must be a born again believer with a maturing relationship with Christ.
• Must be a member of the Church of God (Cleve. TN)
• Must show a faithful pursuit of leadership characteristics as listed in 1Tim.3.
• This person must have a strong desire to serve God in the position.
• Experience preferred in an established successful youth program.
• Must demonstrate a genuine love and maintain a good rapport with young people.
• Must be sensitive to needs and pressures of teens with a knowledge of possible solutions.
• Must be able to teach, train, and disciple youth workers.
• Must have a thorough knowledge of the Bible which is essential to the teaching and training of our young people.
• Must subscribe to the Declaration of Faith of the Church of God, as well maintaining  a life in agreement to the Practical Commitments of the church.
• Must be in good physical and mental health.
• Must be able to exercise initiative and judgment as an independent worker.
• Must possess organizational and administration abilities.
• Must be flexible, and easy to get along with.

Unfortunately at this time this position is an unpaid position, but if you are called to youth ministry and are interested in this position, please contact Pastor Shawn Shockley at the:
Lighthouse Church of God
2784 LaFranier Rd.
Traverse City, MI 49686