The Assistant Youth Pastor collaborates with the Youth Pastor, to provide overall direction and implementation of a biblically-based, gospel-centered, family supportive, youth ministry to Junior High students. He also provides leadership and oversight of the development of a culture of discipleship in METYouth – in particular, the encouragement of one-to-one discipleship. For further information and a full job description, please contact us at [email protected].
Role & Responsibilities Ministry Strategy and Planning: Develops and maintains an overall strategy and plan for Junior High ministry in collaboration with the Student Ministries strategy and plan that fits the Met mission (To glorify God by making disciples of Jesus Christ, together engaging people with the gospel, establishing believers in the gospel and equipping servants of the gospel, in our nation’s capital and the nations of the world): (10% of time)
Teaching: Responsible for the teaching of God’s Word to Junior High school students that is geared to accomplish the purposes and goals of the Junior High school ministry: (40% of time)
Recruitment, Discipleship and Training: Recruits, disciples and oversees a team to assist and lead junior high ministries: (20% of time)
Parental Engagement and Communication: Supports parents through regular, effective and engaging communication to better assist them in their raising young people: (15% of time)
Leadership Development: Develops personal leadership skills, consistently seeks opportunities to develop student leaders, and acts upon a personal ministry growth plan. Junior High ministry leadership skills are developed both at The Met and abroad through various means: (15% of time)
There are expected to be other related duties for the Assistant Pastor, Youth:
Experience & Education The incumbent should have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Masters of Divinity, and some experience in pastoral ministry.
Additional Notes The position is a full-time salaried position it is expected that the incumbent will often be called upon for additional requirements, including trips to conferences and training. The work requires at least one evening a week (when the student ministry takes place) as well as Sunday mornings. Please advise us of any accessibility-related accommodation in your cover letter (or email).