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Assistant Pastor for Youth (Ordained) or Director of Youth Ministry (Non-Ordained)

Purpose: To direct our Youth Ministries from middle school through high school. Lead and shepherd students  that they might grow up to be committed to Christ and His Word. A small amount of position involves  continued ministry to college-age students.  

Educational Requirements: College Bachelor’s degree required. M.Div. or intent to pursue M.Div. is  preferred.  

Experience Requirement: Demonstrated Youth Ministry Experience 

Personal Requirements: Deep experiential relationship with Jesus, evident love for MS & HS youth,  biblically reformed world and life view subscribing to Westminster Standards, humble energy, teachable, wise,  church-minded team player, takes ownership, discipler, solid communicator, responsible, called to lifetime of  ministry. 

Leadership Requirements: This ministry involves leading and intentionally discipling a team including year round youth staff, college-age summer interns, volunteers and parents. 

Ministry Overview: The Youth Pastor/ Director will, along with year-round staff: 

  • Lead our Middle School & High School Youth Ministries 
  • Collaborate with parents of youth & volunteers to shepherd students in their spiritual journey  Minister to college-age student members with support of Lead Pastor. 
  • Minister to HS and MS youth’s parents in support of the Youth Ministry. 
  • Devote a majority of time to the ministry of our HS, MS, with lessor time with College Age. Of this  time, around 45% should be devoted to HS, 45% devoted to MS, and 10% devoted to College.  Percentages may flex seasonally. 
  • Steward a fresh vision and strategy of youth ministry in collaboration with the Lead Pastor. 

Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Prayer and Ministry of the Word 
  • Develop 1 on 1 discipleship & accountability relationships with students. 
  • Maintain ministry contact with students outside church activities and programmed events, including  attending students’ home and school activities. 
  • Implement a structured plan for leading, mentoring, and training assistants and summer interns.  Build and maintain a fellowship where every student can belong, including those with special needs,  different ethnic backgrounds, and different educational environments. 
  • Recruit and train volunteers 
  • Create and implement curriculum, ministry activities and events 
  • Lead a robust teaching ministry, including Sunday School and large group meetings. 
  • Bible study and discipleship groups, 1 on 1 intentional discipleship, book reading groups,  retreats, and other community building opportunities. 
  • Lead annual summer mission trips and other local service initiatives.  
  • Include 3-4 nights of activities in an average week.  
  • Oversee regular communication to parents and volunteers. 
  • Collaborate with Lead Pastor in counseling families with youth. 
  • Lead youth by example to engage with the whole Church, including but not limited to  • Assisting in Sunday morning worship. 
  • Participating in church life beyond the youth group, modeling love for the church to our youth. Develop servant attitudes in students to participate in missions, care teams, and service events.  

Key Relationships: 

  • Called by the Session and day-to-day reporting to Lead Pastor. 
  • Work collaboratively with the Lead Pastor and Session striving together for unity toward the  vision of the church.  
  • Assist Lead Pastor directly as appropriately needed.  
  • Assist Lead Pastor in leading weekly worship and presiding duties. Preach as needed   (4-6 times/ year) in support of Lead Pastor’s preaching calendar. 
  • Lead and develop youth staff. 
  • Attend session meetings and prepare monthly session reports.  
  • Collaborate with other ministry directors.  
  • Integrate well with church staff, attend staff meetings and other staff functions. Regular visible participation in broad congregational life.  

To Apply 

  1. Prayerfully investigate Sycamore at
  2. Provide a cover letter introducing yourself, a resume, and parts I, III, & IV of the PCA Ministerial Data Form.  Although this isn’t an ordination-required position, we believe the MDF will be a helpful tool in this process. If not ordained, where the MDF asks for pastoral strengths and weaknesses please substitute ministerial strengths and weaknesses, etc.  

(MDF located here: ). 3. Email all as a single pdf file to: j[email protected]

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