Youth Pastor

Job Title: Youth Pastor at The Storehouse in North Lanarkshire

Main Purpose and Scope of the Job

To provide vision and leadership for developing the youth work at the Storehouse. To recruit, train and equip volunteers to help lead the 11-19’s at the Storehouse.

Position in Organisation Reports To: Senior Pastor or member of the leadership team Responsible For: All youth work and managing the volunteer staff team

Salary: £15,000 to £18,000 p.a.

Duties and Key Responsibilities • Developing youth work within the life of the Storehouse • Inspiring and leading the youth team (Volunteers) • Provide a consistent intentional Sunday morning group • Pastoring the youth of the Storehouse • Building relationships with young people in local community • Schools ministry and outreach in the local community • Teaching and Leading in wider church setting as required The Person Specification: As displayed within this table there are ‘Essential and Desirable’ competencies SKILLS AND ABILITIES Essential • Good communication skills (Verbal and Written) • The ability to relate to young people (from an array of backgrounds) • The ability to manage your own diary and be self-motivated • The ability to work alone but also to work as part of a team Desirable • The ability to teach/preach God’s word in a gracious and engaging manner • A professional qualification in youth work • Lead worship and play an instrument

EXPERIENCE Essential • Previous experience in youth work • Previous experience in a church ministry role Desirable • Previous experience recruiting and managing volunteers • Experience in setting up and running youth projects, events or programmes • Experience in working with community organisations such as schools KNOWLEDGE Essential • A working knowledge of child protection legislation • Knowledge of youth culture and youth issues P E R S O N A L ATTRIBUTES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS Essential • To be growing in your love for Christ and His church • To be in agreement with the Storehouse’s partnership document and a willingness to commit to our vision and values • To have an approachable, friendly nature • The ability to build good relationships throughout the church, and to earn trust and respect across all ages • Willing to occasionally travel • Willing to work unsocial hours There is a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) that the post holder is a Christian Criminal records bureau disclosure: This post will result in you having substantial contact with children, the elderly, sick or disabled. The Authority, therefore, requires that by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, the Children’s Act 1989 and/or the Police Act 1997, you reveal any criminal convictions, bind over orders or cautions, including those which would normally be regarded as spent. If successful in your application you will subject to a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure/Protection of Vulnerable Groups check.

The Storehouse in Kilsyth is 7 years old this year and we are at a very exciting point in our story. As well as looking to move into a warehouse unit in the centre town as a base for all our activities – we are looking to employ our first full-time Youth Pastor! Could that be you?

We are looking for someone with either experience and/or training to take on this vital role within the life of the church. If you are interested please see attached Job Description and send C.V. to brian@thestorehousechurch.co.uk

Closing date for applications 10th July 2015

Christian Union Staff Worker

IFES Ireland: The Christian Unions

part of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students

Christian Union Staff Worker (Belfast – Maternity Cover)

IFES Ireland exists to inspire and equip our CUs to be mission teams on campus, living and speaking the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ in this strategic part of society in Ireland.

Do you have a heart and vision for evangelism among students and for discipling Christian students? Your ministry with us would focus on supporting, training and equipping students in CUs, through clear bible teaching and training.

At present we require a Christian Union Staff Worker to work as part of our Northern Team, with particular responsibility for CUs in the Belfast Area. This position is on a fixed term basis for a minimum of 9 months (maximum 12 months), to provide maternity cover commencing 2nd November, 2015.

You will need to have:

  •   A clear commitment to Jesus Christ
  •   A clear understanding of and commitment to student evangelism
  •   A love for the scriptures and a commitment to gospel ministry among

    students

  •   An active and healthy commitment to a local church
  •   A tertiary level education
  •   Excellent communication, networking and interpersonal skills
  •   Organisational skills, leadership ability and self-motivation, yet able

    to work as part of a team

    All IFES Ireland CU staff workers must be in full agreement with our doctrinal basis, share our vision, mission and values and work within our operating principles. The selection panel will take into account, along with all other factors, the desirability of maintaining a gender-mixed staff team to allow for the appropriate pastoral responsibilities of the team.

For further details, email sally@ifesireland.org or see our website www.ifesireland.org. Closing date for applications: Friday 4th September 2015 at 5pm.

Associate Pastor

FBC Associate Pastor Job Description and Person profile

Job Title: Associate Pastor Reports To: Senior Pastor Position Status: Full‐Time Purpose:

FBC is a vibrant, growing, charismatic Word & Spirit church, in membership with the Baptist Union, the Evangelical Alliance, Partners in Harvest and Global Legacy. We have significantly out grown our building and have recently sold the current site, and are now seeking a new home. We are looking for a dynamic Associate Pastor to join our staff team, due to a member of our ministerial team taking medical retirement.

The role of the Associate Pastor is to assist the Senior Pastor and Elders in overseeing the life and direction of the church. The Associate Pastor will have a firm grasp on the purpose, values and strategy of the church and the ability to align staff, volunteers and key leadership teams with its mission. The Associate Pastor will offer pastoral leadership to the congregation alongside the Senior Pastor and the pastoral teams.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Preaching and teaching: The Associate Pastor will need to be a gifted communicator, and an able preacher/teacher, in order to share in the preaching and teaching ministry of the Church.
  2. Deputising for the Senior Pastor: When the Senior Pastor is away the Associate Pastor will be required to deputise in all areas of ministry, including but not restricted to; oversight and line management of other staff, pastoral oversight / care, leadership and decision making on day to day issues.
  3. Local Mission: Mission and Evangelism are key areas for which the Associate Pastor will have direct responsibility, with oversight and development of a growing number of mission initiatives within the local community.
  4. Discipleship: A key aspect of the role of the Associate Pastor is the development, mentoring and discipling of other leaders within the church, especially the small group leaders.
  1. Pastoral Care and visiting the Associate Pastor will take on a proportion of the pastoral care and visiting depending on the needs in the church and his/her own gifting.
  2. Teamwork: The Associate Pastor will work closely with the Senior Pastor to ensure that the ministry team as a whole are providing a consistent approach to developing and enabling the church’s vision and will support the Senior Pastor in strategic decision making.

Person Profile:

  •   The Associate Pastor will be a man or woman with a proven track record in pastoral ministry and church leadership.
  •   FBC is a Word and Spirit Church, and so the Associate Pastor will be a Spirit- filled person, who knows how to minister in the power of the Holy Spirit, and who is fully embracing of all of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. In addition, the Associate Pastor will be someone who has a love for and a good grasp of the Bible, and is in agreement with the Evangelical Alliance Basis of faith (http://www.eauk.org/connect/about-us/basis-of-faith.cfm).
  •   The Associate Pastor will be mature in faith and as a church leader will be expected to set an example to the church in:

o Personal spiritual discipline
o Commitment to ongoing growth and development of Spiritual Gifts o Spiritual and Personal maturity
o Maintaining healthy relationships of personal accountability

 The Associate Pastor will need to demonstrate a clear sense of God’s calling to FBC, and a commitment the vision of the church of “Loving God, Loving Fleet” by Encountering God through worship and the Word; being equipped by the Holy Spirit to live as disciples; and engaging in community transformation: locally, nationally and internationally.

In first instance, applicants should send a CV and covering letter to:

Claire Wheway (PA to Christopher Bird – Senior Pastor) – claire@fleetbaptist.org.uk

Fleet Baptist Church 115 Clarence Road Fleet, Hampshire, UK GU51 3NB www.fleetbaptist.org.uk

Pastor Roles at Bethel Baptist Church

Applications are invited for two part-time Posts of:

  1. Youth Ministries’ Pastor
  1. Children’s Ministries’ Pastor

The Youth Ministries’ Pastor will oversee, encourage, train, equip, and develop our volunteer team would work with young people of Keystage 3 age and above.

Our Children’s Ministries’ Pastor will do the same with our volunteers who work with children up to the end of Keystage 2.

Each Post is part-time and that is expected to average out at 18.75 hours a week. Some of the times will be at fixed times on evenings and Sundays to work regularly alongside teams of volunteers.

Applicants will need to live (or move) within easy travelling distance of Pontyclun CF72 9AJ.

Stipend will depend on qualifications and experience and will be in the range of £15,600 – £21,700 pa. (pro rata).

The positions are for an initial period of 12 months with a review after nine months when the posts will be reassessed.

Experienced and/or qualified candidates who are passionate to see ministry with the young grow and develop are invited to apply. Although we are flexible about qualifications and experience it is absolutely necessary to demonstrate a Christian commitment.

For job description and application form please contact:

Email: admin@bethelpontyclun.org or telephone (01443) 228283 for details and application form. Please state which position you wish to be considered for. Applications should be returned by 24th April 2015

Pastor (French Speaking)

L’Église protestante évangélique de Saint-Étienne Sud (42)
(France Mission, CNEF) cherche un pasteur-missionnaire pour le 1/8/15
Caractéristiques du poste
Nous sommes une Église naissante qui a envie de grandir vers la
maturité et de servir les habitants de notre ville pour la gloire de Jésus.
La communauté est composée d’une trentaine d’adultes et d’une
quinzaine d’enfants.
Notre vision : (voir le site de l’Église : www.lumieredanslaville.fr)
• Mieux connaître Dieu pour mieux l’adorer
• Refléter la lumière de Jésus aux habitants de notre ville
• Marcher ensemble dans l’amour par la puissance du Saint-Esprit
Profil recherché :
• Des capacités dans l’accompagnement spirituel et un cœur pour le discipulat
Un bon nombre de personnes est actuellement engagé dans divers services, et l’Église a
maintenant besoin d’être accompagnée vers plus de solidité et de maturité. Nous cherchons
un pasteur capable de faire équipe avec le noyau de chrétiens locaux déjà engagés sur place,
afin de dynamiser le travail de discipulat au sein de la communauté et au-delà.
• Se reconnaître dans une vision pour un travail d’implantation d’Églises en réseau
Le pasteur et les responsables locaux à St-Étienne sud travailleront en partenariat avec le
coordinateur du réseau FM Loire (Thomas Röthlisberger, pasteur à Firminy) dans la
complémentarité des dons.
• Attachement à l’enseignement fidèle et pertinent des Écritures, et ouverture à la vie de
l’Esprit. Détermination de cultiver une communauté où des personnes de différentes
cultures et arrière-plans peuvent pleinement trouver leur place.
• Capacité de développer le travail existant parmi les jeunes et les étudiants
St-Étienne est une ville étudiante, et notre local se situe à proximité de plusieurs lycées et du
campus universitaire. Nous cherchons une personne qui a les dons pour accompagner et
former des responsables pour le groupe de lycéens réseau FM Loire, et qui est capable
d’impulser l’accueil et la formation spirituelle des étudiants.
• Capacité de collaborer avec d’autres Églises évangéliques de la ville, (au niveau du
CNEF 42), pour des projets d’évangélisation et de service. Désir de développer de bonnes
relations de voisinage avec d’autres communautés chrétiennes.
Financement
L’Église assume ses frais de fonctionnement et de local mais n’est pas actuellement en
capacité de financer un poste pastoral. Elle cherche alors un pasteur missionnaire pour
l’accompagner dans sa croissance. Possibilité de temps partiel et / ou partage de ministère au
sein du réseau France Mission Loire.
Pour plus d’informations, contacter Thomas Röthlisberger : th.roethli@free.fr

Assistant Minister (Youth)

Bethel is a bible-teaching church in the community of Hale, between Farnham and Aldershot. Our vision is to be a Christian community that reaches out as widely as possible.

We get 120 -140 on a Sunday morning; around a third are under 18. Evangelistic opportunities are growing. We have had an extensive programme of outreach to children and young people but are now refocusing our teenage work in line with our overall vision. We will be aiming to pitch our teenage work at a level and intensity sufficient to disciple church young people.

Job Purpose

  •   To lead our teenage work
  •   Oversight of other youth and children’s work
  •   To increase the church’s capacity to take advantage of new evangelistic opportunities

    – either by taking a lead in these ministries or by taking on tasks that release others

  •   To develop your gifting in Christian work

    Personal Qualities

    If you …

  •   Love Jesus and are spiritually mature enough to lead others
  •   Model prayerfulness
  •   Have a heart to see people converted to Christ and growing in their faith
  •   Have a record of service in church or mission
  •   Have the ability to communicate the bible in a compelling way
  •   Are able to direct and motivate others
  •   Are a people person who is good at relating to young people
  •   Are keen to develop your gifts
  •   Can assess need, plan and develop ministries
  •   Ideally, have undertaken some training in ministry, theology or youth work

    ..then we would love to hear from you.

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Youth Work Responsibilities

  •   Leadership, planning and delivery of a programme for church teenagers and other interested young people that disciples them for Christ
  •   Training and directing others in the church who are working with children and young people
  •   Mentoring teenagers, including helping them to identify and develop their own gifting and opportunities for service
  •   Liaising with the families of young people
  •   Responsibility for the co-ordination and curriculum for all Sunday children’s work
  •   Contributing to town-wide youth initiatives
  •   Developing strong links with youth groups in other local evangelical churches

    Other Responsibilities

    There is some flexibility within the role, depending on the gifting of the right candidate. The Assistant Minister (Youth) will either take a lead themselves in new areas of outreach or free up others to do so by taking on some of their responsibilities.

    Additional responsibilities may include:

  •   Developing outreach to the Sandy Hill housing estate
  •   Increasing our outreach to men
  •   Organising family/guest services
  •   Sunday preaching and other teaching of adults
  •   Discipling individuals within the congregation
  •   Planning the strategy of the church with the pastor and other elders
  •   Other tasks delegated by the pastor, according to your gifting and developmental need

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Responsible to: The post will be supervised by the Pastor. We will provide:

  •   Regular supervision and in-house training
  •   Mentoring available outside of the church
  •   Supplementary external training as required
  •   Salary commensurate with role and experience

    We realise that finding affordable accommodation may be a difficulty for some applicants. Depending on your situation, we may be able to help.

    The position may suit someone who has been through theological training and is looking to move into pastoral ministry. Or it may suit someone who has a primary gifting in youth work and evangelism.

    This is a new post that will be reviewed after three years.
    For more information please contact Mike Hitchings – 01252 719243, m.hitchings@talktalk.net

Bethel Baptist Church, Bethel Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 0QA www.bethelbaptist.org.uk 01252 719243 info@bethelbaptist.org.uk