Youth Pastor

Woodland Bible Church in Warroad, MN is seeking a full-time Pastor of Student Ministries. The current Youth Pastor is retiring after 27 years of service. The successful candidate will be experienced in teen ministry, a graduate of college or seminary with a degree in Ministry or Biblical Studies. The candidate must be a man of God, people person, self-starter, and highly teachable. Warroad, Mn is a family oriented town located along the northern border of the US and Canada. The area is attractive to fishermen, outdoors enthusiasts, and hockey fans. Please send an email to futureseekers@wiktel.com if interested in the position. This is an awesome opportunity for the right individual.

Position TitleYouth Pastor
Status: Full-time paid position
Reports to: Church board

Church Description:  We are a small, multi-generational church located in Warroad, MN. We have a contemporary/traditional style of worship. We have an active, vibrant youth ministry and have a passion for both discipleship and outreach. Our church motto: Knowing Christ, and Making Him Known

Position Description: 
 Provide leadership to the church's Youth ministry. Throughout the year this may include weekly youth events, Sunday morning worship times, and special activities/events. you would also be expected to serve within your abilities/interests in our summer camp ministry.

Personal Profile: 

  *  Passionate follower of Christ
  *  Relational
  *  Growing devotional life
  *  Strong work ethic and highly self-initiative
  *  Proven stability in work/ministry background

Key Competencies:

  *  People skills: able to relate well to people of all ages, but particularly youth/children and their parents
  *  Teamwork: able to work well within a team environment and to lead and foster healthy teams
  *  Planning:  able to develop a year-long ministry plan and execute weekly activities
  *  Biblical knowledge: able to teach the Bbile to youth/children in any age appropriate and practical way
  *  Outreach: able to reach community youth through various means

Key Responsibilities:

  *  Lead weekly youth ministry gatherings, including preparing and delivering devotionals
  *  Engage in special community outreach events
  *  Work with and equip youth ministry leadership team and a ministry team made up of volunteer young adults/adults
  *  Mentor / facilitate mentoring of teen students
  *  Preaching occasionally on Sunday mornings
  *  Participate in the planning and execution of Sunday morning worship and special events
  *  Coordinate youth events and mission trips

Education/Experience/Qualifications:

  *  Four-year youth ministry degree or biblical studies degree
  *  3 to 5 years or more experience in youth ministry
  *  First aid training/CPR training would be an asset
  *  Valid driver's license with access to a reliable vehicle
  *  Willing to submit to a background check

Contact: Woodland Bible Church   wwoodland@mncable.net or futureseekers@wiktel.com  218-452-1309 or 218-386-2241