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 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


  *  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 or  218-452-1309 or 218-386-2241