Pastor of Youth & Worship


Lakeside Church

Worthington, Minnesota United States

Lakeside Church of Worthington is asking God for a passionate and motivated person to multiply disciples connected with our Lakeside family. He/she will regularly lead and oversee our teen/family ministry and assist with our musical worship as we celebrate life in Jesus together.


  • Intimate relationship with Jesus and love for his Church
  • Proven character and integrity appropriate for church leadership that can be attested to by references (meets the qualifications of 1 Timothy and Titus 1)
  • Committed team player and ability to work with an array of gifts and personalities
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills
  • Proven track record of strong interpersonal relationships and emotional intelligence
  • Strong passion to collaborate with volunteers & equip them in their development
  • Currently discipling others in the ways of Jesus and familiar with the Missional Community Group model
  • Ability to inspire and connect with young people
  • Strong musical skills and team building ability
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to have fun and not take yourself too seriously
  • BA strongly encouraged
  • Bilingual (Spanish) desired


Youth Discipleship (50%)

  • Deep commitment to prayer and living a life of worship
  • Actively participate and connect with youth (6th-12th) and their families
  • Integrate youth in the rhythms of multigenerational missional community living
  • Develop youth leadership team and volunteers
  • Promote the shared mission for Lakeside to make disciples of Jesus
  • Communicate and plan weekly youth gathering at Lakeside
  • Partner with Lakeside Kids ministry and other young people activities

Musical Worship/Tech/Communication (30%)

  • Help lead our family in corporate worship (approximately 10x/yr.)
  • Creatively inspire multigenerational participation in worship
  • Assist with the communication and development of worship, sound and video teams including recruitment and training for the advancement of volunteers
  • Regularly participate in planning liturgy and worship rhythms
  • Learn and use technologies such as live streaming, video content & editing and visual communication

Shared Pastoral Leadership (20%)

  • Commitment to team led ministry as a disciple of Jesus
  • Active participation in planning and casting vision for our family at Lakeside
  • Provide encouragement and support for other ministries within Lakeside
  • Assist with weddings, funerals and other pastoral services as needed
  • Provide support in weekend services through things such as: opening welcome, making announcements, communion, baptisms, child dedications, etc.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings & meet regularly with pastoral staff
  • Complete an annual staff evaluation
  • Other duties as assigned by the Lead Pastor and/or Ministry Board

See our employment page on resume submission process.

Handout: Youth and Worship Pastor.pdf