Youth Minister/Pastor

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West Houston Chinese Church

Houston, TX USA

The Youth Pastor/Minister will operate in the following areas:
– Teaching & Preaching
— Disciple students using a Biblical worldview in contrast to the dominant cultural view.
— Oversee teaching and curriculum for Sunday morning D-groups.
— Plan and oversee weekly Friday night Ignite youth gatherings.
— Equip students and leaders in discipleship.
— Provide training and teaching on missions and evangelism.
— Preach twice a year (or more) in English service
– Leadership
— Work with Youth Ministry Deacon to oversee a volunteer youth staff and youth ministry interns, as applicable.
— Refine youth ministry vision and coordinate overall ministries.
— Train and develop student leaders and volunteer youth workers for regular youth programs.
— Maintain relationships with local churches and youth ministers for joint events and programs.
— Develop new youth programs (as needed).
– Administration
— Oversee youth portion of WHCC website, prayer bulletin, and Meta bulletin on a weekly basis.
— Attend weekly English staff team, Pastoral Staff Meetings for accountability and overall church involvement.
— Report to Lead English Pastor, work with the Pastoral Staff Team to support general ministry needs, and update church council about youth ministry.
– Pastoral Care
— Build relationships built on trust and care with students and their families.
— Recruit, disciple, equip and empower lay leaders, both parents and young adults.
– Miscellaneous
— Oversee youth mission trips.
— Support youth summer camps.
— Conduct MS and HS retreats as needed.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED SKILLS
– Must be in full agreement with WHCC Doctrinal statement
– Experienced in working with middle and high school students
– Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player who is comfortable functioning within a multi-staff, multilingual and multicultural ethnic church environment.

PREFERRED SKILLS
– Graduate level seminary training (MA/MDiv/ThM or equivalent) strongly preferred
– Experience in Asian-American ministry strongly preferred
– Effective administration skills

Please contact [email protected] with the subject line: Youth Minister/Pastor Application

Handout: WHCC Job Description – Youth Pastor_Minister.pdf