Pastor of Youth and Children



Advertiser
Rooftop Church
Job Type
Associate Pastor, Children's Ministry, Family Pastor, Youth/Student Pastor
Location
St. Louis, MO
Salary Details
Competitive Compensation & Salary. Retirement program after two years
Contract Type
Full-Time
Closing Date
01/22/2023
The Rooftop Pastor of Youth and Children is a full-time paid ministerial position. The Pastor of Y&C will lead, manage, and grow both the Youth and Rooftots ministries.

Job Description

Job Responsibilities and Description

General Description

Rooftop Church (rooftop.org) is a medium-sized church in an inner suburb of St. Louis, MO. We are an interdenominational Christian church rooted in Biblical orthodoxy but also valuing humility, honesty, and humor. The Rooftop Pastor of Youth and Children is a full-time paid ministerial position. The Pastor of Y&C will lead, manage, and grow both the Youth and Rooftots ministries. This will include managing and developing leader and volunteer teams, planning the schedule and calendar, and working with the staff and elders to integrate both ministries into the overall life of the church.

Rooftop Kids

  • Plan and oversee Sunday morning children’s classes
  • Manage, recruit, and train teachers and volunteers
  • Lead the Rooftots deacon team and assigned areas: room management, scheduling, supplies, finances
  • Research and select curriculum
  • Plan additional events for kids and families
  • With the staff, promote the ministry to the church and community
  • Provide additional Rooftots services for special worship events
  • Maintain high ministry standards
  • Look for opportunities to grow and improve the ministry

Rooftop Youth

  • Plan and oversee weekly middle school and high school youth meetings
  • Manage, recruit, and train leaders and volunteers
  • Lead the Rooftop Yth deacon team: event planning, security and check-in, discipleship, finances, worship
  • Plan additional events for youth
  • With the staff, promote the ministry to the church and community
  • Connect with youth individually and socially
  • Maintain high ministry standards
  • Look for opportunities to grow and improve the ministry

Additional

  • Work with staff and elders to integrate children and youth into the overall life of the church as the student ministry representative.
  • Assist the staff in the general execution of ministry goals
  • Maintain regular presence in office as requested by the LP.
  • Meet with church elders as requested by the elders for purposes of encouragement, prayer, support, and accountability.
  • Meet with LP and staff weekly for purposes of communication, development and discipleship.
  • Be available to preach occasionally or regularly, according to needs and giftedness.

Development

  • Pursue personal development opportunities (through prayer, reading and mentoring) to grow in wisdom and ability to service more effectively as a Christian leader and pastor.
  • Seek out professional development opportunities to grow in key gifts: leadership, teaching, etc.
  • Continue reading and studying as a leader of God’s people.

Congregational Life 

  • Remain involved in the life of the congregation through social functions and attendance at all fourth-floor Rooftop events and as many other events as possible.
  • Remain committed to the purpose and values of the church: teaching, worship, evangelism, community, service and prayer.

Integrity

  • Model Christian maturity in personal, family, and professional life.

Qualifications

  • Completion of bachelor-level theological and ministry education. Masters-level preferred.
  • Passion for youth and children’s ministry, and some experience leading either of these ministries preferred.
  • High sociability and love for people, and able to connect with all kinds of people across the demographic spectrum.
  • Ability to preach a bonus.
  • Organized and responsible and a track record of strong and effective leadership.
  • History of submission to church leaders and elders.
  • Reputation for integrity, servanthood, spiritual fervor, and emotional maturity.
  • An overall eagerness to learn and grow.
  • Honest and forthcoming concerning patterns of sin and past history.
  • Committed to basic Christian theology and Rooftop’s Statement of Faith.
  • Committed to Rooftop’s purpose, practices, and personality as a church.
  • Model Christian maturity in personal, family, and professional life.

Salary

  • Competitive Compensation & Salary. Retirement program after two years. 

Contact

  • Please provide resume, cover letter, 1-2 letters of recommendation and a list of 4-5 references with email contacts in your MinistryHub application. Alternatively, you can send the required application documents to Rooftop Church in St. Louis, MO; 9217 Gravois, St. Louis, 63123 or jobs@rooftop.org 

Organization Description

Rooftop Church (rooftop.org) is a medium-sized church in an inner suburb of St. Louis, MO. We are an interdenominational Christian church rooted in Biblical orthodoxy but also valuing humility, honesty, and humor.

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