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Young Adults & Leadership Development Pastor

Authentic Life Church
Posted: 03/02/2022
Salary/Range: $55K+
Location
Littleton, CO
Description:

Young Adults and Leadership Development Pastor

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

To support the vision, mission and guiding principles of Authentic Life Church by reaching, leading, and discipling our Young Adults Ministry.

ABOUT ALC:

Authentic Life Church is a church of about 700 and exists to help people build authentic relationships with God and others.  We execute this purpose by focusing on growing people in worship, service, generosity, community, and evangelism.   We are an outreach church, focused on creating environments that are conducive to both bringing in the unsaved, reaching them with the gospel, and discipling them toward maturity.  This is considered to be a Pastoral role within Authentic Life Church and you are required to perform sacerdotal functions when asked (weddings, funerals, baptism, communion, prayer, small group leader).

REPORTS TO:

Executive Pastor of Worship and Communications

PURPOSE:

Authentic Life Church is seeking a Christ-centered individual to lead our Young Adults ministry. This person will work with gifted volunteers, parents, and form strong staff relationships to lead and grow these ministries exponentially. Authentic Life Church is a bible-believing, evangelistic church.  Our preaching style is relational and our worship is God centered and deeply experiential. This is a full-time position.

HELPFUL CHARACTERISTICS:

Passionate, Strong Leadership, Self-Starter, Highly Creative, Organized Strategic Planner, Team Player, Takes Initiative, Positive and Optimistic Attitude, Compassionate, Good Listener

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

YOUNG ADULTS MINISTRY

Lead the weekly gathering for Young Adults

  • Create environment that is relatable to unbelieving Young Adults
  • High energy
  • Relevant teaching
  • Experiential Worship

 Activities/Events/Outreach (to build community as well as reaching the lost)

  • Plan and execute at least one activity per month
  • Including hang outs, overnighters, service projects, mission trips, etc.
  • Plan and execute summer and winter retreats
  • Plan and execute an annual mission trip

Discipleship/Leadership training

  • Design and implement a system for discipleship
  • Design and implement a system for leadership development

Marketing/Outreach

  • Oversee marketing for the Young Adults Ministry as it relates to social media, web content, flyers, etc.

Volunteer Staff/Youth Leadership

  • Recruit and train adult staff to mentor and disciple young adults
  • Raise up YA leaders into leadership roles, calling them to deeper levels of devotion

 Assimilation

  • Work with church leadership to help students and young adults get assimilated into the overall church body

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

 Oversight and Execution of Leadership Development: 

  • Provide resources, training, and coaching to enhance the development of leaders in all ministry areas across the Authentic Life campus network
  • Oversee the leadership development philosophy across all ministry areas of Authentic Life Church, ensuring a common set of language, tools, systems, values and outcomes
  • Identify, develop and deploy lay leaders who take on greater levels of responsibility
  • Collaborate with ministry leaders to develop implementation strategies
  • Be available for leadership development coaching for all staff members

 OTHER DUTIES

 Sports Ministry (Can be anything from a few leagues a year or could possibly develop into a full ministry that becomes an outreach for new young adults to find Jesus at ALC)

 Other duties as determined by ALC Executive Team

  • Duties may include, but won’t be limited to weddings, funerals, preaching, etc.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be willing and able to work at a fast pace within a variety of settings and circumstances, with composure and flexibility
  • Must demonstrate a high level of trust and should be ever conscious of the need for a high level of confidentiality, and exercise discernment and wise judgement
  • Must be a self-starter and team player that is loyal to the vision of the ministry
  • Must be willing to attend Authentic Life Church
  • Participate in weekend services and all-church activities, including staff and prayer meetings
To Apply: Debbie James debbie@authenticlifechurch,com