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Youth and Children's Ministry

Youth Pastor

Prairie Bible Church
Posted: 01/03/2023
Salary/Range: 40000-50000
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Title: Youth Pastor

Reports to: Lead Pastor

Denomination: Bible based, non-denominational

Time Required: Full Time

Summary: Prairie Bible Church is a new, rapidly growing, non-denominational church, serving the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor. We are a church focused on Bible based teaching with a mission “To grow people’s faith through a simple, authentic, representation of Jesus’ love”

The Youth Pastor is a full-time, salaried position responsible for developing and leading the middle school and high school ministries at Prairie Bible Church. The successful candidate should have a deep, personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a specific calling toward youth ministry.

If you have a passion to be part of a gospel-centered, growing church that is committed to the teachings of Christ, this could be the perfect fit for you!


  • Provide direct leadership to the Youth Ministry (middle school and high school), including strategic planning, teaching and discipleship, programming, special events, outreach, and recruitment to those in the community.
  • Prepare and deliver Bible-based messages for regular student activities on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and encourage volunteers who will share in leading youth ministries
  • Coordinate with Prairie Bible’s Worship Leader to incorporate contemporary worship music into the Wednesday evening meetings to create a dynamic youth ministry that is engaging for the youth in our community.
  • Develop and lead Wednesday youth nights to incorporate a blend of biblical teaching and relational, small group breakouts
  • Take an active interest in the lives of the youth by participating in events such as school events, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, outreach events, and community service projects.
  • Develop an online presence via social media platforms to maintain communication with students and parents
  • Work with Lead Pastor and Associate Pastor to provide resources and training for spiritual growth of parents and families
  • Work to build relationships with youth and their families within Prairie Bible Church

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Mature, growing disciple of Jesus Christ, committed to the core values of Prairie Bible Church
  • Self-motivated, ability to self-evaluate and positively respond to constructive feedback
  • Highly relational with proven ability to relate with youth and adults
  • Proven leadership qualities and experience working with youth
  • A deep, personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • A four-year degree and seminary training with an emphasis on student ministry is preferred


  • Salary based on experience/education
  • 3 weeks’ vacation
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