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Church of Grace to the Fujianese – Youth Pastor, English Ministry

133 Allen St
New York City,
NY,
10002
USA

Position Type

Other

Denomination

Other

Ministry Area

Preaching/Teaching

Avg. Weekly Attendance

N/A

Job Description

Church of Grace to the Fujianese (https://www.em-cgfchurch.org) is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Youth Pastor to lead and nurture our middle and high school congregation. The ideal candidate will have a passion for youth ministry, a deep understanding of the Bible, and a desire to mentor and disciple young believers.

The Church
The Church of Grace to the Fujianese, located in Manhattan’s Chinatown, has a rich history of serving the Fujianese immigrant community in New York City. Established with a focus on ministering to the unique needs of this group, the church has grown and adapted over the years to meet the evolving spiritual and cultural needs of its congregation. Renowned for its vibrant community and dedicated service, the church continues to be a cornerstone of faith and fellowship for the Fujianese and broader community in New York.

Key Responsibilities:
• Youth Guidance and Mentorship: Provide spiritual guidance, mentorship, and pastoral care to middle and high school students. Foster a welcoming and supportive environment for youth.
• Discipleship: Develop and implement a comprehensive discipleship program tailored to the needs and challenges of young people. Encourage spiritual growth and active faith among youth.
• Biblical Teaching: Prepare and deliver engaging, age-appropriate biblical teachings and sermons. Facilitate youth Bible studies and discussion groups.
• Program Development: Organize and oversee youth programs and activities, including retreats, mission trips, service projects, and social events.
• Community Building: Foster a strong sense of community and belonging among the youth. Encourage their active participation in church life.
• Parental Engagement: Maintain regular communication with parents and involve them in the youth ministry. Offer resources and support for faith-based parenting.
• Volunteer Coordination: Recruit, train, and support volunteers involved in the youth ministry.
• Administrative Duties: Manage the administrative aspects of the youth ministry, including budgeting, planning, and coordination of events in coordination with the English Ministry leadership team.

Qualifications:
• Alignment with Reformed theology.
• Agreement with the CGF Statement of Faith – https://www.em-cgfchurch.org/beliefs.
• A seminary degree from a recognized theological institution (MDiv preferred).
• Fluency in English is required. Conversational fluency in Mandarin is preferred.
• A deep personal faith and a lifestyle that reflects a commitment to the teachings of Jesus Christ.
• A personal testimony that reflects a deep understanding and experience of the gospel.

Salary Range: $50,000 – $65,000

The Process
Please look over this job description and the church. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Youth Pastor at CGF?

Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Youth Pastor of CGF?

In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of CGF?

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to [email protected]