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Associate Minister of Family and Youth Development

Location: Journey Christian Church, 416 North Buckman Street, Shepherdsville, Ky. 40165

Contact Information: 502-492-5393;

Office Hours: Flexible, but between 20-30 hours per week plus nightly/weekend activities.

Job description:

Journey Christian Church is seeking an individual who can assist with the leadership of a growing church family of approximately 600. The position should excite, educate and engage children and parents, helping the entire family connect to Jesus Christ.The associate minister would:

Be the primary leader for Journey Kids, a program that includes (currently) between 100-150 children weekly (ages newborn through elementary school), including scheduling content, recruiting, training and managing volunteers, counseling and teaching children, purchasing additional needs/materials, etc.
Assist Lead Minister with developing themes and programming for families.
Work with Journey Management Committee to fill in when Lead Minister is away.

Work Environment:

Journey Christian Church is an independent Christian church that was founded as a church plant in Oct. 10, 2010 by a group that included Salt River Men’s Fellowship and Men for Christ. The church began meeting in library before moving to Shepherdsville Elementary School. In December 2013, the church began meeting in its current location. The church demographic includes a large amount of young families typically ranging between 25-40 years of age with at least one child.

It is a modern independent church with a focus on community. To learn more, please visit

Required Skills:

Optimal candidate must have the ability to lead others, work with children, multitask, recruit volunteers, develop programming for children and families, and so on. Strong candidates will also have experience working in a church environment.

Candidates must also have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work with others, including the Lead Minister, Management Committee, as well as the volunteers who have agreed to work with him or her.

Search Committee

Physical Address:
416 North Buckman Street
Shepherdsville, KY 40165