Tates Creek Christian Church
HIGH SCHOOL &; YOUNG ADULT MINISTER
Responsible for planning, coordinating, and developing High School and College-age programs
and activities that will lead those involved in developing and nurturing their relationship with
Jesus Christ and will create a desire to bring others to know Jesus. This position reports to the
PROFILE OF CHARACTER:
The successful candidate will demonstrate a life filled with the Fruits of the Spirit and as
demonstrated by a love as defined by 1 Corinthians 13. In addition, the candidate must:
Have a strong commitment to Christ
Have a passion for saving the lost
Possess the desire and ability to build personal relationships with volunteers and students
Be Theologically sound and biblically faithful
Possess excellent communication skills including all aspects of communication:
o Interpersonal, Presentation and Effective Listening
Value a team concept of ministry
Have high moral and ethical character that is reflective in behavior and decision making
Develop and implement creative ways of reaching high school and college-age young
adults for Jesus Christ.
Desire and willingness to invest into the lives of students through in-home and campus
visits, (with the permission of parents / guardians, where applicable).
Possess the ability to build relationships and provide spiritual guidance.
Must have good communication skills and the ability to use them to effectively
communicate with, volunteers, parents, students and young adults.
Serve as staff coordinator of all high school and college-age programs, including the
planning and organization of these groups according to the needs of our students.
Recruit, equip, and train mentors to serve as volunteer leaders/teachers.
Work with mentors in selecting appropriate curriculum, planning activities, and act as the
church resource person in recommending educational materials for all high school and
Develop, plan and promote relationship-building activities and Spiritual-growth retreats
(i.e. CIY, Passion Conference, etc).
Plan and provide small group activities, outreach and mission opportunities, and spiritual
Make available counseling opportunities for high school and college students and
maintain competency in crisis intervention counseling.
Serve as a member and work in harmony with the Youth and College Ministry Teams in
planning and executing youth and college-age programs and activities.
Work in conjunction with the Children’s Minister to prepare 8th graders for the transition
to the High School Ministry.
Explore current and/or develop on-campus ministry opportunities at the University of
Kentucky and Transylvania University.
Assist in administration, teaching, preaching, hospital calling, and other ministerial duties
as directed by the Senior Minister.
To perform this job successfully, it is expected that a high school diploma and likely a
college degree would be required. Specifically that education / training would be in the
area of Christian ministry and likely from a school recognized by the Tates Creek
Christian Church Elders. Proficiency and comfort in the use of the computer and other
technology is vital to success in this position.
Must be an ordained Minister or possess qualifications, character and desire to become
This position requires standing, walking, sitting, bending, kneeling, stooping, reaching,
pulling, and lifting up to 40 pounds. In an eight-hour shift, this position may require sitting
for five hours and standing or walking for three hours.
Tates Creek Christian Church
3150 Tates Creek Rd
Lexington, KY 40502