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Minister of Youth

Job Description
The Minister of Youth is responsible for investing heavily in the spiritual development of our community’s middle school and high school students, as well as our young adults. This person will play a key role in partnering with families to share the good news of Jesus and make disciples of our next generation. The Minister of Youth will assist our team in other areas as needed, helping our church of 240+ (avg. attendance) fulfill the Great Commission.


  • Heart
    • Passionate about Jesus Christ.
    • Loves investing in and working with students (Middle School, High School, College) and their families.
    • Reliable, trustworthy, and excellent at following through on duties.
    • Creative, growing, and flexible to adapt to circumstances.
    • Able to offer pastoral care where needed.
  • Mind
    • Gifted to teach and model the heart of Jesus to our students and congregation.
    • Strong understanding of theology, with beliefs compatible with TCC.
    • Ability to fully embrace the vision, strategic plan, and values of TCC and its Restoration Movement heritage.
    • Possess appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality.
  • Soul
    • Immersed believer and follower of Jesus.
    • Growing relationship with God as evidenced by actions, attitudes, and behaviors.
    • Striving to live out the fruit of the Spirit.
  • Strength
    • Relates well to both students and adults.
    • Good leadership skills, committed to working well with a team, and willing to recruit and delegate responsibilities to volunteers.
    • Excellent at leading groups and programs that facilitate spiritual growth for students.
    • Intentional in pursuing connections to different schools in our community and surrounding region.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) from a Christian College preferred.
  • Ordained by a Christian Church preferred.
  • Youth Ministry experience is preferred.


  • Help to develop and implement the vision for Youth Ministry in collaboration with volunteers and staff.
  • Teaching (by yourself or with others) at our students’ classes.
  • Further TCC’s strategic plan and evaluate regularly how goals have been attained.
  • Engage in events (such as FCA) at the local schools to develop good relationships and rapport with students and adults.
  • Provide leadership and training for volunteers.
  • Offer pastoral care and encouragement to students and volunteers.
  • Responsible for youth ministry budget.
  • Manage and develop communication plans to keep staff, volunteers, and parents informed.
  • Coordinate events such as retreats, camps, conferences etc.
  • Cover assigned responsibilities as a staff member of TCC.
  • Preach 4 or more times a year, as needed and able.
  • Other duties as assigned, depending on skill set, experience, and current church needs.

Physical Address

Tonganoxie Christian Church

204 E. Washington St.

Tonganoxie, KS  66086

To apply submit all resumes and references to Steve Howell (Senior Minister) at


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