Cornerstone Christian Church (Eau Claire, WI) is seeking to hire a full-time youth minister. Cornerstone has been in existence for 75 years and the Lead Minister has been with the church for 11 years. Our congregation is currently averaging around 70 in attendance and growing. Three years ago we worked with The Unstuck Group to facilitate the effectiveness, health, and numerical growth of our congregation. The fruit of this coaching was the development of a Discipleship Pathway, updates to the sanctuary, and Cornerstone Fun Fest (a carnival that is free to the community). The church is blocks away from Chippewa Valley Technical College and the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.
Cornerstone’s mission is to make disciples who make disciples. Our vision is to accomplish this through gathering together in worship, growing in transformational relationships, and going on mission through service and evangelism.
About the Youth Ministry Position:
We are seeking a person who will work with our current students and build a youth ministry. This is a new position for the church and we are looking for someone who is a self-starter. The ideal candidate is someone with experience starting and leading a student ministry.
Must have a personal relationship with God
Must demonstrate a godly character and attitude
Must demonstrate humility, be able to follow leadership, and be a team player.
Align with Cornerstone’s mission, vision, and beliefs.
Knowledgeable in Student Ministry
Preferred education at an accredited Bible college
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
Create an environment where youth are excited, feel accepted, appreciated & challenged to grow deeper in their relationship with Christ.
Provide oversight, encouragement & empowerment of Cornerstone Kids & Student Ministry participants, student leaders, and volunteers.
Effectively communicate with parents and participants of both Cornerstone Kids & Student Ministry
Equip and partner with parents in discipling their kids.
Organize & Encourage volunteer/service experiences with the Student Ministry both in the church and in the community.
This position will schedule and coordinate 0-18 programs. However, the vast majority of time will be spent with the Jr and Sr High Students, their families, their schools, and their events in an effort to build influential relationships both with the students and the community.
Serve at Christian Harbor Youth Camp for at least one week per summer with the age group that you and Sr Pastor feel makes the most sense for your time in a given summer.
Work closely with the Lead Minister and communicate regularly to coordinate ministries, align objectives, events, and activities.
Participate at monthly elder meetings.
Compensation: Determined based on education & experience.
The Youth Minister will directly report to the Lead Minister and have periodic reviews. The elders provide oversight both to the youth minister and the Lead Minister. A covenant agreement detailing compensation, time-off, and other details will be reviewed & renewed periodically
What It’s Like to Live in Eau Claire, WI
Eau Claire, WI is located at the confluence of the Eau Claire & Chippewa rivers in Western Wisconsin and is the fastest-growing small city in Wisconsin. Our community is regularly touted as one of the best and safest small cities in the United States. The city has a population of close to 70,000 and serves the Chippewa Valley as the shopping, restaurant, entertainment, arts, and outdoors regional hub. Visit ThinkEauClaire.com to learn more about our wonderful community.
The first review of applications will take place on October 11, 2022
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To apply send Cover Letter and Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cornerstone Christian Church
310 W Polk Ave,
Eau Claire, WI 54701
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