Sparta Evangelical Free Church
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Youth Pastor

Sparta,

New Jersey

What do you do with 108 acres in beautiful NJ with professionally designed outdoor sand volleyball courts and an amazing gym? You have fun making disciples!

Add a commitment to showing the love of Jesus by actively serving in the community and you get the power, love, and impact Christ is making in Sussex County, New Jersey at Sparta Evangelical Free Church. If you’ve got vision, enthusiasm, a love for God, and a commitment to the gospel, you may be the next Youth Pastor at Sparta EFC.

Church Description *
Sparta Evangelical Free Church focuses on empowering everyday people to be extraordinary followers of Christ. They bring their church family closer to God by being the “hands and feet” of Jesus through serving the needs of their community. Sparta exists to see people come to know Jesus Christ in a life-changing way. As a church, they apply the truth of the Bible to their everyday lives and encourage growth through sharing life together as a community in life groups for all ages.

Sparta Evangelical Free Church builds relationships in order to live out the Gospel before their neighbors and friends. They are seeing people come to Christ as a result of intentional relationships with others beyond the ‘events’ and ‘outreach’ tools of the church. Sparta’s goal is always to engage in genuine relationships where Christ can be presented.

Sparta Church: loving God, growing together, serving others.

 

Position Description *

The Pastor of Youth at Sparta Evangelical Free Church will shepherd and disciple the Jr. High & Sr. High students. He will develop leadership to carry out this mission and facilitate personal evangelism efforts with all those involved in youth ministry.

Overall Responsibilities include
1)  Visionary Leadership – Provide ongoing vision, leadership and direction for the church and those involved in the youth ministry.
2)  Plan Implementation – Develop effective strategies to reach ministry goals, including programs and initiatives that help young students intentionally invest in relationships that foster Christian growth, evangelism, and fellowship.
3)  Prayer Base Development – Commit to a regular life of prayer for students, lay staff members, and youth ministry as well as implement a plan for developing a broad-based prayer support team within the congregation for the entire ministry.
4)  Teach/Disciple – Oversee and equip team members to make disciples.
5)  Leadership Training and Development – Identify, recruit, train, and disciple strong adult lay-leadership in each ministry, emphasizing gender specific life-on-life discipleship.