We are looking for a Youth Pastor, which will be a new staff role, building on the great work of our volunteer youth team at St. Luke’s over many years. The role will require elements of building on existing ministries and pioneering new ones both inside and outside the church in our community.
Do you have a passion to see young people come to faith and grow in their faith in Jesus? Do you have a heart to see and equip young people to fulfil God’s purpose for their lives as His followers? Are you passionate about seeing the church reach out into the community blessing the lives of young people, seeing them become Jesus’ disciples? Then we’d love you to apply to be our Youth Pastor, and join our Kingdom adventure.
Salary – £26-28k p.a. FTE (depending on experience) + 10% into C of E pension
St. Luke’s Maidstone is a charismatic evangelical Anglican church with strong links to New Wine and the Diocese of Canterbury. Our vision is to be a church family who passionately ‘LIVE for Jesus and LOVE one another, LEADing to transformed lives and communities.’
Description of the job
We’re looking for someone with experience, a passion for youth ministry and a heart to reach young people beyond the church community with the good news of Jesus. You will be a dynamic leader for our youth ministry. Someone who loves Jesus and loves seeing young people come to faith and grow in their faith. You will have experience in developing a vision, building teams, training others and delivering an exciting and fun youth ministry that young people want to be a part of.
This is a new paid staff role and builds on the great work of our dedicated volunteer children’s and youth teams at St. Luke’s over many years. The role will require elements of building on existing ministries and pioneering new ones both inside and outside the church in our community.
How to apply for the job
If this role grabs your attention we’d love to hear from you. You can find out more on our website stlukesmaidstone.church. Full details and an application form are available by emailing the vicar Gareth Dickinson.
Closing date for applications: Thurs 22 June.
Interviews: End of June
Start Date: Aug/Sept.
For an informal conversation about this role please email Gareth Dickinson.
St. Luke’s Church is committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The St. Luke’s PCC as part of the Diocese of Canterbury has formally adopted the Paraklesis Charter for Churches (https://www.paraklesis.org.uk/Groups/364978/Charter_for_Churches.aspx)
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