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Chinese Bible Church of Greater Boston

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Guys’ Youth Pastor/Minister

Chinese Bible Church of Greater Boston

The Chinese Bible Church of Greater Boston (CBCGB) is a nondenominational evangelical Christian church serving the Chinese and English speaking community in the Greater Boston area. Located in Lexington, MA, CBCGB currently has an average attendance of 650 in the Chinese congregation, 250 in the English congregation, 150 in the youth ministry and 150 in the children’s ministry.

The Position

CBCGB’s youth ministry is seeking a male Guys’ Youth Pastor/Minister whose ministry will focus primarily on the male students from 6th -12th grade (with 5 th graders transitioning in Sunday School). He will report to the Senior Pastor and Board of Elders and will work alongside the existing Girls’ Youth Pastor to carry out the vision and goals of the youth ministry.

Ideal Qualifications

Education:  MDiv degree from an accredited seminary as well as a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, a Bible college degree, or equivalent experience. 

Experience: At least five years’ experience ministering to youth 

 

Language: Fluency in English; ability to speak and converse in Mandarin a plus

Ministry Style:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Team player who is comfortable functioning within a multi-staff, multilingual, culturally ethnic church environment

  • Strong leadership in large-scale ministry

  • Doctrine: Full agreement with the CBCGB Statement of Faith

 

Character:

  • Active, faithful and obedient relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Passion and genuine love for students

  • Attitude of versatility, vulnerability and sensitivity

  • Heart of compassion

  • Desire to evangelize, disciple students and edify the church

 

Responsiblities

 

Vision and Strategic Planning

  • Cast Biblical vision for ministry

  • Develop strategic ministry model and plan for spiritual formation of youth through teaching, discipleship and mentoring to develop faith foundations

  • Work alongside the existing Girls’ Pastor to strategize and develop parent ministry and youth coworker teams

         

Teaching - ALIVE (fellowship) & Sunday School

  • Plan calendar, curriculum and programs and develop lessons and teaching materials

  • Recruit, lead, train, pray with and mentor counselors and student servant teams

  • Coordinate weekly activities and lead small group and Sunday School lessons 

 

Parents

  • Work with parents and parent leaders to develop their relationship with and discipleship of their youth

  • Lead and teach in parent meetings

  • Help update and maintain the parent resources wall and create content to help parents

  • Visit families  

         

Counselor and Servant Teams

  • Oversee recruitment and training of counselors and student servant team

  • Focus on “becoming” over “doing”

  • Help counselors and servant team to plan and execute programs and events

  • Lead counselors and servant team in monthly meetings and engage with them outside of church

       

Discipleship

  • Help to develop discipleship program in youth group

  • Recruit and train disciplers of youth

  • Connect deeply with youth to help them grow in faith and discover God’s call in their lives

            

Counseling

  • Conduct spiritual restoration and faith counseling through crisis, depression, mental illness, etc.

  • Meet with students for encouragement and counseling through one-on-one meetings and outside church activities

 

Youth Missions & Service

  • Select projects and sites and train mission team members

  • Evaluate, debrief and mobilize prayer base and provide financial accounting

 

Jr Worship (5th -8th gr)

  • Exegete and teach Scripture to students

  • Follow assignment on preaching calendar and preach 50% of sermons

  • Co-lead and train Jr Worship team

Trips & Retreats

  • Plan and execute various trips such as mission trips or retreats, including Junior High and Senior High Winter Retreats, May Retreat, Servant Team Retreat and Counselor Retreat

Administration

  • Set budget, make purchases, process requisitions, update website, update databases, maintain properties, set policies as needed, update liability forms, etc.

  • Communicate with parents of upcoming activities

 

Other Areas of Ministry

  • Attend church meetings: Pastoral staff (weekly), Church Council (quarterly), committees on notice, all church-wide events/conference/meetings

  • Mentor youth ministry seminarians (get accreditation from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)

  • Participate in church-wide pastoral ministry - shared duties among CBCGB pastoral staff, including joint services and baptisms

  • Attend extracurricular school events as time allows

 

Procedure for Candidacy

Any qualified candidate interested in this position should apply by sending a cover letter and resume to HR-1@cbcgb.org.