Naperville, IL • Full Time
Title: Pastor (or Assistant Pastor) w/ focus on Youth Ministry
Type: Full Time
Living Water Evangelical Church
1256 Wehrli Road, Naperville, IL 60565
Church and Ministry Description:
Living Water Evangelical Church (LWEC) is a non-denominational church with 650+ in attendance. LWEC is predominantly a Chinese-American Church with services in Mandarin and English. The youth ministry consists an average attendance of 100 students from 6th grade – 12th grade.
Living Water Evangelical Church is seeking a full-time Pastor (or Assistant Pastor) w/ focus on Youth Ministry.
We are looking for a candidate who is above reproach and displays Christ like characteristics in teaching, preaching and lifestyle. The candidate must be able to biblically exposit the Bible, preach the Gospel, have experience shepherding teens, and is a team player with good administrative and organizational skills. Experience in working with Asian-Americans and their families is strongly preferred.
Pastoral duties include (but are not limited to):
Be a spiritual leader of the Church and be responsible for shepherding believers and sharing the Gospel.
Be responsible for weekly Sunday sermons, Friday Night Bible studies, and overseeing youth committees.
Initiate and provide spiritual and biblical counseling for students and families.
Set the vision, long-term and short-term goals of the youth ministry under the supervision of senior church leadership.
Lead co-workers in overseeing worship services, activities and events such as mission trips, summer and winter retreats, annual revival meeting, lock-ins, senior banquet and etc.
Work together with other pastors and leaders in setting the vision and goals of the church.
Other desirable qualities include (but are not limited to): strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills as well as being proactive in ministry and building relationships.
Master of Divinity degree or equivalent. At least two years of experience in full-time Youth Ministry for Assistant Pastor position; at least five post-ordination years of experience for Pastor position.
Please submit a resume, 2-3 sermon recordings (video preferred, if available), 2 letters of recommendation and at least 3 references to Benson Ayabe at firstname.lastname@example.org