Youth and Young Adults Minister Position


Lake Harbour Drive (LHD) Church of Christ seeks a full-time Youth and Young Adults Minister. LHD is a well-established congregation located in Ridgeland, MS, a suburb of the greater Jackson metropolitan area. This very diverse congregation of God's people averages 230 on Sunday mornings. Our youth group consists of approximately 20-25 teens, which includes numerous teens from nearby Sunnybrook Children's Home.


We are looking for a strong, Bible based individual who is expected to teach, lead, unify and motivate our youth and young adults.The candidate should be an energetic spiritual leader, as well as able to interact on a personal level, with our children, youth and families.


Qualifications and Duties:

         Able to motivate active participation from youth and youth families

         Able to encourage a desire for self-study and personal evangelism from youth

         Great communication skills with parents, eldership and congregation as a whole

         Able to motivate, organize and engage the young adults of the congregation

         Fluent in using social media for communication and outreach

         Have a successful history with church and administrative experience

         Be adept working with a diverse congregation and leadership team

         Have a teambuilding and collaborative style

         Able to conduct personal counseling and studies with individuals

         Organize retreats, devotionals, service days, camps, local/remote work camps, missions, leisure activities, etc

         Work with youth ministers from surrounding area to encourage relationships between youth groups

         Coordinate and collaborate with our KICS deacon (5 years - 6th grade)

         Strong organizational skills

         Able to budget financial needs

         Must work well with other members of the office staff to provide a cohesive and uniform educational and worship environment

         Able to teach youth and young adult classes and assist with youth curriculum

         Preach when needed


Minimum Qualifications:

         Baptized Christian excited to work and live with his family in our community

         Adhere to Biblically based principles

         Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university, preferably a Christian University

         Preferably hold a degree in a discipline related to or useful in Youth and Family ministry, or equivalent full-time youth ministry experience

         Exhibit a good example, demonstrating integrity in Christian life and marriage (if married)


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, references and family photo to


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