Youth Pastor Search
General Information

Ministry Description

 The initial responsibilities for this position include:

                                                           Primary Responsibility:
                                                                       Provide oversight and coordination of all Childrens Ministries *
  Primary focus will be with the Teen/ Youth Ministries **
                                                           Planning / Execution:
                                                                    1.    To lead in planning, developing, promoting, and conducting the Childrens Ministries, which include, but are not limited to
                                                                          Sunday School and  Mid-week  Ministries.
                           a.      Working with other leaders and teachers to establish a long-range plan/ vision for all levels of the Childrens Ministries.
                                                                     2.     Assume primary responsibility for planning and conducting special projects (i.e. retreats, camping trips, outreach projects, etc.).
                                                           Recruitment/ Training:
         3.     To take a lead role in developing a strategy and approaches for recruiting young people to the PYBC Youth Ministry.
                                                                     4.     Encourage and motivate young and older adults (parents) to become actively involved in overall ministry to our youth
                                                                           (including mentorship, discipleship, evangelism, etc.).
                                                                     5.     Assist with training and equipping PYBC adults to participate in Youth Ministries (i.e. teaching, assistants, chaperones, etc.).
                                                                      6.     Provide leadership and teach regularly scheduled Youth Ministries sessions both on Sunday mornings and Mid-week sessions.
                                                                      7.     To help develop the extension of pastoral care for those in the Youth Ministry through meaningful, nurturing relationships with mentoring,
                                                                            discipleship,  and counseling coming through active involvement in the Church.
                                                                       8.     As a member of the Church Staff, the Youth Minister is accountable to the Deacon Board and will meet regularly the Pastor, his primary supervisor.
                                                                       9.     He will submit a regular report to the Deacon Board regarding his activities on a monthly basis.
                                                                             *  -  includes children in all grade levels - Kindergarten  to High School
                                                                             ** -  includes Junior and Senior High only
                                                            General Information:
At present, PYBC has no "Youth Ministry" per se. We have several teens and a good number of young people who will entering their teens in the next few years.
                                                              This is an opportunity to build a ministry from the ground up. We are looking into the possibility of leasing store front space on Main Street to develope
                                                              a youth center about a mile from our campus. 
                                                              Penn Yan is a village of about 5,000 population on the northern tip of Keuka Lake in a county (Yates) of about 23,000. Located in the heart of the beautiful
                                                              Finger Lakes region of western-central New York state.

                                                             This is a full-time position. Salary and benefits based on education and experience. 
                                                             Applicants should send resume information to or mail to
                                                             Penn Yan Bible Church, 2015 Kimball Rd, Penn Yan, NY 14527   Attn: Search Committee