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Full Time Youth Pastor Wanted

Website Cornerstone Christian Church in Somerset

Full-time Youth Pastor 

Join our dynamic and vision-driven community as a Youth Pastor at our evangelical, non-denominational Asian American church nestled in central New Jersey. We’re a vibrant church of 250 attendees across three congregations—English, Mandarin, and Cantonese—each supported by a dedicated full-time pastor. Our vision is to establish multi-generational, multi-ethnic, and interdependent ministries; to empower new generations of church leaders; and to engage in making disciples for the Great Commission.

Why You’ll Love It Here:

Well-established youth ministry with committed adult counselors
A supportive environment for ministry development and mentorship
Opportunities to shape and lead a diverse community

Qualifications We’re Seeking:

  • Minimum 2 years of youth ministry experience (full-time, internships, part-time, volunteering, etc.)
  • Accredited evangelical seminary degree (M.Div preferred)
  • Understanding of Asian-American church ministry and culture
  • Bonus: Ability to speak some Mandarin                                                                                                       

 Your Role:


  • Engage in leading worship services, including preaching once a month.
  • Participate in pastoral staff, elder, and church board meetings.
  • Contribute to planning and executing church-wide decisions/events as a church board member.
    Youth Ministry:
  • Minister to youths (grades 7 to 12), youth helpers and parents.
  • Provide oversight and leadership training for junior and senior high youths.
  • Oversee/lead various youth ministries such as Fellowship Events, Missions Trips, Retreats, Outreach Events, and Weekend Youth Ministry Events.
  • Offer guidance and support to adult leaders.
  • Conduct training for parents, assisting them in guiding their youth.

Join Us in Serving the Lord:

If you’re passionate about youth ministry and eager to engage a multi-ethnic community, this is your chance to play a pivotal role. We invite you to join us in transforming young lives, shaping future leaders, and serving the Lord by making disciples of Him.

Minimum base salary $

Email resume to:

Youth Pastor Search Committee

Cornerstone Christian Church in Somerset

758 Hamilton Street, Somerset, NJ 08873



**Youth Pastor Job Description**

Specific Youth Ministry Responsibilities:

  • To provide overall direction, goals, uniform strategy, administration, evaluation, and planning for all youth ministries and to discuss such goals and directions with the Pastors/Elders regularly for evaluation and prayer support. 
  • In order to ensure the continuation of an active youth program, provide and plan for all youth activities such as Sunday school, youth evangelism, regular fellowship, retreats, music, mission education, service opportunities, summer programs, and specialized leadership training in ministry. Communicate such plans to the board of officers regarding the promotion and purposes of any new programs. 
  • To recruit, train, and supervise all lay volunteers serving in the youth ministries. 
  • To maintain healthy, caring, discipling relationships with the youth and to be sensitive to the special needs of individuals.
  • In order to provide feedback, adequate care and counsel to the youths and their families, visitations to their homes are expected.
  • To evangelize to the community with programs and Bible studies designed to attract non-believing youths. 
  • To manage all administrative functions for the youth ministry, such as maintaining accurate and current records of all youths; proposing and maintaining a budget.
  • To evaluate, correlate, and approve curriculum to be used in all areas of the youth ministry.
  • To keep alert as to current trends, resources, conferences, and other youth ministries across the country so as to benefit from the innovations and ideas of others in youth ministry. To remain professionally current in one’s areas of leadership and ministry.

General Pastoral and Administrative Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the pastoral staff of the church, the Youth Pastor participates in all churchwide activities and programs.
  • The youths attend the adult English worship service, the Youth Pastor is therefore expected to preach once a month in the English worship service in order to ensure continuity of ministry for the youth.
  • As a member of the pastoral staff, the Youth Pastor reports directly to the board of officers and serves as a member to contribute to the establishment of strategy, philosophy, and direction of the overall church.
  • The Youth Pastor is considered an elder of the church and will be a member of the Pastors/Elders meetings.
  • Provide pastoral guidance and advice in non-youth committees that are rotated among the pastors and elders, i.e. missions, children’s ministry, etc.

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