Pastor of Outreach and Youth at Faith CRC (Elmhurst, IL)

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Who We Are:

  • Faith Christian Reformed Church is a multigenerational family church in Elmhurst, IL that loves the Lord, loves Scripture, and loves people. 

  • We believe the Lord has called Faith CRC to Experience God’s Word, Express God’s love and Equip God’s people through growing in our own faith and service as well as in welcoming others.

  • Theologically Reformed; acknowledging that God’s Word is the primary means by which God saves and sanctifies His people.

  • As a Reformed church we are committed to the ecumenical creeds and the three forms of unity (Heidelberg Catechism, Belgic Confession and Canons of Dort), which accurately articulate how we understand God’s Word.

The Position to be filled is Pastor of Outreach and Youth

Summary 

  • The Pastor serves Faith CRC by connecting and equipping the church members in areas of Outreach and Youth. Guides the church in welcoming others, creating deeper relationships, and enhancing new and existing ministries.

Reporting Relationship 

  • Accountable to the Elders of Faith CRC, works in partnership with Pastor of Preaching.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Outreach: Create meaningful relationships with church members and visitors and connect them to ministries both internal and external. Provide oversight and operation leadership for all outreach ministries and shape a culture of missional living. Recruit, equip, and lead volunteers for outreach efforts.

  • Youth: Provide pastoral care, spiritual direction, and a safe environment for our youth and young adults. Coordinate Middle and High School youth programs; recruit, equip, and work with volunteers to develop authentic community. Engage in local community through supporting and being accessible to our youth in their daily lives. Welcome and enthusiastically include all youth in our church and promote involvement in worship services, service ministries, and church engagement.

  • Preaching and Worship: Regularly involved in liturgy of worship services. Plan and preach a sermon once or twice a month as strategically scheduled.

  • Qualification Requirements: We are seeking a man who best meets the above criteria. We will consider candidates who are ordained or commissioned as a pastor in the Christian Reformed Church or able to become so. He must have a passion for outreach and youth with the ability to apply God’s Word in relational ministries.

The full job description and our church profile are attached. Please send questions and resumes to [email protected]

Position description is current as of September 8, 2022.

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