New Life Community Church

We are all over the city for the good of the city.

We are a Christian Church (non-denominational) helping regular people rediscover Jesus and working at changing the neighborhoods where we live. To better serve people in our city, we have opted to gather in many communities and a variety of venues. We currently meet in 27 Chicagoland locations. Approximately 7000 people call New Life their spiritual home. We would love to see you this Sunday at one of our New Life locations!

$35,000 - $40,000 yearly
New Life Community Church Chicago, IL, USA
Oct 15, 2019
Full time
Job Summary:   The Youth Pastor will offer students the opportunity to initiate and/or deepen their personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  The mission of the youth program is to develop and nurture the Christian faith, values, and spirituality of students in the community in the age groups of Middle School and High School (grades 6-12). Will work with existing students at New Life and work towards reaching youth in the community. Job Duties: Model a growing Christian life I Timothy 4:12 “...set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.” Develop a disciple-making youth ministry targeting Middle School and High School (grades 6-12), reflecting a balance in the biblical priorities of reaching the lost, building up the believer, training the workers, and multiplying leaders and ministries. These programs include worship, spiritual development, education, fellowship, discipleship, evangelism, missions, and leadership training in line with New Life’s GPS (Growth Path Steps). Plan, provide, and coordinate leadership and curriculum for all youth activities. These may include youth fellowship, bible studies/small groups, mission trips, various outings, weekend retreats, and concerts. Ensure that all youth activities are adequately supervised by approved, screened, responsible adults, according to New Life guidelines. Develop (recruit and train as necessary) a team of lay youth workers. Establish personal relationships with teens (and parents as you are able) through contacting; counsel parents and youth in crisis situations. Contribute to the preparation of the annual youth budget. Meet regularly with the location pastor for prayer, mentoring, ministry training & coordination, planning and accountability. Participate in weekly staff and pastoral meetings. Preach in the Midway Sunday service rotation on occasion (optional job duty). Equip the church body for serving Christ by providing strong Biblical teaching that instructs and challenges the church to fulfill its purpose. Bring God’s people from an unsaved condition to being able to know, love, and serve Christ.   Skills/Qualifications:   Must be an active member of the Midway location with strong ties to our vision and mission. 3 years of leadership experience with youth preferred; previous experience building a youth program. Must be a positive role model with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to today’s youth culture. Must have a passion and heartfelt concern for teens; be high energy, creative, hard-working, and possess the ability to motivate others. Must be a dynamic teacher; have strong, inspirational speaking skills. Experience in a church setting. Exceptional communication and organization skills. Ability to recruit, train, encourage, support, and coach volunteer teams.  
$40,000 - $50,000 yearly
New Life Community Church Woodridge, IL, USA
Oct 15, 2019
Full time
Job Summary: The Woodridge Location Pastor is a member of the New Life Midway leadership team with a firm grasp on the purpose, values and strategy of the church. He aligns leadership and staff teams with our mission. The Location Pastor takes ownership of the shepherding, pastoral care, discipleship, inspiration and outreach for the entire church body. Job Duties: Equip the church body for serving Christ by providing strong leadership in line with our staff leadership team that challenges the church to fulfill its purpose. Officiate the ordinances of Baptism and Communion; baby dedications, weddings and funerals; be available to counsel families and individuals. Effectively coach, counsel and direct the ministries of the campus. Assess ministry needs and develop programs and activities to meet those needs. Be engaged with all of the campus leadership by being accessible, supportive, and available for prayer. Manage the day-to-day operations of the location. Work alongside New Life Midway’s leadership team to supervise the office manager and provide direction for the effective functioning of the front office support functions. Work alongside New Life Midway’s leadership to administer the location budget, recruitment, training and direction of location staff and volunteers, church policy and procedures, and coordination of fiscal matters. Develop, maintain and nurture relationships with other churches and Christ-related organizations in the community. Participate in regular meetings and functions with the Pastoral team; conduct regular meetings with location staff. Participate in strategic planning with New Life Midway’s leadership team and ensure that staffing, facilities and programs are effectively aligned to meet strategic goals. Based on gifting and ability, may preach on the preaching rotation team.   Skills/Qualifications: Must be an active member of the New Life with strong ties to our vision and mission. Serves as a New Life Pastor and is in full agreement with our New Life Pastoral Covenant. Minimum 3 years ministry experience in a leadership role. Meet the Biblical requirements for the position (1 Tim. 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9; 1 Peter 5:1-4; Acts 6:4). Solid verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to effectively lead and shepherd the staff and ministry teams to accomplish church goals. Ability to teach the Bible to people; must be able to explain and defend the Christian faith.