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Summer internship in Christian Discipleship



Summer internship in Christian Discipleship: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC, seeks a summer intern who wishes to learn about and engage in the ministry of Christian discipleship in the context of a large, urban Presbyterian congregation.
The summer intern for Christian discipleship will enjoy a broad range of experiences in ministry, and should be committed to growing in a life of Christian faith and interested in exploring how to help children, youth, and adults grow in their journeys of faith, as well.
The job includes a $3,000 stipend. Interested applicants should e-mail a letter of interest and a cover letter to Jessica Patchett, associate minister of Christian education, at by January 21, 2019.

Part-time Youth/Children Minister

Part time Youth/Children Minister Job Description

St. Paul Baptist Church

Charlotte, NC


                St. Paul Baptist Church seeks to hire a part time 20 hours a week Youth/Children Minister. The pastoral expectation is to minister to children and youth between the ages of 5-18 or Kindergarten to 12th grade and create an environment so children and youth will discover God and come to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. This person will facilitate and promote programs and ministry in sync with the Pastoral vision for St. Paul. Biblical emphasis and theological basis for children and youth development are of utmost importance.

                St. Paul is a part of the United Missionary Baptist Association (Charlotte, NC), General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Lott Carey Foreign Mission Convention, National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., and American Baptist Churches. It is the pastoral expectation for this position to develop into a full-time capacity with a bifurcation of children ministry and youth ministry. This person will also be expected to minister to the families of these children and youth. Starting salary is between $13,000-$16,000 per year. Directly reporting to the Senior Pastor.



                A person must have a relationship with Jesus Christ and a passion for youth and children. This person is expected to be self-motivated, possess administrative and leadership skills, and be able to develop volunteers. A Master of Divinity is strongly preferred but not required. Sunday attendance in worship at both services is required. Experience with youth/children of 3-5 years is expected. Successful referral, drug test, and criminal background checks.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage volunteers to assist in children/youth ministries
  • Organize effective youth and children programs, fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and mission
  • Seek local, state, national and global exposure and learning opportunities for children and youth
  • Develop relationships with youth/children and their families through faith-building curriculums, activities, trips, and courageous conversations
  • Create ways for ministry to reach out to area students in the larger community
  • Provide coaching and care for children/youth and their families
  • Make referrals to the Senior Pastor or other responsible persons as needed
  • Encourage and facilitate student involvement/leadership in worship and ministry groups
  • Integrate youth and children into the larger ministry aspects for St. Paul in ways that promote intergenerational relationships, understandings, and collaborations
  • Encourage church membership and ministry of youth and children
  • Regularly attend worship and periodically participate in worship leadership-both in youth/children only worship events and in main sanctuary church worship
  • Facilitate the corporate spiritual life of youth and children
  • Be a life learner about ministry with students through “on-going” education, books, articles, conferences, and reflection
  • Develop and manage the budget for youth/children ministry
  • Encourage and facilitate children and youth involvement/leadership in worship and ministry groups
  • Attend Staff meetings when possible
  • Make reports to staff meetings weekly (either written or verbal)
  • Present ministry goals
  • Assess ministry programs for youth and children
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor


Please send resume to

Senior Pastor

1401 Allen Street

Charlotte, NC 28205