Presentation on theme: "Director of Youth Ministries RLC"— Presentation transcript:
1 Director of Youth Ministries Youth Committee-Adults Youth Council – Teen Leaders
2 Director of Youth Ministries RLC Principle Duties: The Youth Ministry Director provides personal leadership in developing and conducting a program in which youth experience:1. worship in which the transforming power of God is experienced and opportunity is available for youth to respond with praise, thanksgiving, confession and dedication;2. fellowship occasions, both regular meetings and special events which are fun and provide opportunity to know and be know by others;3. participation in a small group which promotes sharing and accountability;4. exposure to and participation in mission and service ministry beyond the local church;5. leadership development: disciple and mentor teens for ministry and leadership (including participatory leadership of youth activities and organizations) and raise up effective mentors for youth and from the youth; and6. preparation for serving as an “Ambassador of Christ” to others.The director will also:1. teach the youth the basic tenets of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Lutheran faith (in collaboration with Christian Education – especially in preparing Sunday morning youth activity) and how to apply these fundamental Christian values to life situations. He/ she (in collaboration with the Pastors) will help the youth establish Biblical guidelines for appropriate behavior and will model high standards and set a good example in the areas of relationships, commitment, follow through and responsible living;2. recruit and train adult leaders to help in all areas of youth ministry;3. foster networking among local churches
3 RLC -Youth committee-Adults The RLC Youth Committee shall have general oversight of the life and activities of the Youth of this congregation, and in particular its worship life, to the end that everything be done in accordance with the Word of God and the faith and practice of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The duties of the Youth Committee shall include the following:a. To lead the youth in stating its mission, to do long-range planning, to set goals and priorities, and to evaluate its activities in light of its mission and goals.b. To seek to involve all members of this church and community youth in worship, learning, witness, service, and support.c. To oversee and provide for the administration of this churches youth program to enable it to fulfill its functions and perform its mission and principles of faith through stewardship of finances, time, and talent.d. To maintain supportive relationships with the pastor’s and staff and help them annually to evaluate the fulfillment of goals of youth ministry within RLCe. To be examples individually and corporately of the style of life and ministry expected of all baptized saints within the ELCA Churchf. To promote a climate of peace and goodwill and as differences and conflicts arise, to endeavor to foster mutual understanding following the scriptural example of Matthew 18.g. To arrange for continuing youth ministries operations during the sickness or absence of the Director of Youth Ministries.h. To emphasize partnership with the synod and church-wide organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America as well as cooperation with other congregations, both Lutheran and non-Lutheran, subject to established policies of the synod and the ELCA.
4 Youth Council – Teen Leaders Can God Use ME at RLCThe question you asked yourself was "Can God use someone like me?" The answer is YES!! He can, He does, and He will use ordinary people to do extraordinary things so that He may get the glory. You don't have to have a special trait or skill or higher education. It's not about your abilities it's about your availability. It's not what you can do, it's about what God can do through you.DUTIES: To assist the Youth and Leadership by providing input about needs and activities that meet the interest of Teens in the church.To serve as ambassadors for Christ in school and your community.
5 Confirmation & Sunday School This focus of ministry is occurring each Sunday morning at 9:45am.First opportunity is Confirmation- designed for middle school youth grades 6-8 led by confirmation teachers assigned by the churchSecond opportunity is Sunday School- for High school youth grades 9-12 led by the Director of Youth ministries or others as assigned by the church
6 Youth Group Meetings & Fellowships RLC will provide regularly scheduled meetings times each month for the purpose of teaching and sharing the principles of the Christ centered life as we apply them to our daily lifeRLC will provide regularly scheduled fellowship opportunities for the purpose of developing the Body of Christ into a unit as we seek to interact with our friends, family, and community always looking toward growing into persons God will use in His plan for our livesTo discover mission projects as we seek to serve our community and the world
7 SYNOD & OutreachRLC will participate in the SYNOD events throughout the calendar year designed for youthRLC will seek to provide opportunities to share our faith with others in efforts like summer vacation bible camp, etc.RLC will provide teens with retreats and local activities to encourage deeper understanding of God’s direction for our livesRLC will provide opportunities for service to all people as we become aware of possibilities for our ministry of Helps.
8 Music & DramaThe Youth and Music & Worship Committees will work in tandem to develop the skills of our youth as used in Worship and Evangelism under the established name of MAGNIFYWe will develop Christian musical and/or drama based programs to share the acquired skills of our youth for the primary purpose of enabling them to grow in experience toward the service of the Lord and His church.We may also receive offerings to be used for the entirety of the youth ministries at RLC and any missions efforts the teens decide to support
9 Vision Youth MinistryACTS 2:17 AND IT SHALL COME TO PASS IN THE LAST DAYSSAITH GOD, I WILL POUR OUT MY SPIRIT UPON ALL FLESHYOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS WILL PROPHESY, YOUR YOUNGMEN WILL SEE VISIONS, YOUR OLD MEN WILL DREAM DREAMS
11 KEY ELEMENTS OF CHARACTER BUILDING FAITHFACTFEELINGSPARENTS SET PRIORITIES
12 JOHN 14:15 “If you love me, keep my commands JOHN 14:15 “If you love me, keep my commands. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever— 17 the Spirit of truth.
13 WHAT DO YOU WANT YOUR INDIVIDUAL TEEN TO: KNOWDOEXPERIENCEDISCOVERBECOME