Designated Associate Youth Pastor-Part Time
Bethany Presbyterian Church
Rochester, New York

This position is part-time (50%) encompasses a set of very critical responsibilities.
The key assignments and tasks are:
• Once each month, design, prepare, and preach liturgy. Lead children’s message.
• Plan and teach Sunday School using a provided curriculum in conjunction with volunteer teachers
• Be available as a resource for teachers, students and parents
• With the support of the Christian Education Committee, work with teachers & help secure additional teachers, when
needed
• Plan and implement Sunday School teacher training & recognition
• Keep existing resources and supplies in good order and arrange for the purchase of supplies, equipment, literature &
curriculum materials, staying within the church budget guidelines
• Actively promote Sunday School and all youth activities
• Stay abreast of Presbytery-wide events & promote Bethany’s involvement
• Attend all Christian Education, Spiritual Growth & Welcoming Committee meetings
• Organize and implement Children’s/Youth Sundays
• Lead the Bethany Youth Fellowship (BYF) meetings & social/mission activities for 6th – 12th graders, including their
friends and families
• Coordinate BYF youth and volunteers to organize annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser. Prepare Bethany Newsletter
articles, Sunday bulletin notices & Facebook page updates for youth activities and fundraising events
• Provide pastoral care coverage, as needed, for the Senior Pastor/Head of Staff for planned & unplanned absences

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