7400 Floydsburg Road
Crestwood KY 40014
Phone: (502) 491-7091
Fax: 502-371-1091

Grace Kids! A Church for Children is hiring a Youth Pastor

posted on August 17

Grace Kids! A Church for Children (www.gracekidschurch.com) is currently looking for a part-time youth pastor to lead, grow, and nurture our ministry with middle and high school students.  Grace Kids is the first and only church of its kind, devoted entirely to the unique spiritual needs of children and youth; featured in local and national media.  Located in the Churchill Downs neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky; Grace Kids works with predominantly at-risk, underserved children and youth and their families.  We practice high accountability, high expectation, trauma informed ministry practices.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:
  • A mature relationship with Jesus Christ and the ability to articulate their faith journey.
  • High character: integrity, devotion, and honor are a must
  • Promptness
  • A willingness and ability to be flexible and to learn on the fly
  • A deep commitment to discipleship and an investment in the faith journeys of both children and youth.
  • In person availability on Wednesdays 4-8, Fridays 4-8, and Sunday mornings 9am-Noon at a minimum; as well as various special events throughout the year.
  • Dedication to the unique needs of this ministry
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Ability to take initiative and to lead without being asked within the parameters of our polices and ministry
  • Pass a background check
  • Design, develop, and administer curriculum for youth.
  • Shepherd middle school and high school students in their faith journeys.
  • Develop relationships with the families of the students.
  • Advocacy on behalf of the students
  • Ability to occasionally prepare and deliver sermons on Sunday mornings
  • Attend board meetings
  • Meet with the Senior Pastor once a week
  • Drive the church vehicles to pick up and drop off students
  • Assist in developing church policies/practices
  • Oversee various activities on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays
  • Utilize social media to communicate and promote the activities and needs of Grace Kids
  • Assist in fundraising campaigns

Interested candidates should contact Reverend Corey Nelson at 502-794-5285 (call or text) or at pastorcorey@gracekidschurch.com.  Experience is not necessary for the right candidate.  This would also be a great position for anyone also interested in on-the-job training for urban ministry, church planting, justice ministry, and fundraising.

Corey Nelson

Grace Kids! A Church For Chilren
900 Denmark St.

Louisville, KY 40215