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Next Gen Pastor

Bridge Community Church Floral Park, New York, New York, United States



1 year - 3 years




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Associate Pastor

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Fri Mar 01, 2024
Posted Date


Fri Feb 02, 2024

Job Denomination

:   Non-Denominational Church

Job Summary

Job Description

Bridge Community ( is a Contemporary, Non-Denominational church in Floral Park, NY, which sits on the border of Queens and Long Island. In response to continued growth we are seeking an Associate Pastor to oversee our Next Generation Ministries, with a primary focus on Bridge Kids (Nursery and Sunday School for kids up to age 11) alongside Middle Schooler and Youth (high school) ministries. 

Bridge Vision - Bridge Community Church exists to connect people with Jesus and with each other

Bridge Mission - Bridge is a local church that serves our community, values diversity, has a heart for worship, is active in mission, and promotes growth in the Word and in discipleship

Job Description: Associate Pastor of Next Gen Ministries 

Reports to: Lead Pastor

Purpose: The Next Gen Pastor is responsible for providing ministerial leadership for the Nursery, Children’s, Middle School and Youth ministries that is consistent with the Vision and Mission of Bridge Community Church. The Next Gen Pastor will work with families, church leadership, and the community to engage children and young people and help them grow their relationship with Jesus. A candidate who has earned, or is pursuing, a degree in youth or children’s ministry or a related field and/or has ministry experience and a true heart for kids and Next Gen-ers is preferred.


  • Demonstrates a strong, vibrant and growing relationship with Jesus Christ seeking to become more Christ-like daily.

  • Demonstrates a strong ability to relate to children, students, parents, staff and congregation.

  • Demonstrates a passion for God’s Word and the Gospel.

  • Demonstrates a passion for Next Gen ministry.

  • Strong ability to teach the Bible to children and students, while evangelizing and discipling them.

  • Strong ability to lead, communicate, plan, organize and delegate effectively.

  • Ability to develop and work within ministry teams.

  • Ability to develop and nurture relationships with all adults in the church.

Ministry Responsibilities:

  • Provide innovative and creative leadership for the nursery, children, and youth ministries.

  • Develop and oversee age-appropriate programs, events, and activities for children, teenagers, and young adults

  • Ability to plan and execute church and outreach events.

  • Provide opportunities for families to connect, grow, and serve together.

  • Recruit, screen and equip volunteers to effectively serve.

  • Complete other ministry tasks across all of the church as required by the Lead Pastor.

  • Recruit, train, and lead a team of volunteers to effectively run kids and youth ministries

  • Utilize modern technology and social media platforms to connect with and engage the next generation

  • Provide training opportunities for volunteers and leaders within the next-generation ministries

  • Stay informed about current trends, issues, and challenges faced by the youth and young adults, adapting ministry strategies accordingly

Staff Responsibilities:

  • Attend regular Ministry and leadership meetings.

  • Keep the Lead Pastor apprised of all ministries’ activities.

  • Keep accurate records and regularly report activities, achievements, and needs of the ministries to the Board.

  • Manage an annual budget reflective of the goals and objectives of the ministries.

  • Assist in daily/weekly tasks as needed to maintain standard operations of the church

  • Demonstrate personal integrity and a high standard of ethics in all areas of ministry.


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