Ministry Opportunity Network


Lighthouse Christian Church

Position Information


  • An immersed believer who knows and loves Jesus Christ and maintains integrity as a role model to others
  • Spends time each day in God's Word and prayer, including for the youth, young adults & families of LCC
  • An outgoing personality that shows love for people and draws youth, families & young adults
  • A servant who loves helping youth, families & young adults to know and grow in Christ
  • A team player who is flexible, approachable, and can work with cooperation and respect for staff & leaders
  • Male minister or a male completing ministerial training (pastoral position), preferably married
  • Bachelor's degree in Youth Ministry or a related field of ministry from a Christian college or seminary
  • Experience in leading youth programs in mid to large size churches (our weekly worship is about 400)
  • Reads and consents to Lighthouse Christian Church Statement of Faith (see



  • Oversees and seeks to grow the middle and high school ministry of Lighthouse C.C. (including Sunday morning classes and midweek programs, CIY, retreats, mission trips, etc.) and promotes to the church and the community
  • Participates in teaching and leading the middle and high school students
  • Develops a Christian worldview among students with a solid biblical foundation
  • Recruits and trains leaders to work in middle school, high school, and young adult ministries
  • Provides ongoing training and encouragement for leaders of student and young adult ministries
  • Works with middle and high school leaders to identify and develop youth leadership potential
  • Involves himself in the lives of students and young adults (visit homes, school events, etc.).
  • Utilizes social media (Facebook, website, etc.) to keep students & young adults current and connected
  • Offers counseling and referrals as needed and requested
  • Gets involved with area schools and colleges (Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Christian clubs, etc.)
  • Maintains a file of signed consent agreements/medical release forms
  • Oversees and seeks to grow the young adult ministry of Lighthouse C.C. (a mid-week program), and promotes to the church and the community (college campuses nearby)
  • Oversees programs and activities to minister to and involve the families of Lighthouse C.C. (e.g., Family Camp, Parent training, Family Events), and promotes to the church and the community
  • Oversees and recruits people to be involved in Community Service opportunities
  • Oversees and works within budgets for Youth, Young Adults, and Family Ministries
  • Assists with Pastoral Duties including regular preaching, teaching, hospital visitation, and other pastoral duties as assigned by the Senior Minister
  • Assists in worship services as needed (prayers, announcements) and involves youth in attending and serving in worship services and church-wide programs (Beach Days, etc.)
  • Participates in weekly Staff Meetings, Monthly Elders Meetings, and Quarterly Info Mtgs. with reports
  • Attends professional growth opportunities (at least one annually) and stays current on ministry trends
  • Reviews and evaluates ministry progress regularly with Senior Minister



  • Reports directly to Senior Minister and secondarily to Elder team
  • Salary and benefits negotiable based upon education and experience


Qualified applicants only, please:  Send resume’ with a cover letter & photo to: [email protected]

Or mail to:                   Assoc. Min. Search -- Pastor Mike Openshaw

                                                Lighthouse Christian Church

                                                4700 Mesa Drive, Oceanside, CA  92057

If additional information is needed, phone: (760) 726-0590 x. 10


Category: Ministry Opportunity Network

Type: Part-Time

Church / Organization Information

Lighthouse Christian Church

Location: Oceanside, CA, United States

Contact Information

Contact Name: Pastor Mike Openshaw

Contact Email: [email protected]

Contact Mailing Address: 4700 Mesa Drive, Oceanside, CA, 92057