Worship + Youth Pastor

Website Scappoose Foursquare Church

Seek the lost, build strong foundations and serve our community.

Scappoose Foursquare Church (SFC) is seeking a worship + youth pastor. Located just 30 minutes north of Portland, SFC empowers both men and women in their pastoral callings.  At SFC, we have a close-knit and passionate group of staff and volunteers and are seeing a steady stream of new visitors to the church. Join us in our mission to seek the lost, build strong foundations and serve our community. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to begin their pastoral journey and gain experience, or for a seasoned pastor.


  • Propel forward the mission of SFC by leading and equipping middle school and high school students to grow in relationship with Jesus and His church.
  • Propel forward the mission of the church by leading and equipping the worship ministry team.

Job duties

  • Oversee student ministries, and assist with Sunday services and church events.
  • Oversee musical worship for all services and events.


  • 40 hours per week
  • Starting pay $17.50 per hour ($36,400 per year).

Relational expectations

  • Communicate clearly, honestly and in a timely manner.
  • Embrace accountability and collaboration with other staff members, volunteers and members of the church and community.
  • Be active in the local youth community, seeking partnerships with schools, community centers and other local youth connections.

Job-specific expectations

  • Disciple and equip students for the work of the ministry. We expect to see student salvations, baptisms, discipleship and releasing into service within the church and community.
  • Have a plan that will reach both middle and high school students consistently.  Know how you are going to reach this broad age range effectively.
  • Regularly acquire and develop youth leaders.  Work with these leaders to run the ministry effectively. There should be a plan in place if you are sick or unable to attend unexpectedly.
  • Communicate well and foster relationships of trust with parents.
  • Be involved in the local and global mission opportunities within the church.
  • Create an atmosphere where youth can have fun.  Outreach events, crazy games, partnerships with other youth groups, lock-ins, etc.  Be creative and don’t be afraid to try something new.
  • Engage the church in corporate worship.
  • Have a plan for volunteers and worship leaders that will engage all age groups.
  • Regularly acquire and develop volunteer leaders who are passionate about serving through music and tech.  A large focus will need to be on equipping people for the work of the ministry, especially as growth occurs in the ministry.
  • Ensure that worship services and events are well planned and structured while also leaving room to engage personally and as the Holy Spirit leads.
  • Be flexible to the learning curve and change that will occur within this first year.  Your job, expectations, hours and salary may change based on the needs and direction of the church.
  • Actively create a work environment that is friendly and enjoyable while remaining productive.
  • Surpass ordinary standards and pursue quality and relevance in your work product.
  • Take innovative, measured risks, and remain open to new ideas and creativity that will help us achieve better results.
  • Set and meet realistic timelines when asked to complete tasks or projects.
  • Attend staff meetings, strategic meetings and staff outings/retreats.
  • Be a part of the regular preaching schedule (3-6 times a year).
  • Be available for pastoral care as needed.

Personal expectations

  • Prioritize physical, spiritual and emotional care.
  • God is first, you and your family are second, and your ministry is third.
  • Actively pursue God on a regular basis through personal spiritual disciplines.
  • Take a biblical Sabbath each week.
  • Be committed to Scappoose Foursquare Church; be a member, attendee, tither and involved in a Foundation group.
  • Must be in doctrinal agreement with Scappoose Foursquare Church.
  • Begin Foursquare Pastoral Licensing process within the first three months of employment.

To apply or for more info, contact Matt (email or 951.385.5291).

To apply for this job email your details to matt@visitsfc.org