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Director of Youth Ministries, Fort Mill, SC

Description:

Philadelphia UMC is located in a growing community with excellent schools. Our congregation's average worship attendance is 320 with an average of 25 youth actively engaged in weekly youth ministries. We are seeking to hire a director of youth ministries who will be responsible for organizing and coordinating ongoing ministries by, with and for 6th - 12th grade students for the purpose of fostering growth as disciples of Christ. We are seeking a leader who will minister to youth in and outside the walls of the church, while building relationships with parents and equipping volunteers for ministry. The Director of Youth Ministries will serve as an integral part of the confirmation process along with our pastor and volunteer leaders. Our desire to hire someone will work with existing and new volunteers and parents to help students worship God in love, grow in love and serve in love within the context of a Christian community of open hearts, open minds and open doors.

Qualifications:
  • Strong personal faith commitment consistent with United Methodist beliefs
  • College degree
  • Proven track record of leading a dynamic youth ministries shown to foster faith and provide opportunities for youth to serve as the hands of Christ at work in the world
  • Ability to work independently as well as alongside the lead pastor of our church
  • Self-starter, energetic, and passionate about youth ministry
  • Interest in expansion and growth of current programs