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Student Ministry Director, Duluth, GA

Description:

Sugarloaf United Methodist Church in Duluth, Georgia, is looking to add another student pastor to their Student Ministries Staff!  If you think the traits listed here fit you, please apply! • Leadership • Pastor/shepherd • Mercy-showing • Administration • Teaching •Education and experience in theology and counseling • Excellent Communicator • Excellent role model • Organizational/Administrative Skills Visionary • Expressive leader • Compassionate • Playful • Energetic • Dependable • Friendly • Analytical • Self-Starter  •Ministering to and with teens, with a heart for understanding their special needs and a desire to include this valuable group of people in the ministry of the church •Teaching and helping students to apply foundational Biblical truths to their life issues.

Qualifications:

  • Recruit, develop, and coach LEADERS to lead a growing and fruitful ministry!
  • Give direction to and oversee the student ministry.
  • Identify the needs and interests of teens within the church and community.
  • Plan and develop programs for the student ministry.
  • Evaluate existing programs to determine effectiveness.
  • Identify and provide ministry opportunities for teens.
  • Work in consultation with other Student Ministry Staff and Church Ministry Staff to reach significant numbers of Middle School and High School students.
  • Meet monthly with student ministry leaders (adult team and student team) to pray and to plan and discuss upcoming events, challenges, solutions, praises.
  • Provide counseling and spiritual direction to teens on an individual basis.
  • Participate in outreach ministry to teens who have visited the church.
  • Project and oversee annual budget for student ministries; oversee expenditures.
  • Lead student retreats for the purpose of spiritual edification and evangelism.
  • Utilize outreach teams and resources to coordinate and lead mission trips and opportunities for students.
  • Visit with teens ON-SITE in their schools, houses, activities, and when hospitalized. Maintain an incarnational presence in the local schools surrounding Sugarloaf.
  • Actively seek out continuing education and training opportunities.
  • Plan and lead Confirmation classes for students.
  • Compile a youth database to be used throughout the ministry for coordination and community building.
  • Attend weekly Staff meetings.
  • Attend Council meetings representing staff and student ministry needs.
If interested in knowing more about this position, please email your cover letter and resume.