Assistant Pastor-Director of Youth Ministries, Houston, TX

First Presbyterian Church of Houston, Texas, a large, thriving, Gospel-centered church located in the fourth largest city in the United States is seeking a dedicated full-time Assistant Pastor/Director of Youth Ministries. This is a unique opportunity to bring a high level of passion and energy for guiding and shaping many different aspects of the church’s ministry to youth including leading a ministry staff, engaging and training a large group of volunteers, developing and collaborating in vision casting, and overseeing the ministry’s multi-faceted programming of mission trips, fellowship, and service opportunities.  Compelled by the love of Jesus Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit, the congregation of FPC Houston is committed to loving all youth where they are while reaching and inspiring them during their formative years to respond to God’s call upon their lives. The next Director, in addition to building commitment and trust with parents, training and equipping volunteers, and steering a Spirit-led program of mission and ministry opportunities, will join a vibrant pastoral staff and administrative team committed to youth and their families.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be Christ-centered, have a college degree, possess five to ten years of experience leading dynamic youth ministries within larger congregations, and have a contagious faith consistent with the principles and beliefs of the ECO denomination. We welcome your resume and cover letter.

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Director of Student Ministries, Houston, TX

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church of Houston, TX is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministries. As the largest Episcopal Church in the US, St. Martin’s recognizes its responsibility to share the news of the grace of Jesus Christ with as many students as possible.

The purpose of the Director role is to help young people establish meaningful relationships with Jesus Christ and to support parents as their children grow.  The Director is responsible for overseeing and supporting St. Martin’s Junior High and High School Student Ministry programs.  This includes leading a ministry staff, engaging and coordinating a large group of volunteers, and development and overseeing the ministry’s programs.

Essential functions for this position include:

  • Building relationships and sharing the good news of the Bible with the youth and their families.
  • Leading and developing staff to effectively fulfill their job responsibilities.
  • Planning and coordinating social, spiritual and community service activities. Examples include Bible studies, Confirmation, Youth in Worship, retreats, and mission trips.
  • In conjunction with the Vicar and Worship Ministries Coordinator, overseeing and coordinating all aspects of the Acolyte program (6-12th grade.)
  • Recruiting and training volunteers for leadership in student ministry.
  • Acting as liaison between the Church leadership, volunteers, students and their families.

The minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • A personal commitment to Christ
  • 5+ years in youth ministry
  • 3+ years supervising and managing staff
  • Experience recruiting and engaging volunteers
  • Prior experience in a liturgical church
  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
  • The ability to operate a motor vehicle with passengers and a valid driver’s license

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume.

 

 

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