Minister to Students, Fort Worth – TX

Position Description:

University Christian Church in Ft. Worth, Texas is seeking a full-time Minister to Students. This individual will build and manage a team of full-time professionals that equip youth and young adults to transform the world by living out Christ’s courageous love. Ideal for this role would be an innovative, detail-oriented, hands-on visionary who empowers teams of leaders within a sustainable model of ministry. This position reports to the Executive Minister. Primary responsibilities for the position include:

  • Mentor and equip full-time staff leaders
  • Map out the overarching scope & sequence of discipleship from 6th-12th grades and post-high school, college-aged young adults
  • Build and foster bridges of connection and community with students at the neighboring Texas Christian University (TCU) campus
  • Actively engage with youth, young adults, and families, both inside and outside the church
  • Recruit, train, coordinate, and support teams of volunteer leaders
  • Create pathways for youth and young adults to serve within the church and community, regularly participating in intergenerational opportunities
  • Provide supportive resources for parents
  • Organize the infrastructure of the ministry, ordering paperwork, guiding processes, implementing systems, communicating with stakeholders, and managing child protective policies Steward the budget and maintain the financial accountability of the ministry

Position Qualifications: 

Qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Experience leading teams towards sustainability, either in a faith-based setting or a related field
  • Experience implementing vision in relevant, meaningful ways
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to organize and keep accurate and detailed records
  • Strong competence and comfort with technology, including effectively utilizing platforms of digital communications and social media
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and strong work ethic
  • Passion for helping youth and young adults know the love of Christ
  • A person of Christian faith with an understanding of and alignment with the theology of a congregation in the Disciples of Christ tradition, valuing and celebrating all people

Interested applicants should send their resume along with a cover letter to