Family Ministries Director – Tampa, FL

Position Description:

Seminole Heights UMC is looking for our next Family Ministries Director to lead children, youth, and their families in our historic and vibrant congregation and community. The Family Ministries Director is primarily responsible for the discipleship of children, youth, and their families through spiritual formation, outreach, and worship.

Spiritual Formation: Work with the pastor, lay leaders, and staff to implement current children and youth ministries and plan new ministry opportunities.

  • Duties include but not limited to: creating weekly Children’s worship videos, planning and leading weekly Youth Group meetings, and overseeing Sunday morning children’s programming.

Outreach: Work with the pastor and lay leadership to expand small group offerings for children, youth, and families. Outreach

  • Coordinate outreach events geared towards families, including but not limited to community movie nights, Vacation Bible School, and annual Easter and Christmas celebrations.
  • Build and maintain relationships with local schools and Seminole Heights United Methodist Preschool, in addition to other community partners with ongoing engagement.

Worship: Plan and coordinate weekly Dinner Church services, as COVID allows with the pastor, lay leadership, and staff, assist in planning worship, including special services.

  • Opportunities to lead could include reading in worship, participating in worship music, and preaching as appropriate to the candidate. d. Assist in running weekly worship livestream and engaging online worship viewers.

Position Qualifications:

A candidate for the position of Family Ministries Director shall be grounded in basic Christian doctrine, having and professing faith in Jesus Christ.

  • He/she shall be familiar and in consonance with Wesleyan theology, United Methodist Church Polity and practice.
  • He/she must have a thorough understanding of and ability in working with students and their families and shall demonstrate managerial skills necessary to carry out their duties.

Interested candidates, please send your cover letter and resume to office@semheights.com or click apply now.

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Director of Youth Ministries, Tampa – FL

Position Description:

Be part of Making God’s Love Real with youth in grades 6-12 across the Tampa area at Hyde Park UMC. If you can connect with this emerging generation, communicate effectively with these students, their parents and volunteers, then maybe God is calling you to Hyde Park. You can be the catalyst for Youth Ministries at a church that seeks a way in the center as a witness to God’s inclusive love, nurturing environments where students can grow in belief and action.

Hyde Park is a church that values people’s questions about faith and in-depth study of the Bible. We are intentionally Wesleyan as we live out our church life together. Our team of ordained clergy includes both women and men. Our staff and volunteers work together by design, because we believe it is important to equip the laity for ministry and not just “get the task done ourselves”.

Our staff values each other, prays together weekly and remembers to play together also. We care for one another, while at the same time pushing each other to be our best. We work hard, strive for excellence and place a high value on rest and taking vacation time.

Candidates must be growing in their own faith journey, warm-hearted, open-minded, organized, fun persons who are committed to mainline Christian faith in the Methodist tradition. View full job description and apply at https://hydeparkumc.org/jobs

Position Qualifications:

Education/Training/Experience

  1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Education or in an area of study related to adolescent development or related experience.
  2. Strong passion and experience in shepherding youth in their discipleship.
  3. Training or experience in the equipping organizational model.
  4. Proficient in understanding and use of social media platforms.
  5. Relevant experience in a large United Methodist church.

Personal Characteristics

  1. A Christ-centered, biblically rooted, warm-hearted faith in Christ which expresses itself in a loving, joyful, healthy relationship with others and personal freedom in sharing his/her personal experience of Christ.
  2. A clear passion to draw people into a living relationship with Jesus Christ.
  3. A commitment to the mission and vision of Hyde Park United Methodist.
  4. A visionary person with the initiative to explore the most effective means by which the church’s mission can be fulfilled.
  5. A team player who works well with other church staff members and who has proven effectiveness in working with volunteers.
  6. Personal commitment to the spiritual heritage, doctrine, and Social Principles of the United Methodist Church.
  7. Evidence of Christian character lived-out through spiritual disciplines and participation in the life of the church.
  8. A sense of humor and ability not to take him/herself too seriously.
  9. High energy level for the demands of a growing ministry.

Interested candidates, please send your cover letter and resume to jbarolo@hydeparkumc.org or click apply now.

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Youth Minister, Tampa – FL

Position Description:

West Broad Street Baptist Church is looking for their next part-time youth minister.

General Job Description: Working with youth in Christian Studies

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attendance in Sunday Morning worship Services and Wednesday evening services .
  • Weekly youth meetings on Sunday evenings.
  • One large youth event monthly and one smaller youth event monthly (ie: socializing with youth in youth house with pizza etc.) Planning, preparing and attending youth camp.
  • Manage youth budget and petty cash. Coordinate with the bookkeeper in tracking funds in designated and general fund by submitting all receipts in a timely manner.
  • Propose budgeted activities and purchase, with presentation to pastor prior to finalizing.
  • Discipleship and Outreach Actively reach out to students with the Gospel.
  • Invest in each student’s life with biblical teaching and application.
  • Maintain open communication with parents and guardians keeping them involved.
  • Invite students and encourage them to invite more youth to attend church in order to reach them with the Gospel.
  • Schedule visitation and outreach activities.

Position Qualifications:

  • Comfortable sharing your personal testimony.
  • Some experience working with youth is preferred but training is available.
  • Must have the ability to prepare lessons and activities.
  • All employees of West Broad Street Baptist Church must affirm the church’s Statement of Faith, and the Baptist Faith and Message as a condition of employment.
  • Must pass a Background Check

Qualified candidates, please send your cover letter and resume to wbsbctampa@gmail.com or click apply now.

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Director of Youth and Family Ministries, Tampa – FL

Grace Lutheran Church Tampa, FL is seeking to hire a full-time (40 hours) Director of Youth and Family Ministries for planning, implementing, directing, coordinating, and managing Christian Education ministry for the entire Grace Lutheran Faith Formation from nursery to adults. The Director is also responsible for selecting and supervising the volunteer teachers, leaders, facilitators, and assistants.

This position requires the equivalent minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, plus at least two years experience with youth and/or cross-generational ministry and faith formation. Must have a driver’s license and pass driving history and background checks. The applicant must set a personal example of Christian faith and leadership in action, helping the church achieve its goals as set forth in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The position requires excellent relationship building, communication, and organizational skills.

To apply, click the Apply Now button or email rande8@ymail.com

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