Director of Family Life Ministries – Plantation, FL

Are you a self-starter who enjoys connecting and bringing others together? Plantation United Methodist Church in Plantation, Florida, is hiring a new Director of Family Life Ministries! This diverse congregation is seeking a person who feels called to give vision and oversight to the children’s and youth ministries. Plantation UMC is located in beautiful South Florida – close to the beaches and Everglades National Park. The church campus is within walking distance to several schools, where ministry partnerships can be developed. If you have strengths in goal-setting, organization, and a dedication to ministering to and with young people and their families, come join this team! Interested applicants should send visit http://yminstitute.com/job-plantation-umc/ or click apply now!

 

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Family Discipleship Minister – Round Rock, TX

Community Christian Church in Round Rock is ready for you to lead our families in reaching and serving our city. We are seeking an enthusiastic Christian leader to engage our K-12th Grade families in growing our ministry. We’ve had some great success in the past with creative events to connect with families in our area and we need a full-time person dedicated to this cause.

Position Qualifications:

Check out the full job description here: https://tinyurl.com/nyrmancr or click here to apply https://justchurchjobs.com/apply/1659.

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Student Ministries Pastor – Hanford, CA

Position Description:

TITLE: Student Ministries Pastor at Koinonia Church SUPERVISOR: Family Ministry Pastor.  Koinonia Church is a non-denominational congregation whose mission is to Ignite Contagious Faith in the One God who Restores all. We operate under the following values: Jesus is Everything, People Matter. Holy Spirit Led. Authentic Community, and transformed lives are possible! We serve the community in Kings County in the Central Valley of California. We are a growing farming community near Lemoore Naval Air Station. POSITION SUMMARY: The Student Ministries pastor is a part of the Koinonia pastoral staff and is selected by the Lead Pastor and Elders. He/she will be a part of raising up a spiritually mature generation of young people through discipleship and strategic programming. He/she is expected to contribute to the team spirit of the staff through fellowship, encouragement, cooperation, prayer support and other appropriate ways, as he/she serves the Lord Jesus Christ, Koinonia Church and the Lead Pastor.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop programming and activities for Senior High and overseeing the programs for Junior High, including midweek services, Sunday morning teaching, discipleship programs, yearly retreats, mission trips, and special events.
  • Supervisor for any Student Ministries staff.
  • Develop and run a Young Adults Ministry
  • Responsible for gathering, development and coordination of all teaching materials and curriculum to be used in the student department.
  • Serves as the primary speaker for all Senior High Meetings. Other speakers may be brought in to supplement teaching.
  • Identify, recruit, equip, and train adults to assist and adequately staff programming and ministries. These adults are to be the primary mentors for students.
  • Develop strategy for discipling young people and equipping them to share their faith with others.
  • Responsible for “marketing” the student ministry to the church congregation to keep the vision alive and visible.
  • Responsible to work in cooperation with the Junior High Ministries Pastor and Children’s Ministry to develop a continuity of strategy and a smooth transition from elementary to graduation.
  • Responsible for working with parents to help them better understand the needs of their students.
  • Work with the parents on ways that the church can partner with them in helping their children grow in the Lord.
  • A part of the larger duties required of Koinonia Pastoral Staff, such as participation in Sunday services, staff meetings, trainings, and pastoral care of our church family.

Position Qualifications:

Must believe in and follow Jesus and be living a life under the authority of Christ that is able to be an example to others. Must be able to agree with the core tenets of the faith, including the authority of the Bible, the Trinity, the necessity of Salvation, and the current operation of the gifts of the Spirit. Must love teens! Or at least be willing and excited to serve them well! Communication will be a huge part of the job, both written and spoken. General knowledge of and ability to teach scripture. Some Theological Training Preferred

To apply for this job, please email a cover letter & resume to kchanford@kchanford.com or click here https://justchurchjobs.com/apply/1648.

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Minister to Students – Warrensburg, MO

Position Description:

Baptist: SBC church in Warrensburg, Missouri is hiring a Minister to Students. The Student Minister at FBC Warrensburg is the full-time position responsible for the direct leading of the Student Life ministry. They will report directly to the Lead Pastor and Pastor of Discipleship, but will be under the authority of the entire eldership. Mission:  To glorify God through the service of His church by equipping the saints to do the work of the Gospel in the primary capacity of supplementing the discipleship students into healthy followers of Jesus and partners in the Gospel.

Goals:

  • To embody the character of Jesus Christ as a testament and witness to the Kingdom of God
  • To love and assist others to follow Jesus in every aspect of their lives
  • To lead the Student Life in a manner reflective of the church’s wider discipleship purposes and goals
  • To train and equip leaders, relevant staff, and volunteers for the ministry of the Gospel to students
  • To build off of household discipleship by growing students in biblical knowledge, theological knowledge, and missional lifestyle.

Position Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates godly character in all capacities
  • Manages own household well as demonstrated in shepherding spouse and kids, if applicable, as well as in maintaining financial stewardship in the home
  • Proven record of working with student ministries
  • Proven ability to vision cast and equip leaders/volunteers to implement the vision
  • Proven ability to rightly teach God’s Word, particularly to students
  • Works well within a team but also is self-motivated and can self-manage

What the job will look like:

  • Oversee the discipleship and fellowship of the Student Ministry
  • Under leadership of the lead elder and discipleship elder, cast a one-year and five-year vision, with tangible and actionable goals, for the student ministry to ensure coordination of Sunday and Wednesday activities as well as with the wider family ministry mission and program
  • With the assistance of pertinent volunteers, design and oversee opportunities for spiritual growth and disciple-making, such as retreats, conferences, etc.
  • Lead as the primary teacher in Wednesday night ministry
  • With the assistance of pertinent volunteers, design and oversee Wednesday night student worship gathering
  • Equip student ministry leaders/volunteers and Gospel Communities for: Sunday and Wednesday teaching and discipleship of students
  • Personal mentorship with students
  • Incorporating students into the wider ministry of the church
  • Equip and develop relevant staff and volunteers
  • Develop strategy to recruit volunteers with assistance from staff
  • Define training program(s) to prepare volunteers for their specific role Implement communication plan to keep staff and volunteers abreast of current events and happenings

To apply for this job, please email a cover letter and resume to fbcwburg@fbcwburg.org or click here https://justchurchjobs.com/apply/1644

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Director of Youth, Young Adults, & Their Families – Basking Ridge, NJ

Position Description:

Are you an experienced director of youth ministry looking for a wonderful, inclusive, and welcoming new church home? Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Basking Ridge, NJ is in search of a full-time Director of Ministry to Youth, Young Adults, and their Families. The director will provide leadership and inspiration in support of God’s call for our church to embrace, minister to, and empower youth and young adults in our midst, consistent with the mission of the local church family, the Presbyterian faith, and the culture of the Basking Ridge community. The director will work with volunteer leaders and youth to re-imagine and lead programs in ways that connect with today’s youth and young adults. He/she will encourage, motivate, and engage with each of these groups in ways that help the youth and young adults grow into devoted followers of Christ and active participants in the life of Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church.

Position Qualifications:

Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church is looking for an experienced youth worker who meets the following qualifications: Strong Christian faith. Experience connecting with, inspiring and leading youth and young adult programs. Exemplary organizational skills. A bachelor’s degree. This position is a full-time ministry with the expectation of an average time commitment of 40+ hours per week. Please email a cover letter and resume to brandi.kirkland@ministryarchitects.com or click apply now.

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Director of Family Ministries – Tampa, FL

Position Description:

Seminole Heights United Methodist Church in Tampa, FL, is hiring a Family Ministries Director. The Family Ministries Director will work with the pastor and volunteers in the discipleship of children, youth, and their families through spiritual formation, outreach, and worship. This part-time position is for about 15 hours per week, and some work can be done remotely.

Work Performed: 1. 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.
  • Work with pastor and lay leadership to expand small group offerings for children, youth, and families.

2. 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.

3. Worship

  • Plan and coordinate weekly Dinner Church services, as COVID allows.
  • With the pastor, lay leadership, and staff, assist in planning and leading worship, including special services.
  • Opportunities to lead could include reading in worship, participating in worship music, and preaching as appropriate to the candidate.
  • Assist in running the worship livestream and engaging online worship viewers.

Position Qualifications:

High school degree or equivalent, At least 2 years of experience working or volunteering in a children/youth ministry, Theological or educational education a plus.

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to office@semheights.com or click apply now.

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Multisite Student Director – Charlotte, NC

Position Description:

Youth Commission International desires to reach the world for Christ through students. We do this by creating student-led Bible studies that meet on middle and high school campuses. Our Student Ministry Architects department provides interim student ministry services for churches that are in transition. We provide weekly programming, discipleship opportunities for students, parent/volunteer training, and monthly events for student ministries through the SMA program.

JOB DETAILS: The SMA Multisite Director provides oversight and leadership to two to three churches within the SMA program. This includes leading the team of associates executing the weekly student ministry program of each church. He/she also works with the SMA Director to plan, schedule, and execute the various events put on by each student ministry. Ultimately, He/she serves churches in need of interim student ministry staffing and consulting to ensure the growth and longevity of the local ministry.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Primarily responsible for overseeing two to three contracted SMA churches in a given area When needed, running all aspects of a contracted church’s program as the site director, even if that church is outside of the assigned area Assist SMA Director with planning and executing SMA church events. Assist with content creation for the SMA program including parent newsletters, volunteer training, messages, etc. Assist with initial assessment for churches that come on as contracted churches Oversee YCI club ministry in the area assigned by SMA Director, visiting 1-3 schools a week. Identify and recruit potential campus mentors and work alongside mentors to train student leaders

COMPENSATION: Competitive Salary based upon experience Health/Dental/Vision Benefits (90% of premiums paid by organization) Monthly mileage and cell phone reimbursement Paid vacation and personal time

Position Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years experience in youth ministry
  • Ability to oversee multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented and culture-driven organization that values the success of the entire team
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage big projects with multiple contributors and break projects down into actionable steps.
  • Self Starter with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • NICE TO HAVES: Experience leading interns and/or staff, Experience with Basecamp, Microsoft Office, and Expensify, Ability to market SMA program and acquire new contracted churches

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to tthornburg@youthcommission.us or click apply now.

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Middle School Director – Roseville, MN

Position Description:

Calvary Church is seeking a Christ-follower and emerging leader, who is an organized communicator and has a passion for engaging middle school students, developing volunteers, and creating fun environments. If you’re looking for a great place to work with growth potential in a multi-campus setting, we’d love for you to apply. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION IN OUR HIRING PACKET.

The Middle School Director oversees all aspects of ministry to 6th–8th grade students at both campuses of Calvary Church. The following gives an approximation of how responsibilities are distributed in this role:

  • 50% ADMINISTRATION AND PROGRAM PREPARATION A substantial portion of focus is given to the many organizational details and significant preparation required for a ministry with an audience of 70+ students. This role requires farsighted scheduling, creative planning, thorough preparation, and proactive communication.
  • 20% RELATIONAL CARE While building relationships with students and families is a significant part of this job, an even greater relational requirement is with adult volunteers and Fusion staff. By inviting, caring for, and empowering these leaders, relational ministry is multiplied for middle schoolers.
  • 15% PROGRAM FACILITATION A key aspect of this position is maximizing time together by ensuring the programming you’ve planned runs smoothly. At varying events this will include engaging with students, speaking from the front, setting the tone, handling logistics, keeping the schedule, empowering leaders, troubleshooting issues, and much more.
  • 15% CROSS MINISTRY COLLABORATION While leading ministry to students, the Middle School Director will also be part of Calvary’s Leadership Team—participating in strategic meetings, collaborating with other pastors and directors, and supporting church-wide ministry efforts.

View our HIRING PACKET for more information about this position.

Position Qualifications:

A baccalaureate degree is required for this position and graduate theological education is desired.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to search@calvarychurch.us or click apply now.

 

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Director of Children’s & Youth Ministry – Westerville, OH

Position Description:

Westerville Community United Church of Christ (WCUCC) is an Open & Affirming congregation in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, currently seeking a Director of Children’s & Youth Ministry. The successful candidate will engage children of all ages in our church activities, including worship, Sunday School, and youth group. This position works with families to make church a meaningful part of children’s & youth lives. The successful candidate will share the church’s values for creating a welcoming environment for all, and will comfortably embrace and teach the theology of WCUCC. Reports to: Associate Pastor FLSA Status: Exempt; salary Hours: 30 hours per week; potential to become 40 hours per week after 1-2 years as the children’s & youth program grows and the demands increase. Salary & Benefits: Starting salary range is $30,000-34,000 annually. Benefits include 2 weeks of paid vacation plus holidays, and the church’s contribution to a healthcare allowance. Compensation and benefits shall be established annually by the Board of Human Resources in consultation with the Boards of Christian Education and Trustees and approved by Church Council. Start Date: Negotiable, with preference for January, 2022.

Position Responsibilities:

  •  Attend weekly worship services and fellowship time, prioritizing relationship-building with members. Occasionally lead the Children’s Sermon, and assist with the service and/or children’s programming as necessary.
  • Lead middle and high school youth groups. This includes determining the best model and weekly schedule for these age groups; recruiting & working with volunteer leaders; planning and leading an annual youth retreat; and possible fundraising for special events.
  • Lead & support Sunday School. Serve as the primary leader for high school Sunday school. In partnership with the Board of Christian Education (CE) and the Associate Pastor, provide leadership in finding Sunday school volunteer teachers, and choosing or developing curriculum for kids of all ages. Assist Sunday school teachers with lesson preparation as necessary.
  • Plan Joyful Noise Kids’ Worship (grades PreK-5) each week and prepare materials for volunteers to lead the activities. • Co-lead Confirmation Class with the pastors (once per month).
  • Work with youth to prepare, and empower them to lead, the annual Youth Sunday worship service. • Involve youth with annual inter-generational and/or youth-focused mission trip as the primary leader for youth on the trip.
  • Develop and lead the middle school Vacation Bible Adventure program in the summer (one week only, takes place in the evening).
  • Work with the Board of Christian Education and volunteers to offer monthly youth groups for younger children.
  • Communicate regularly with youth and parents throughout the year.
  • Counsel youth and their parents as necessary, or refer to pastors or professional counselors as appropriate.
  • Attend monthly Christian Education board meetings and provide updates; attend monthly Council meetings as invited. • Develop and lead new programming as needs arise to support our children and youth in their spiritual development.
  • Engage in youth ministry continuing education.

Position Qualifications:

  • A college degree is strongly preferred, but a combination of formal education and related training and experience will be considered.
  • Must be experienced in working with children and youth, preferably in a church setting.
  •  Must submit information for a background check and results must meet expectations.
  • The successful candidate will be required to complete Child Abuse Prevention training and follow all WCUCC protection and integrity policies.
  • The successful candidate will be certified in First-Aid and CPR, or must complete the training through the church.

The Church’s Director of Children & Youth Ministry position requires the following skill sets:

  • • Relationship builder
    • Available and accessible to the youth and parents, creating an inclusive environment for all children and youth
    • Personable and energetic
    • Connects easily with both young children & older youth, recognizing that relationships with young children now builds a strong middle & high school youth program of the future
    • Builds and encourages relationships among the children and youth
    • Engages with all members of WCUCC in a way that demonstrates the love of God, supporting the pastors’ and church leaders’ efforts in nurturing a safe and respectful environment
  • Spiritual leader, with an understanding of the Bible and comfort discussing with children and youth in age-appropriate ways. Comfortable teaching and leading the theology of the United Church of Christ.
  • Team oriented
  • Great communicator, and uses social media or other communication tools to connect with youth and families

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to susan@westervillecucc.org or click apply now.

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Student Ministry Director – Ellisville, MO

Position Description:

In accordance with the mission and vision of Pathfinder Church, the Student Ministry Director will walk with, disciple, and love students on their life journey, as well as challenge them to follow Jesus by loving God, loving others, and serving their community/world. Attributes:

  • • Relational. Takes a proactive approach to forming, developing, and investing in relationships with youth in order to maximize the impact for Christ.
  • • Driven. Has the tenacity to push through obstacles and overcome challenges.
  • • Leader. Proven effective leadership ability; an exceptional developer of people.
  • • Communicator. Demonstrates the ability to be articulate, confident, engaging, and doctrinally sound as a communicator/teacher.
  • • Missional. Desires to create a ministry culture that will engage unchurched youth.
  • • Culturally Aware. Recognizes the trends of families and youth in an affluent culture, with an understanding of how to respond in relevant ways.
  • • Creative. Uses creative thinking to develop and implement innovative programming.

Responsibilities:

  • • Leads Student Ministry efforts to cast vision and carry out strategic initiatives for an all-encompassing ministry for students.
  • • Supervises additional Student Ministry staff. This includes:
    • Continually working to develop effective communication with Student Ministry team.
    • Delivers and participates in formal and informal feedback including performance reviews and collaborative goal setting.
    • Models and encourages a positive, growth-minded team culture. •

Serves as one of the primary teachers/communicators of curriculum for all student ministry.

  • • Provides spiritual oversight, direction, and appropriate curriculum for middle school ministry, high school ministry, and Confirmation.
  • • Plan and organize student events, retreats, service opportunities, and mission trips.
  • • Recruit and nurture volunteers and mentors through relationships and by providing training and growth opportunities.
  • • Oversee budget areas related to student ministry.
  • • Serve as an integral part of the Next Generation Ministry team to smoothly transition youth from one developmental stage to the next while accomplishing the goals of the church as they relate to the ministry at large.

Position Qualifications:

  • • A bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry or Christian Education, preferred.
  • • At least 2 years of previous ministry experience working with middle and high school students.
  • • Proven experience as an effective leader of others.
  • • A strong and personal commitment to Jesus and a member of Pathfinder Church or an eagerness to join.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to mharting@pathfinderstl.org or click apply now.

 

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