Bilingual College and Youth Minister – Brentwood, TN

If you are bilingual (Spanish/English) and would like to work in a split role as a college Wesley Center Minister and a Youth Director at a church-while earning a full scholarship Master’s of Arts, this role may be for you. The youth speak English but their parents speak Spanish. Email tiffany@cymt.org to learn more.d.d.

Fulfill your call to ministry through the Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry at the Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT). The Graduate Resident College/Youth Minister is a unique professional ministry opportunity that provides you with a job at a local ministry setting while both training and coaching you as you earn your Masters of Arts in Youth Ministry through a CYMT partner seminary. CYMT offers regional campuses in Tennessee and Texas through a partnership with Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and our new Nashville Extension Campus of APTS. Partner churches are from multiple denominations within a four-hour radius of Nashville, TN and Austin, TX though we have recently expanded to VA, LA, FL, PA, and NC. Acceptance to the program is competitive, as the cohort spots are limited in each region. The cost to the resident is only $2,000 for the 3-year program.d. d.

Graduate Residents will receive:

  • Full scholarship for tuition, books, and housing
  • Masters degree from an accredited seminary
  • A job as a youth minister in a local church/camping ministry
  • $1,000 per month stipend
  • Veteran ministry coach

Qualifications:

  • Distinct call to youth or children’s ministry
  • Ministry experience working with children or youth
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Application Process: Apply online at www.cymt.org
    Complete online application
    Pay $50 application fee
    Provide: 3 references (professor, ministry, personal), transcripts, photo, proof of insurance, complete background check
  • Application deadlines:
    Looking to fill immediately.

Qualified candidates, please apply by going to www.cymt.org  or by contacting Tiffany Malone, Residency Support Coordinator: tiffany@cymt.org

 

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Director of Student Ministries- Kearney, Missouri

Provide leadership and direct oversight to all student ministry programs (grade 6-12) of First United Methodist Church, including mission work, worship services, discipleship opportunities, camping experiences, and retreats so that First United Methodist Church can make new disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teaching and Vision
  • Creatively communicate the Gospel to students, with an emphasis on depth and biblical teaching.
  • Create biblically-based messages and studies that engage students and drive them toward a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Plan student-centered worship experience every Wednesday during the school year
  • Oversee confirmation program and plan confirmation service
  • Provide relevant and compelling opportunities for students during the summer months. Relationships and Networking
  • Develop meaningful pastoral relationships with students, families, and volunteers of First United Methodist Church.
  • Develop and implement strategies to reach unchurched students and their families.
  • Willingness and ability to engage students where they are, such as sporting events, school functions, lunches, etc. Leadership Development
  • Work with other ministry leaders to creatively involve students in ministries throughout the church.
  • Identify, recruit, and empower leaders within the church to serve in student ministry in meaningful ways between two campuses
  • Participate in continuing education events in order to stay current on student ministry thinking and practice.
  • Oversee student leadership team, meeting regularly to plan various IMPACT events and opportunities Administration and Communication
  • Provide clear communication with parents, staff, and the broader church about the Student Ministry.
  • Coordinate the student ministry with the various administrative needs of the church.
  • Plan the annual budget for the Student Ministry
  • Coordinate all IMPACT related social media: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Provide clear communication with Small Group Leader with weekly/monthly emails Special Event Planning Schedule and coordinate the elements of trips and events, arrange transportation, accommodations, and volunteer support. (examples: mission trip, camp, lock-ins, retreats etc.)

Position Qualifications:

  • A dynamic personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Bible and a commitment to Wesleyan theology.
  • Experience witnessing to unchurched people about Christ’s love.
  • A self-starter, create new ministries, committed to excellence, experience recruiting, training, and empowering volunteers for ministry.
  • Exceptional relational skills.
  • Compelling communicator, particularly in teaching and preaching the Bible. Preferred experience in speaking to large groups.
  • Undergraduate degree or over 3 years relevant experience preferred. Key Attributes:
  • Passion for Jesus
  • Relational, especially compelling communicator
  • Evangelistic
  • Biblically literate
  • High standards
  • Understanding of youth culture

Qualified Candidates, please apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to amustoe@kearneyfumc.org or by clicking apply now.

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Children / Family Ministry Director – Newberry, FL

Newberry UMC is looking for a person who loves Jesus and children, willing to have fun while teaching the children about the Christian faith. Must be at least 18, a Christian, and pass a background check. United Methodist background helpful.

This is a part-time position working with children and their families.

Responsibilities include Sunday School, children’s message during Sunday worship, one week in summer evening VBS, once a quarter family fun activity, and recruiting volunteers for the nursery when needed.

Small church, hourly pay.

To apply click the Apply Now button or email kmburris3@gmail.com.

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Director of Youth Ministries – North Augusta, SC

Overview

Fairview Presbyterian Church in North Augusta, SC is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries / Youth Pastor as a champion “To nurture youth to stand in Christ at every step.” We desire that our youth become flourishing, reproducing disciples who are integrated into our church’s life & who walk with Jesus in all stages and spheres of life.

About Fairview

Fairview Presbyterian Church is a congregation of 450 covenant partners spread across the Augusta, GA, metropolitan area, also known as the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA). We recently completed the Auxano Vision Frame process to identify our unique calling “To nurture lives to stand in Christ at every step,” and to identify our fore core values: (1) Substance in Our Worship, (2) Leading in Our Learning, (3) Intertwined in Our Living, and (4) Organic in Our Evangelism. Holistic discipleship and engaging families and youth are among our top priorities in the coming years. We are denominational members of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians.

Our church campus is located 1.5 miles from the Savannah River and just a few hours away from other major metropolitan centers like Atlanta, Savannah, and Charleston. Augusta is perhaps best known as the home of the annual Masters Golf Tournament. Our region is also home to the US Department of Energy’s nuclear Savannah River Site (SRS), Fort Gordon (US Army), and the Augusta University Medical Center. Educators, medical professionals, and SRS employees are highly represented at Fairview.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for Director of Youth Ministries / Youth Pastor will be a discipleship-minded and missionally-focused leader of leaders who ministers out of his or her own discipleship and relationship with God. This individual will practice sustainable rhythms of self-care and service, and he or she will deeply and holistically engage our youth (head, heart, & hands). The Director / Pastor will operate from a relational, team mindset and collaborate with others. Finally, this person will be a self-starter capable of assessing the youth’s needs and taking initiative to develop the ministry accordingly, using Fairview’s strategy of worship – develop – serve.

Position Responsibilities

• Develop & maintain a strategic & holistic plan for youth discipleship alongside the Associate Pastor.
• Nurture relationships with youth to help them stand in Christ at every step as disciples on mission.
• Teach Gospel-centered lessons & lead Gospel-centered discussions which target students’ heads, hearts, & hands.
• Partner with parents in discipling their youth.
• Lead as a leader of leaders by recruiting and developing teams of youth and lay leaders who are committed to youth discipleship.
• Develop, lead, & coordinate weekly youth programs which foster spiritual formation, community, & fun.
• Introduce churched, dechurched, & unchurched youth to the Gospel & help them grow as Christ’s disciples.
• Collaborate with the Children’s Ministry & Adult Ministries to create seamless pathways in & out of the Youth Ministry.
• Integrate youth into the life of the church by cultivating multigenerational relationships, service opportunities, and leadership opportunities.

Qualifications

• Personal discipleship marked by a deep, personal relationship with Jesus Christ & as evidenced in daily life.
• Alignment with Fairview’s vision frame (next page) & with our denomination’s (ECO) essential tenets.
• College graduate (seminary/ordination is a plus).
• 1-5 years’ experience with youth & in ministry.

What Fairview Has to Offer You

We desire to promote the flourishing of our staff, lay leaders, and members. Whomever we call to Fairview will not only minister to youth but will also be ministered to by us. The following are just a few things we have to offer:

– Healthy, loving, and supportive church community.
– High level of freedom to develop the youth ministry, within the scope of Fairview’s mission and values.
– Support, resourcing, and potential mentoring.
– Learning environment in which to grow both personally and professionally.
– Brand new youth facility to develop.
– Competitive salary and benefits.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a (1) cover letter explaining your sense of call to youth ministry, (2) a resume with three references, (3) a personal testimony (1-2 pages), and (4) a link to a teaching sample (if available) to youthsearch@fairvieweco.com OR by clicking the Apply Now button below.

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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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Director of Youth Ministries – League City, TX

Bay Harbour United Methodist Church is seeking their next Director of Youth Ministries.

The Director of Youth Ministries job is a full-time staff position that is split 50% on Youth Ministry and 50% on either communications, technical worship production, or connections, depending on the abilities of the applicant. The Director will build a loving and inclusive Christian community among youth grades 7-12 and their families, helping them to encounter Christ and discover a place to Love God, Love Others, and Serve the World.

The Director will be responsible for casting vision for the youth program and managing a team of volunteers whose focus is on the engagement of youth, through new and existing worship, life groups, fellowship, and mission outreach opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Mature follower of Jesus Christ, committed to the orthodox Christian faith and spiritual habits.
  • Demonstrated calling and passion for reaching and making disciples of youth.
  • Ability to understand and articulate United Methodist theology and doctrine.
  • Experience, training/certification in youth ministry preferred, as well as commitment to remaining current with trends and practices of effective youth ministries.
  • Proven leadership skills (develop Bay Harbour Youth Ministry vision, build teams, develop strategy, communicate effectively, work well with others, servant’s heart, self-motivated)

Responsibilities

  1. Establish and communicate a vision and plan for Junior High and High School Youth Ministry that includes:
    •       Making disciples of youth through life groups, large group worship, serving in the church, and missions.
    •       Ensuring every Bay Harbour youth is meaningfully connected for care and spiritual growth.
    •       Reaching non-Christian/unchurched youth beyond Bay Harbour UMC.
  2.  Work with student leaders of the Junior High and Senior High to develop a curriculum for discipleship environments. Ensure curriculum is Biblical, relevant, theologically sound, and establishes a strategic pathway for developing mature disciples.
  3.  Develop and coordinate youth and adult leaders who are responsible for specific areas of ministry.
  4. Communicate effectively and consistently relevant information to the church, parents, youth leaders, and youth.
  5. Work with the Minister of Discipleship and the Youth Board to develop specific goals/measures for each of above priorities.
  6. Responsible for managing Safe Sanctuary chaperone obligations for all youth events within budget.
  7.  Work with Minister of Discipleship and Pastor to develop and monitor annual budget for Youth Ministry.

Accountability:

The Minister of Discipleship is responsible for management and oversight.
The Youth Parent Board and Staff Parish Relations committee, as necessary, provide a sounding board for support and conflict resolution.

Qualified candidates please send your cover letter and resume to Leska Parker, Director of Operations, at lparker@bayharbourumc.org or click apply now.

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Associate for Youth Ministry, Washington, DC

The National Presbyterian Church (NPC) is seeking an Associate for Youth Ministry, to support their growing and active youth ministry. The Associate for Youth Ministry will work with the Director of Youth Ministry to develop the relational aspect of the existing youth ministry programs, specifically with a focus on boys’ discipleship. NPC is an historic and vibrant Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation located in northwest Washington DC, near American University.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Developing discipleship relationships with individual youth and building relationships with families
  • Developing a connection plan, to ensure that every youth is contacted at least once/year.
  • Implementing a new visitor follow-up process.
  • Supporting weekly Sunday school and youth Group, as well as special events such as retreats.
  •  Recruiting, training, and developing new and current volunteers for the above programs.
  •  If applicable, developing a youth worship component on Sunday mornings, and developing youth leadership in music.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent ministry experience
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for working with youth, with a willing spirit to serve and be used by God in the lives of youth.
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn, to be mentored and taught, and to improve leadership skills.
  • Good skills in listening and oral communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work creatively, cooperatively, and collegially with staff, parishioners, volunteers, and as a team member.

To apply, please submit the following to npcyouth@nationalpres.org or click apply now.

  •  Cover letter
  • Resume
  • List of 3 references
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Director of Children & Youth Ministries – Arlington Heights, IL

First United Methodist Church in Arlington Heights, Illinois is seeking a full-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. This individual will oversee the discipleship programs that help children and youth participate in God’s bold love, as both a recipient of God’s love and a disciple of Jesus who serves others. Ideal for this role would be an innovative, detail-oriented, hands-on minister who collaborates with and empowers teams of volunteers within a sustainable model of ministry. This position reports to the Pastor of Faith Formation.

Primary responsibilities for the position include:

Map out the overarching scope & sequence of discipleship from birth through high school
Actively engage with children, youth, and families, both inside and outside the church walls
Recruit, train, coordinate, and support teams of volunteer leaders
Create pathways for children and youth to serve with other ministry teams and regularly participate in intergenerational opportunities
Provide supportive resources for parents
Organize the infrastructure of the ministry, ordering paperwork, guiding processes, implementing systems, and managing child protective policies
Communicate regularly with key ministry stakeholders, both inside the church and those who are a part of the community
Steward the budget and maintain the financial accountability of the ministry

Qualifications for this position are:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred
Experience in implementing and leading teams towards sustainability, either in a faith-based setting or a related field
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, social media, and church-specific software
Ability to work as part of a team
Demonstrated leadership skills and strong work ethic
Passion for helping children, youth, and their parents know and love Christ
A person of Christian faith with an understanding of and alignment with the theology of a reconciling congregation in the United Methodist tradition

Qualified candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter using the Apply Now button below.

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Director of Children & Youth Ministries – Wilmington, DE

Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church in Wilmington, DE is seeking a Director of Children & Youth Ministries.

The Director of Children and Youth Ministries is responsible for designing and facilitating a children and youth ministry program focused on building young disciples for Christ.

In leading these programs the Director will:

(1) work at building trust with children, youth, and their parents,
(2) be aware and sensitive to the spiritual and emotional needs of the children and youth,
(3) have a working knowledge of the Bible and ability make life applications,
(4) be familiar with and have the ability to utilize various learning experiences that relate to and hold the attention of children and youth, and
(5) identify and encourage children and youth to use their talents and spiritual gifts in mission and service.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree
some experience
all background checks

To apply email stpaulsumcde@comcast.net OR click the Apply Now button below.

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