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Director of Youth Ministry – College Station, TX

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Position Description:

A&M UMC seeks to make disciples of all ages. From birth to death, we seek to introduce people to Jesus and help them walk in His ways. The director of youth ministries oversees the adolescent demographic of our congregation and the parents and guardians who seek to raise them in the Christian Faith. The director will develop ministries for youth ages 6th to 12th grade. The director will work with the Director of Adult Ministry, the Director of Children’s Ministry and the Director of Family Ministry to develop multi-generational ministries for families with youth.
  • Work with the staff in long-term and seasonal planning.
  • Will develop and implement a plan to increase attendance and engagement in the youth programs.
  • The director will work with other leaders to develop and secure theologically aligned and developmentally appropriate resources and curriculum that support the work of teachers and group leaders in ministry with youth.
  • Develop weekly youth programs and small groups. As needed, plan and implement youth activities for church-wide events (Sunday morning, Sunday evening, Wednesday night, etc.).
  • Recruit, schedule, train, and pray for youth ministry volunteers.
  • Create and effectively manage the youth ministry budget.
  • Recruit and develop lay leadership for oversight and planning of youth ministries.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement special events for youth ministry (e.g., holiday events, Mission Trips, Fat Tuesday Fundraiser, Live Nativity, Sunrise Service, Easter Egg-Stravaganza, Back to School Bash, etc.)
  • Oversee the background checks and Safe Sanctuary certifications for all persons working with youth.
  • Supervise the Youth Intern(s).
  • Lead and teach the confirmation class.
  • Coordinate Youth Sunday and special recognition Sundays such as Senior Sunday.
  • Other duties as assigned by the senior pastor.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Alisha Bynum at alisha@am-umc.org.