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Next-Gen Pastor – Champaign, IL


Position Description:

Mattis Avenue Free Methodist Church in Champaign, IL, seeks a Next-Gen Pastor to create a nurturing environment for the youth & young adults to grow as disciples of Jesus. Strategies:
  • Provide and sustain a holistic roadmap of spiritual formation. (In & through the Holy Scriptures, Wesleyan-Arminian based)
  • Intentionally identify, raise up & develop disciple-makers and leaders among students and adult volunteers.
  • To lead a youth ministry & develop a sustainable approach to college-aged ministries within the cross-generational context of Mattis Ave FMC, toward the next generation of leaders being raised/integrated into community & ministry.
  • Network cross-generational relationships for demonstration, encouragement, and edification.
  • To engage and participate within the activity and mission of the church.

Position Qualifications:

The candidate has completed high school, and has or is completing a degree in a related ministry field. Candidate also affirms the Free Methodist Articles of Religion (see FMC Book of Discipline Chapter 1), is willing to align with the practice of our theology as outlined in the Christian Journey ({] 3000+) and meets character qualifications for leadership as outlined in the Outcomes-Based Assessment for elders in the 2023 Free Methodist Church Book of Discipline (1 5410+). The ideal candidate would be willing to pursue ordination in the Free Methodist Church. To apply, send a resume to