Graduate Resident Youth Minister- TN, TX, AL, MS, GA, KY, LA, FL

Do you have a desire to make a lasting impact on young people?

Fulfill your call to youth ministry through the Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry at the Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT). The Graduate Resident 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 CYMT’s partner seminary, Austin Theological Seminary. CYMT offers regional campuses in Tennessee and Texas through partnerships with Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Partner churches are from multiple denominations within a four-hour radius of Nashville, TN and Austin, TX. 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, with discounts for early acceptance (Nov 15).

Graduate Residents will receive:

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

Qualifications:

  • Desire to work in youth or children’s ministry in a variety of avenues: church ministry, nonprofit ministry, camping ministry
  •  Ministry experience working with children or youth
  • Undergraduate degree

Application deadlines:

Early admission: November 15
Final: March 15

Contact:
Center for Youth Ministry Training Office: 615.823.7595
Tiffany Malone, Residency Support Coordinator: tiffany@cymt.org

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Graduate Resident Youth Minister- TN, TX, AL, MS, GA, KY, LA

Do you have a desire to make a lasting impact on young people?

Fulfill your call to youth ministry through the Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry at the Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT). The Graduate Resident 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 CYMT’s partner seminary, Austin Theological Seminary. CYMT offers regional campuses in Tennessee and Texas through partnerships with Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Partner churches are from multiple denominations within a four-hour radius of Nashville, TN and Austin, TX. 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, with discounts for early acceptance (Nov 15).

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 youth ministry coach

Core Components:

  • Cohort: Residents are part of a dynamic, group-learning community that provides encouragement and support as they walk through ministry together.
  • Coaching: Residents receive one-on-one coaching from a youth ministry veteran to help master and apply critical skills.
  • Classroom: In retreat-style, four times per semester, residents will be challenged to think theologically about ministry and empowered to create ministry programs that evoke deep, life-changing Christian faith.
  • Church: Residents get hands-on experience in a local church where they serve 25 hours weekly as youth minister.
  • Care: Residents receive pastoral care and encouragement, empowering them to seek wholeness in their life.

Qualifications:

  •  Desire to work in youth or children’s ministry in a variety of avenues: church ministry, nonprofit ministry, camping ministry
  • Ministry experience working with children or youth
  • Undergraduate degree

Theological Beliefs:

CYMT partners with congregations and individuals representing the theological views and diversity of mainline Protestant Christianity. We partner with mainline Protestant denominations including the United Methodist Church, Presbyterian (PCUSA), Cumberland Presbyterian, Lutheran (ECLA), Episcopal, Disciples of Christ, American Baptist, and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Our partner seminary is Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Qualified candidates, please apply at www.cymt.org or by clicking apply now.

 

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Youth Minister, League City, Texas

Bay Harbour UMC is looking for a part-time exempt Youth Minister.

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.
  • Able to understand and articulate United Methodist theology and doctrine.
  • Experience, training/certification in youth ministry preferred, as well as committed 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:

  • Establish and communicate a vision and plan for Junior High and High School Youth Ministry that includes:
    • Making disciples of youth through small group study, 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.
  • Work with student leaders of the Junior High and Senior High to develop a curriculum for Sunday School, weekday Bible studies, and other discipleship environments. Ensure the curriculum is Biblical, relevant, theologically sound, and establishes a strategic pathway for developing mature disciples.
    • Develop and coordinate youth and adult leaders who are responsible for specific areas of ministry.
    • Communicate effectively and consistently relevant information to the church, parents, youth leaders, and youth.
    • Work with the Minister of Discipleship and the Youth Board to develop specific goals/measures for each of above priorities.
    • Responsible for managing Safe Sanctuary chaperone obligations for all youth events within budget.
    • Work with Minister of Discipleship and Pastor to develop and monitor annual budget for Youth Ministry.

Qualified candidates, please apply by sending your cover letter and resume to info@bayharbourumc.org or click apply now.

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