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Pleasant Green UNited Methodist Church

Minister of Education and Youth

Pleasant Green UNited Methodist Church
Durham, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 05/31/2008
Categories: Other
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Pleasant Green United Methodist Church located between Durham and Hillsborough, NC (near Research Triangle Park) is seeking a full-time Minister of Education and Youth.
Primary duties and responsibilities include:
Education Ministry: Oversight of the Christian Education of the church family; Plan and oversee adult Bible Studies and other small groups; Recruitment and training of leaders for Bible Studies, small groups and one to one discipleship; Provide guidance, accountability, encouragement and serve as a resource to those involved in Bibles Studies and other small group ministries.
Youth Ministry--Plan, direct and lead weekly programs of Christian growth, service, education and fellowship for 6th-12th graders; Counsel and equip youth to minister to each other, to be active in the overall life of the church; Identify, recruit and train adult lay volunteers to assist in youth programs; Facilitate communication between parents, youth and church members about youth activities; Oversee budget for youth ministry and fundraising opportunities; assist Pastor in the planning and teaching of the annual Confirmation Class.
While these duties are not exhaustive, they represent the direction PGUMC is moving toward.
It is expected that Candidate has at least a Bachelor's degree and is preferred that Candidate has a Master of Divinity/Master of Religious Education or it's equivalent. If United Methodist, being on the Deacon "track" (professional Christian Educator) would be a desirable asset.
It is our desire to have position filled by August 2008.