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Matthews United Methodist Church

Director of Student and Young Adult Ministries

Matthews United Methodist Church
Matthews, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 08/15/2013
Categories: Young Adult Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Matthews United Methodist Church, a vibrant 3,800 member suburban church in the greater Charlotte, NC area, is seeking a dynamic individual to assume leadership of a very active student ministry of 300 young people.  This position provides leadership for the areas of Student Ministries (7th Grade - College) and Young Adults.  Responsibilities include the development, implementation and oversight of all spiritual formation, mission and outreach opportunities for students and young adults.  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and five years of experience as the lead in a student ministry of at least 150 active students is required.  A complete job description is available on our web site  Click on employment opportunity under the Home tab.

Core Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Leadership
  • Enthusiasm
  • Collaboration
  • Communication, including the use of social media and electronic communications
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility
  • Embrace UMC doctrine and theology, creating a balanced student ministry that includes worship, discipleship, mission, outreach and fellowship.


Please submit the following to  Only candidates who meet the minimum criteria above and submit the requested material will be considered.  Salary range is $55,000 - $68,000, commensurate with experience. 

  • Resume
  • Brief statement of faith, personal vision and mission of Student Ministry
  • Two reference letters from current or former supervisors (specifically in Student Ministry)