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First Protestant Church

Director of Youth Ministries

First Protestant Church
New Braunfels, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 10/22/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

First Protestant Church is a historic congregation that has been shining the light of the gospel in the beautiful hill country of Texas for over 165 years. We are looking for a creative, energetic, team player who is passionate about Jesus Christ to continue that heritage of Bible-based ministry to our next generation of middle school and high school students.

The Director of Youth Ministry will:
• Oversee weekly youth ministry opportunities, including Sunday School and Wednesday Night Live (mid-week Bible Study)
• Plan for special youth ministry activities throughout the year, including:
Sr. High Youth Mission Trip
Christmas Dinner Theater production
FOCUS Weekend (winter retreat)
• Communicate regularly with the congregation and community about the youth ministry
• Creatively investigate new opportunities to introduce students to Jesus
• Team up with the rest of the church staff to integrate youth people into the life and ministry of the church
• Support and promote the ministry vision of First Protestant Church as expressed by the Senior Minister and Church Council
• Be responsible for overseeing the youth ministry budget
• Manage volunteers for all areas of youth ministry
• Attend FPC staff meetings and retreats

Preferred Qualifications:
• A genuine commitment to Jesus Christ demonstrated through life and testimony
• A passionate desire to guide youth toward maturity in their relationship with Jesus Christ
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
• Organizational and administrative abilities
• 2+ years of local church youth ministry experience (with references)

This is a full-time position (32 hours/week). The annual salary is $30,000 (plus benefits). The church’s youth budget is $8,000 annually. For more information, please send a letter of interest and resume to