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Ministry Architects

Director of Student Faith Formation

Ministry Architects
Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 06/19/2014
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Ministry Architects posting on behalf of Canterbuy UMC


Canterbury United Methodist Church ( located in Birmingham, Alabama, is searching for a full-time Director of Student Faith Formation, a person who will serve more in an “executor” role as part of the student ministry team. This position will build upon and strengthen the spiritual formation of students by establishing relationships with both students and their families.  The main responsibilities are: 

  • Maintain day-to-day management of the spiritual formation of students, in alignment with Canterbury’s mission and values
  • Develop relationships with youth and their families to nurture their relationship with Christ, with a focus on high school students and families
  • Collaborate, support and troubleshoot with volunteers
  • Provide oversight to the programmatic aspects of student ministry
  • Infuse a joyful Christian atmosphere into all Canterbury youth programs

Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of five years of experience in leading a youth ministry program, preferably in a larger church or similar organization
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a preference toward a field related to youth ministry
  • Knowledge of sustainable systems
  • A passion for serving youth and their families
  • Ability to serve as a spiritual role model by demonstrating a commitment to Christian spiritual practices and by articulating a personal faith journey.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and measure the results of ministry programs and events
  • Alignment with the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church

For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Kristina Zirschky at