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Faith United Methodist Church

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Date Posted:
Youth Pastor
United Methodist
Church Size:
501 to 750
Job Type:
Faith United Methodist Church
Job Description:

Faith United Methodist Church is a mission-minded congregation looking for a dedicated Christian leader to build upon an already-strong youth ministry. Youth at Faith are integral to the church as a whole. We desire to foster an environment of fun and fellowship with the purpose of building an even stronger faith community.


This full-time director will lead a team of seven committed student leaders and two gifted part-time associates. He or she will also be surrounded by committed adult leaders and supportive pastors and staff.


Position Summary: The Director of Youth Ministry will be directly responsible for:

  1. Overseeing the youth ministry (7th through 12th grades) of Faith United Methodist Church as we make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. This includes small group oversight, large group teaching, and providing mission opportunities.
  2. Discerning and developing the spiritual/ministry gifts of volunteer youth leadership team, part-time paid youth associates, adult leaders, and youth in general.
  3. Spiritually preparing the youth of Faith United Methodist Church for the challenges ahead in young adulthood through a series of planned experiences beginning with Confirmation in seventh grade and continuing through Senior Sunday and beyond.



  • Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree; Added plus: ministry or education focus or advanced degree
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years full-time youth ministry experience; Or, Comparable experience considered (ministry, teaching, longer part-time, etc.)
  • Background: Familiarity with United Methodist doctrine and practice; Especially concerning Confirmation
  • Results: Proven ability to generate growth, be that in numbers and/or specific and identifiable spiritual fruit.

The Director of Youth Ministry reports to the Associate Pastor (Discipleship).


Salary will be commensurate with experience.


Please see detailed job description here: http://www.faithtulsa.org/files/217/documents/Youth%20Job%20Descriotion%202015.pdf


Interested Candidates should email their resumes to Rev. James Lambert, jlambert@faithtulsa.org. We will be in touch regarding next steps. Please see www.faithtulsa.org for more information about our congregation.

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