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Harvest UMC

Youth Minister

Harvest UMC
Lakewood Ranch, Florida, United States


Date Posted: 09/14/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Harvest United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Youth Minister to continue growing its vibrant ministry with teens. Harvest is a diverse community of faith called by Christ to offer hope by graciously welcoming people, intentionally growing disciples, and generously serving others around the globe.  A missional congregation with an average weekly worship attendance over 750, Harvest recently became a multi-site church. Please visit our website http://www.welcometoharvest.org/ to learn more about the church.  Submit resume and cover letter to Terry Cox, assistant to the pastors, at tcox@welcometoharvest.org. Harvest is looking to fill this position with a highly qualified, self-motivated person of deep faith as soon as possible. Applications will be considered as they are received. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • leading a ministry focused on students experiencing Christ and growing as disciples
  • engaging students in mission and service
  • developing leadership among youth
  • creating an atmosphere where youth can be open to hearing God’s call on their lives
  • building relationships with students and their families
  • reaching out to students and families in the community
  • inviting, equipping and supporting adult team members to serve in the ministry

 

 

The best candidates will have:

  • a deep faith in Christ and a commitment to model that faith in daily living
  • a calling and passion to be in ministry with students (6th-12th grade)
  • the capacity to oversee youth ministry in a large church setting
  • a four-year undergraduate degree
  • significant experience working with youth in a church setting
  • a clear understanding and commitment to Wesleyan theology 
  • strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

 

What you can expect from Harvest:

  • a fun, energetic, capable and supportive staff team
  • a committed team of adults equipped to serve in youth ministry
  • a crew of parents ready to assist as desired and needed
  • a supportive community of faith
  • full-time salary commensurate with experience
  • health, pension, and vacation benefits

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