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Saraland United Methodist Church

Associate Pastor/Student Ministries

Saraland United Methodist Church
Saraland, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 08/17/2015
Categories: Associate Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

This position 1) primarily directs junior and senior high ministries and 2) provides wider ministry leadership opportunities in the church. We seek someone comfortable with a balance of both 'deep and wide' ministries to students (taking students deeper in discipleship while also passionate about growth by reaching out to inactive and unchurched youth in our community). This person must work well on a team, both with growing adult volunteers and serving within a church staff team. 


Also, depending on the skill sets of the Associate, there are wider opportunities lead in ministry, including: assisting in preaching, leading in worship services, working with adult Small Groups and Discipleship, and/or visitation.  Saraland UMC is committed to the historic, evangelical faith grounded in the authority of scripture, within the Wesleyan theological tradition. Applicants should have completed, or nearly completed, a Bachelor's Degree, and advanced ministry degrees are preferred. Also, applicants should have ministry experience in the local church or campus ministry setting, with strong references.   


Saraland UMC is located within Saraland, a growing community in the Gulf Coast city of Mobile, AL. With a growing community, our church is experiencing fresh new faces, new young families, and many new ministry and discipleship opportunties throughout the region.