First United Methodist Church of Odessa, Texas (www.fumcodessa.org), a vibrant and growing congregation, is seeking a
full-time Youth Minister who has a heart for youth and God-given passion for ministry. FUMC has an average worship attendance of 300 and a vision to partner with families and the greater church body to excite, engage and equip youth toward
a contagious relationship with Christ in order to empower them to serve God and lead in their world.
The Youth Minister will be responsible for a comprehensive ministry that includes fostering discipleship, empowering laity, and partnering with parents in the spiritual development of youth. The minister will report to the Lead Pastor and it is desirable
that s/he has a college degree and experience in youth ministry leadership, including a strong personal faith consistent with the United Methodist tradition. Teaching, relational, and organizational skills are also essential. He or she will need to bring
intentional plans for establishing meaningful Christian relationships with the youth and effective leadership to support the established team of volunteers to do relational ministry together. Send resume to