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First United Methodist Church Odessa

Youth Pastor

First United Methodist Church Odessa
Odessa, Texas, United States


Date Posted: 11/24/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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 terry@fumcodessa.org.