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First United Methodist Church

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
Youth Pastor
United Methodist
Church Size:
101 to 150
Job Type:
First United Methodist Church
Job Description:

First United Methodist Church of Glen Ellyn seeks a part-time Director of Student Ministries.


We are seeking an energetic person to plan, implement and lead activities for our middle and high school students within the church as well as youth in our community. The Director of Student Ministries will participate in helping First United Methodist Church fulfill its mission of inviting people to church, engaging people in Christian living, helping people develop a personal commitment to Christ and sharing the life of discipleship with the world. Program development, good communication skills and administrative duties are part of the job responsibilities.



  • Plan and lead middle and high school student programming each week as well as a high school mission trip annually
  • Plan and lead student Christian Education programming on Sunday
  • With the assistance of the Student Council and Youth Leadership Team, recruit, train and support volunteer adult and youth leaders to support middle and high school programs
  • Have values consistent with United Methodist theology

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or some college background preferred
  • Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills


 Part time position averaging 20 hours per week must include Sunday hours. Hourly schedule is flexible. Compensation is commensurate with experience.


Please send resume with references to:


Annette Fox at annette@gefumc.org


First United Methodist Church of Glen Ellyn

424 Forest Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL  60137

(630) 469-3510

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First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church is located in the heart of Glen Ellyn and for over 120 years has been actively committed to serving the community and world. As followers of Jesus Christ, we believe we are learning to live fully and authentically through compassionate Christian community, spiritual growth and working together to make real differences in real people’s lives. We know that your journey is as unique as you are. We hope you will join us in the adventure. First United Methodist Church of Glen Ellyn is a part of the 11-million-s More...