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First United Methodist Church

Director of Student Ministries

First United Methodist Church
Cleveland, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 03/16/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

About the Position The church is seeking Youth Minister to lead a comprehensive ministry with youth in grades 6 through 12. This person will provide senior leadership for all aspects of the student ministry, including
•Strategic leadership of a comprehensive student ministry plan

•Increasing the participation of youth in the life of the church

•Recruiting and equipping volunteers

•Deliberately building relationships with students and their families

•Developing and supervising student ministry volunteers

•Providing pastoral care to youth and their families

•Equipping and supporting parents of teenagers in the church •Integrating young people more fully into the Body of Christ.


The ideal candidates will have at least 2 years of proven experience in youth ministry, and be committed to and well versed in United Methodist theology and practice. He or she will be an excellent communicator and be at ease and effective working with youth, parents, and adult leadership.
The ideal candidate will bring a grounded faith, prefer one who has at least bachelor's degree, and be enthusiastic about working as a part of a church ministry staff. He or she will have the ability not only to engage students as participants in the church's programs, but also to equip and deploy them as partners in mission and ministry in the church and the community.
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