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The Ministry Group

Youth Minister- United Methodist Church

The Ministry Group
Marshall , Texas, United States

Date Posted: 08/31/2009
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: under 50
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
First United Methodist Church in Marshall Texas is searching for a full time UNITED METHODIST youth minister who will provide dynamic leadership and direction to the active middle school, high school, and families in the community. We are not looking for the “average” youth minister, but someone who can lead, reach, and develop all aspect of youth ministry. The Youth Minister will work closely with pastors, staff, adults, and youth leadership to make an impact on the church, schools, and community. The Youth Ministers primary goal is to continue and develop a ministry to youth and their families that shapes authentic followers of Christ in our community and beyond. Recruiting and training youth and adults for ministry is a crucial part of this church.

The Youth Minister for this church should have:
-A minimum of 2+ years of full time youth ministry experience.
-A working knowledge, understanding, and experience with the United Methodist Church.
-Experience in working with and directing a volunteer team.
-Bachelors degree and continuing youth ministry training.
-Experience in working with a student ministry of 25-75 active youth.
-Gifted and effective teacher and communicator.
-Multimedia experience.
-A love of teenagers, and exhibit leadership in all areas.

FUMC in Marshall Texas is a medium size church with an active involvement in the community located on 1-20 approximately 150 miles east of Dallas Texas, 40 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana, 215 miles southwest of Little Rock Arkansas, and 225 miles north of Houston Texas. Marshall is a vibrant city of around 35,000+ that is growing. First UMC is a historic church built in the mid 1800’s that now houses a growing congregation, a working television ministry and television station, full time day school facility, and is an active part in all aspects of the community.

If you are searching for a place where you can have a long term ministry with youth and you are creative and have a desire to see lives changed, please contact us today. Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Eric McFarland
The Ministry Group
171 Preston Ave.
Shreveport, La 71105

Salary is commensurate with experience