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Destin United Methodist Church

Youth Minister

Destin United Methodist Church
Destin, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 04/18/2011
Categories: Young Adult Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Destin United Methodist Church, located in Destin, Florida, on the Emerald Coast, is actively searching for a Youth Pastor. The candidate must be a confessed believer in Jesus Christ and have a passion for Him and young people, while helping develop disciples of Jesus from among 6th -12th graders in accordance with the principles of DUMC in a creative and exciting manner.


Our Youth Pastor will provide spiritual leadership to the youth. He or she will lead and train youth ministry leaders and be in charge of youth services. The successful candidate will also plan youth programs, activities, and be responsible for the youth ministry budget and raising funds. The Youth Pastor will be responsible for carrying out the Senior Pastor’s vision for the church through the youth ministry.


Our Youth Pastor must possess a variety of skills. The candidate must be able to effectively study the Bible to be prepared to preach, teach, and counsel from it as they disciple young people. He or she must have creative interpersonal and communication skills, in order to communicate with a variety of people, including pastors, youth, parents, and community members. The candidate must be comfortable speaking in public and in small group settings. Since he or she may have several responsibilities, effective organizational and time management skills are required.


Our Youth Pastor is expected to live a life of integrity and to practice the spiritual principles and behavior they advocate to the youth. In addition, he or she must be flexible and available when needed.


• A sound base of biblical knowledge.
• Preferably, a Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university
• Related experience and or training
• Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

***Please submit your resumes by Friday May 13th to***

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