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Director of Student Ministries

Arborlawn UMC
Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 04/16/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

ARBORLAWN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (, is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministries, to work with middle and high school youth and their families. Arborlawn UMC, a congregation which serves over 3,000 persons, is located in an established and thriving community in southwest Fort Worth. Average worship attendance is approximately 850/week with a student ministry involvement of 45/week consistently, with 75+ youth active and a potential for 100+ in the near future. The ideal candidate will build relationships with youth and their families, develop teams of volunteers, oversee other student ministry staff/interns, and empower parents. Components of the student ministry include worship, outreach, service, discipleship, curriculum planning, equipping staff and volunteers, and integrating youth into the life of the entire congregation.



  • Experience in Student/Youth Ministry or with teens in related field required; large church setting preferred.
  • College degree required.
  • Professional certification preferred: Christian Education, Student/Youth Ministry, or equivalent
  • United Methodist theology and doctrine preferred.

Candidate should also possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to collaborate with staff and volunteers of various ages, abilities and backgrounds, and the ability to manage both budgets and calendars. Resumes and a cover letter can be sent to Dr. Robert Warden, Church Administrator at