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Director of Children's and Youth Ministry

Mt. Bethel Presbyterian Church

Durham, NC

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: October 19, 2011

Job Description:

Are you called by God to lead a gifted group of youth and children actively engaged in Bible Study and_noemailmunity outreach? If so we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities include developing, coordinating, innovating and maintaining all activities relating to children and youth from 3 years to grade 12. The ideal candidate must be passionate about leading children, youth, and their parents to grow in Christ.

Essential Duties


  • Plan and participate in monthly & summer K-5th grade activities
  • Coordinate quarterly events for preschool group
  • Involvement with confirmation class as needed for Youth; plan and_noemailanize fund raisers and budget
  • Prepare annual calendar of events; teach weekly Youth Sunday school
  • Lead Youth Group grades 6-12 each Sunday evening
  • Plan youth trips, fellowship events and service projects


  • Attend monthly CE meetings; provide monthly Youth page for newsletter
  • Publicize children and youth activities via e-mail, phone, Facebook, etc
  • Assist in recruiting and coordinating volunteers to assist.


  • Attend weekly worship services at Mt. Bethel
  • Schedule and plan for children/youth participation in certain Worship Services ie Rally Day, Children's Sabbath, etc.


  • provide for pastoral needs of children, youth and their families
  • Encourage youth to be supportive of each other and work together


  • Attend fellowship and/or service events in the church
  • Assist Outreach Committee with_noemailmunity outreach ministries ie Breakfast with St. Nick, Trunk or Treat, etc.


  • Undergraduate degree in education, theology or related discipline preferred
  • Knowledgeable in the basics of Reformed Theology
  • Engaging teacher with strong Biblical background
  • Administrative,_noemailanizational and_noemailmunication skills necessary to perform job duties
  • Gifted and called to children's and youth ministry
  • Previous experience in children's and/or youth ministries preferred.

Initially position will be_noemailanized around 25 - 30 hours per week. It is the desire and plan of the church to expand the role to Full-Time (along with an appropriate expansion of pay and benefits) as the ministry grows. Initial salary package will be $25000 - $30000 with exact amount to be based on experience and negotiated by church and Minister. Any medical or life insurance, or pension plans desired will be deducted from gross salary.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Children's and Youth Ministry
Time Type:
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
20,000 - 30,000
Organization Type:
Presbyterian - PCUSA
Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Mt. Bethel Presbyterian Church
Contact Name:
Ingram Hedgpeth
3541 Rose of Sharon Road
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