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Director of Student Ministries

Trenholm Road United Methodist Church

Columbia, SC

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: July 17, 2012

Job Description:

Director of Student Ministries

Trenholm Road UMC in Columbia, SC is accepting applications for an energetic, highly motivated and creative Christian to be our next Director of Student Ministries.

Do you have a passion and calling for ministry? Do you love working with teens and young adults? Do you have a yearning to help young people grow in their faith? Are you a leader, a team player, and a visionary?

The scope of this position includes ministry to middle school and high school youth, as well as college-age men and women. Additionally, this position will e_noemailpass responsibilities related to_noemailanizing and leading worship in our contemporary worship service, The Fountain.

Expectations / Responsibilities:
develop and implement an effective long-range strategy for the spiritual development of students
provide vision, strategic direction, oversight and energy for all student-related ministries (grades 6-12)
develop and execute all activities for students including, but not limited to Sunday School, Sunday evening youth group gatherings, midweek gatherings, mission opportunities and other spiritual formation opportunities
administer and operate our annual Confirmation program for youth
develop a_noemailprehensive ministry that engages college-age students and involves them into the broader life of our church
provide leadership in our contemporary worship service; musical ability preferred
equip, empower and encourage student and adult leaders to b_noemaile vibrant and dynamic disciples of Jesus Christ

Ministry Qualifications:
Some formal education in ministry and/or Wesleyan theology (preference given to B.A. or M.A. in ministry-related field)
Distinct calling to ministry, especially with youth and young adults
At least two years verifiable experience in youth ministry leadership
Demonstrated fruitfulness in developing ministry leaders, both youth and adult
Demonstrated success in identifying and developing ministry tools
Demonstrated ability to grow a ministry
High_noemailfort level with media arts, social_noemailworking and web technology
Experience and proficiency in leading contemporary worship, including selecting music, recruiting musicians, overseeing A/V technology

Personal Qualifications:
Vision-driven Leader a self-starter able to articulate vision for ministry and empower others to live it out
High energy, outgoing and we_noemailing personality genuinely enjoys spending time with youth
Risk-taker thinks outside the box, isn't afraid to fail
Balanced relational and task orientation sees building relationships and getting things done as two sides of the same coin
Mature demonstrated success maintaining various life skills (time-management, effective_noemailmunication, conflict management, prioritizing, Sabbath, continuing education, healthy rel 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Student Ministries
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
500 - 750

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Trenholm Road United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
Rev. Mollie Bame Reddic
3401 Trenholm Road
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