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Director of Youth Ministries

Trinity United Methodist Church

Lafayette, IN

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: March 08, 2016

Job Description:

TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRIES

REPORT TO: The Senior Pastor and Staff Parish Relations Committee
TIME COMMITMENT: Approximately 20 hours per week
REQUIRED ATTENDANCE: Weekly Staff Meeting, Sunday morning worship

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Commitment to developing a youth ministry program that supports the mission and vision of Trinity United Methodist Church and applies Trinity's Core Spiritual Practices to the ministry in an age appropriate fashion.
2. Coordinate, plan, promote and implement programs and activities to nurture youth in their relationship with Jesus Christ through discipleship, service, worship and fellowship.
3. Work with other youth or_noemailmunity_noemailanizations at the pastor's r_noemailmendation.
4. Design engaging weekly youth ministry opportunities.
5. Utilization of curriculum that is engaging and aligns with UMC theology and doctrine.
6. Plan quarterly youth activities that will be social and/or service in nature, such as retreats, work parties, or concerts.
7. Build relationships with youth and their families through direct conversation and dialogue and engaging with families in a variety of settings, such as youth sporting events, musical_noemailpetitions, etc.
8. Advocate youth concerns and ministry needs within the church. Integrate youth into the wider ministry of the church.
9. Attend workshops and personal growth conferences to stay informed of new and effective ways to implement youth ministry.
10. Submit monthly articles for the church newsletter and website. Make effective and appropriate use of technology and social media to promote ministry events and to maintain engagement with the youth.
11. Responsibly oversee and manage the youth budget

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Have experience working with young people in a church setting.
2. Applicant must possess strong_noemailanization skills and effective_noemailmunication skills.
3. To serve as a spiritual role model by demonstrating a mature relationship with Christ and the ability to articulate one's own faith journey.
4. Experience in developing a ministry (similar to a new church start)
5. Experience in developing a team-based ministry built on effective recruitment, training, supervision, delegation and appreciation.
6. A readiness to work cooperatively with the Director of Children's Ministry and other church leadership to promote intergenerational programming. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Youth Ministries
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
Salary:
Less than 20,000
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Traditional
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Trinity United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
Tracey Leslie
Address1:
404 N 6th St
Address2:
City:
Lafayette
State or Province:
IN
ZIP Code:
47901
Country:
USA
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