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Director of Youth Ministries

Littleton United Methodist Church

Littleton, CO

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: April 17, 2019

Job Description:

Littleton United Methodist Church - Full-Time Director of Youth Ministries

Littleton United Methodist Church (LUMC) is seeking an energetic leader for its program for sixth-grade through high-school-aged youth and their families. This_noemailprehensive program has developed ministries that the new director may build upon, including Sunday School, weekly fellowship and games, weekly athletic program, separate gender-specific Bible studies and established, yearly mission trips and established fundraising.

A successful candidate must have a strong faith and love of Christ, as well as a passion for youth ministry. The new Director of Youth Ministries must be enthusiastic,_noemailanized, familiar with United Methodist theology and able to attract and to_noemailmunicate with youth, parents and volunteers. Also, the new director must be able to work as part of a large church staff that calendars annually. Experience leading UM youth programs and planning mission trips is preferred.

LUMC is a strong, growing church located in Littleton, Colorado, a southwestern suburb of Denver. The region boasts unlimited opportunities for missions, both urban and rural, and for recreation in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.

Please e-mail resumes to or request a job descrition from Associate Pastor, Reverend Jeff Richards, at jrichards@littletonumc_noemail.

About Littleton United Methodist Church:

Littleton UMC is a place where faith and life come together. The church is committed to being present in the community of Littleton by providing sharing a weekly meal with our neighbors through the nonprofit Break Bread, as well as providing many community-wide events throughout the year. The church provides for people of all ages ministries of spiritual growth, service, and community building. We are committed to loving one another in the name of Christ. 


Bachelor's degree in related field
Experience in Christian Education with an emphasis on Youth and Family Ministry
Experience in Program Development
Ability to envision, design, create, implement and evaluate a multi-faceted Youth Ministry.
Ability to recruit, train, manage, and empower volunteers
Education in Spiritual Formation
Familiarity with the United Methodist Church
Ability to relate and work well with youth
Ability to communicate with youth, families, and volunteers
Ability to articulate an overarching mission for the ministry and speak to the roles each piece of programming seeks to accomplish

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Youth Ministries
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
40,000 - 50,000
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
750 - 1000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Littleton United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
John Ostermiller
5894 S. Datura Street
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