Director of Student Ministries

First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: January 21, 2016

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Interested in working with a church staff that encourages a culture of experimentation? Interested in serving a congregation that seeks to partner with someone who desires to see students experience transformation through Jesus Christ and grow in faith by participating in what God is already doing in their communities and the world? If so you may be what First Presbyterian of Glen Ellyn is looking for in a Director of Student Ministries. We are a growing PC(USA) congregation with an emphasis on both discipleship and outreach and are looking for someone to minister to youth through the same lens. Having wrestled through issues at both the denominational and congregational level, FPCGE is a church that has remained a family centered on Jesus Christ. We are a church that desires to see individuals of all ages serve along side one another in what God is already doing in our church, our community and beyond.

Purpose and Mission of the Position

*Equip students to be lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ who participate in Christ's mission in Glen Ellyn, surrounding communities and the world.
*Recruit and empower volunteers to be ministry partners in the discipleship of our students.
*Integrate students into the greater life of First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn.
*Thoughtfully and creatively balance ministry to the "nones," "dones" and "wons" (ie The non Christians, the disaffected Christians and the intentional Christians).

Qualifications: College degree, 2-3 years of youth ministry experience (preferably in the same church or ministry), familiarity with the PC(USA) and the Reformed Tradition is a plus.

Compensation: A competitive compensation package will be offered based on experience.

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Director of Student Ministries
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Full Time
$40,000 - 50,000
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1000 - 1500

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Marsha Mead
550 N Main St
Glen Ellyn
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