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Student Ministries Director

Christ United Methodist Church

Warner Robins, GA

Category: Church Staff

Posted on: December 14, 2020

Job Description:

Christ United Methodist Church is a casual, traditional church with a growing congregation who believe that healthy and vibrant Student Ministries is essential to our continuing mission to make disciples. We are excited for the future and eager to support the Student Ministry Director and our Youth and Children's areas of ministry.

Purpose of the Director of Student Ministries:
To invest in families connected to Christ United Methodist by 1) influencing students to grow in their love of God, 2) partnering with parents, and 3) equipping our volunteers. We envision this position focusing their energy in connecting with students and encouraging them in their journey with Christ. While this will happen differently for the two age ranges, Youth and Children, we will surround the Director with a team that will help them succeed.

Reporting Relationships:
The Student Ministry Director will be supported and encouraged by the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPR). The SPR is ultimately responsible in evaluating the success of this position. On a day to day basis this position will report to and be supervised by the Senior Pastor. The Student Ministry Director will collaborate with our Student Ministry Volunteer Leadership group to refine our vision and strategy.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks:
Oversee all programming and ministry for youth and children
Create environments, activities, and programming for age groups that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth
Recruit, train, schedule, and prepare resources for our Student Ministry volunteer leaders
Maintain budget pertaining to Student Ministry programming
Plan and oversee special events for families with Students
Meet regularly with Student Ministry Volunteer Leadership Teams and the Pastor to discuss and implement the ministry strategy and effectiveness
Other duties as assigned

Youth Ministry Responsibilities:
o Connect with Youth (Middle School & High School) - Be present at school events, build relationships via text/phone/mail, be another voice of hope in their lives
o Encourage Parents - We want you to partner with our student's parents to be a support and encourager to them
o Create Experiences - Craft_noemailpelling weekly gatherings and special events that will draw students in and help them take their next steps with Christ

Children's Ministry Responsibilities
o Connect with Families and Children (4 year olds Fifth Grade) - Champion and equip our families to win at home and work to have every child who attends our programs be known and encouraged
o Develop Volunteer Leaders Encourage and equip our volunteers to be successful in their ministry efforts
o Create Experiences - Craft_noemailpelling weekly gatherings and special events that will draw children in and help them take their next steps with Christ


Expectations and Requirements:
Be a disciple of Jesus
Support the church's mission and the ministries of our church
Have cooperative and healthy relationship with staff and congregation
Use appropriate judgment in the areas of discretion, sensitivity and confidentiality
Complete assigned tasks on deadline and within budget
Continue to grow and develop ministry calling and skills
Computer skills and technology to utilize MS Word, Excel, and multimedia resources and the ability to learn and utilize other programs that are essential to completing ministry task
We currently utilize the Orange Strategy and Resources for our Student Ministry programming
Experience working with Children and Youth

Position Information:

Job Title:
Student Ministries Director
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Church Staff
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Christ United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
LouAnn McLain
511 Russell Pkwy
Warner Robins
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