Job Description

The Youth Minister is responsible for developing and leading a comprehensive program for youth and their families aimed at making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

The selected youth minister will be energized by relationally leading a group of Junior High and Senior High teens who are mature, curious, and excited to grow in their faith walk with Jesus. Someone who will make space for the teens to explore hard questions and topics. In addition, the youth minister will create expanding opportunities to reach teens in the greater Midlothian community.


Essential Functions

  • Responsible for leading a comprehensive discipleship-focused program for Junior and Senior High youth.
  • Foster a culture of spiritual authenticity and challenge among the youth.
  • Develop a discipleship pathway for the youth in conjunction with the pastors and children’s minister.
  • Build relationships with FUMC Youth and counsel them as needed.
  • Recruit and equip adult leaders.
  • Responsible for making sure all youth servants are MinistrySafe compliant.
  • Proactively address discipline problems by counseling youth and/or parents.
  • Develop and promote youth opportunities for community outreach and mission.
  • Coordinate with pastors and children's minister on ways to transition children into the youth program. Guide teens into ministry with the younger children through VBS and Godly Play volunteering.
  • Organize/Promote/Lead yearly mission trip and team for youth in our church. Work in alignment with other ministry areas of the church to raise funds for mission trip and summer camp.
  • Work with Youth Committee and Parent Partners to plan programs for youth activities.
  • Invite youth to participate in worship leadership thru the BTW band or choir
  • Develop and implement a strategy for reaching out to unchurched youth within the community.
  • Actively promote special youth events using appropriate mediums.


Other Responsibilities

  • Participate in staff meetings.
  • Represents youth ministries to Administrative Council.
  • Responsible for reporting incidents concerning safety of youth.


5 Cs OF A GREAT FIT


Character

  • The ability to live a balanced life, remembering that you are first a disciple of Jesus.


Calling

  • Unrelenting passion for making disciples by leading and loving teens and their families, equipping them with biblically based tools for life.


Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university or commensurate experience.
  • Three years experience leading a youth ministry program.


Competencies

  • Possesses good organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates an effective level of oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate with youth and their parents.


Culture

  • Works well with the staff team as someone who is self-motivated and teachable, with a healthy amount of drive and a willingness to be invested in the life of the community.


About FUMC Midlothian

FUMC Midlothian sits at the heart of a growing city. With the population predicted to double in size in the next 10 years, the church is poised to reach new people for Christ and make disciples.

The church campus is strategically located within easy walking distance of three schools. Over 200 junior high and high school students walk past our campus every day after school. We are blessed to have some amazing and youth servants in our church, and we are hoping to reach even more.

Discipleship is the heart and soul of our church. The call to make disciples drives our missions and ministries. Our discipleship is driven by the activity of the early church in Acts 2:42. We emphasize devotion to reading God’s Word and to prayer, both privately and as a community. We also celebrate the love of God as revealed in Christ within the church family and in service to our community.


FUMC Midlothian is a growing congregation that isn’t afraid to try new things to reach new people for Christ.


VISION STATEMENT

 Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world

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Experience Required
1-5 years

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
1 week ago
Location
Midlothian, Texas

Denomination
United Methodist

Church Size
300-500 people people


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