Student Ministries Director

Marvin Methodist Church

Job Description

Objective

 

Seeking an experienced and passionate person to help direct and nurture our Student Ministries

 

Job Summary

 

The Student Ministries director will be working alongside our ministry team with a focus on students grade 6-12 to provide spiritual guidance and discipleship. This position involves working closely with our young families and engaging our youth in meaningful and impactful activities that align with our church's mission and values of “Call, Equip, Send”.

 

About Us

 

Marvin Methodist Church is a dynamic and rapidly growing Global Methodist congregation located in Tyler, Texas with a rich history of faithful followers dating back 175 years. Our membership of 3,200 is characterized by a vibrant community of families who are deeply committed to their faith. We are a biblical-based church with a strong emphasis on missions and outreach, both locally and globally. Our facilities include over 10,200 square feet of space dedicated to student ministries, boasting a large assembly room with state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, large game room/dining room with kitchen and 7 classrooms adjacent for small group study. In addition, a full-size indoor gymnasium and outdoor multipurpose court are on campus. 

 

Responsibilities

·        Spiritual Leadership: Provide biblical teaching, mentorship, and spiritual guidance to boys and girls grade 6-12, helping them grow in their faith and relationship with Christ.

·        Youth Programming: Develop and implement engaging and age-appropriate programs, activities, trips, and events that foster a sense of community and discipleship.

·        Mission Focused: Working with our missions team to infuse a global mission’s perspective into the student ministry, encouraging youth participation in local mission projects and trips.

·        Ministry Care: Build relationships with students and their families, offering support, counseling, and a listening ear during times of need or crisis.

·        Volunteer Engagement: Engage and equip volunteers to assist in various aspects of Student Ministry, ensuring a safe and nurturing environment for all activities.

·        Collaboration: Work collaboratively with pastors, church staff, and ministry teams to integrate youth ministry into the overall church vision and mission.

·        Communication: Keep parents and the congregation informed about Student Ministry events, activities, and accomplishments through regular updates, newsletters, and announcements.

·        Outreach and Evangelism: Encourage and equip students to engage in outreach and evangelism efforts to reach their peers with the Gospel.

  

Requirements

 

·        A strong commitment to Christian faith and the Methodist tradition

·        Proven experience in student ministry leadership, ideally in a growing church context

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·        Strong organizational and leadership abilities with demonstrated history of sound judgement

·        Ability to relate effectively to all students and their families

·        Willingness to collaborate with the church leadership team and volunteers

·        Bachelor's degree (preferred) in theology, ministry, or a related field

 

Compensation

 

·        Competitive salary based on qualifications

·        Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement

·        Medical Leave, Family Leave, Maternity/Paternity Leave, Bereavement Leave

·        Holidays, Vacation Benefits

·        Training/Continuing Education

About Marvin Methodist Church

About Us 

Marvin Methodist Church is a dynamic and rapidly growing Global Methodist congregation located in Tyler, Texas with a rich history of faithful followers dating back 175 years. Our membership of 3,200 is characterized by a vibrant community of families who are deeply committed to their faith. We are a biblical-based church with a strong emphasis on missions and outreach, both locally and globally. Our facilities include over 10,200 square feet of space dedicated to student ministries, boasting a large assembly room with state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, large game room/dining room with kitchen and 7 classrooms adjacent for small group study. In addition, a full-size indoor gymnasium and outdoor multipurpose court are on campus. 

Experience Required
1-5 years

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Some College

Date Posted
3 months ago
Location
Tyler, Texas

Denomination
Wesleyan

Church Size
1,000-2,500 people


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