Director of Student Ministries

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Posting Dates: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 to Sunday, June 29, 2014
Job Description: 

Has God called you to work with teenagers?  Do you come alive when you witness students hungry for God and growing as disciples of Jesus Christ?  Are you ready to work with a group of students eager to serve and excited to grow?  Are you passionate about working with a church that is committed to connecting students in intergenerational relationships that will help them take their faith into their adult years?  If this is you, then we invite you to prayerfully apply to become our next Director of Student Ministries.

We are Trinitarian, congregational church, committed to discipleship and service.  Our student ministry currently consists of over 80 middle school students, 45 high school students, and 10-20 college students.  We have an enthusiastic team of small group leaders that work with our student small groups and a staff that is committed to finding new ways for faith to stick with students into young-adulthood.

Primary Responsibilities for this Position:

•    Provide leadership for Middle School Ministries
o    -Includes 8th grade confirmation  
•    Provide leadership for High School Ministries
o    -Includes 9th grade confirmation
•    Oversee College Ministry (summer study, January student-led service trip)
•    Recruit and equip volunteer leaders
•    Meet with students and parents as needed to provide support
•    Coordinate all communications around student registrations and events

Reports to:      Associate Pastor, Rev. Karen Munn      

Send Resumes (including a cover letter) to:  kmunn@uccmedfield.org  

Qualifications:  

•    Actively engaged in growth as a disciple of Jesus Christ
•    3-5 years of experience in student (middle and high school) ministry
•    Ability to relate to and listen to students
•    Strong “up-front” communicator in a student setting
•    Strong administrative, verbal and written communication skills
•    College Graduate (Seminary a plus), with specific youth ministry training
•    Looking for a long-term situation a plus

Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Organization: 
United Church of Christ in Medfield
City: 
Medfield
State: 
MA
Country: 
USA
Contact Name: 
Karen Munn
Contact Phone: 
(508) 359-2351
Contact Email: 
kmunn@uccmedfield.org
For More Information: 
http://www.uccmedfield.org