Minister of Youth Discipleship

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Posting Dates: 
Saturday, December 21, 2013 to Saturday, February 1, 2014
Job Description: 

Purpose:    Responsible for implementing and growing Central’s program of discipleship and faith formation for persons in grades 6-12.  

Hours:    Full-time (position requires weekend and evening responsibilities)

Salary:    TBD

Qualifications:  
•    B.A. or equivalent degree required
•    Training and experience in Christian youth ministry preferred
•    Excellent organizational and communication skills
•    Feels calling to work with this age group
•    Excellent computer and internet skills
•    Membership in a local church or Annual Conference
•    Understands and excels in team model of ministry

Responsibilities:
•    Establish and grow relationships with congregation’s youth
•    Engage Florence community as a means to connect with unchurched youth
•    Develop small group ministry within youth structure
•    Resource and grow graded Sunday School program
•    Vision and programming for Middle School and Senior High Youth groups
•    Programming for other weekday ministries
•    Recruiting and training volunteers, including Sunday School teachers
•    Equip Youth Council
•    Be connected to United Methodist activities and groups at District and Conference level
•    Provide opportunities for outreach and mission, including Santahatchie
•    Develop and maintain partnership with youth and parents
•    Counsel and support youth and families as needed
•    Equip and train families for effective faith and life skills development, including spiritual practices
•    Resource confirmation process
•    Attend weekly staff meetings, Education and Spiritual Growth Ministry Team meetings, and Church Council
•    Develop and manage annual youth budget

Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Organization: 
Central United Methodist Church
City: 
Florence
State: 
South Carolina
Country: 
United States
Contact Name: 
Josh Blackwelder
Contact Phone: 
(843)662-3218
Contact Email: 
jblackwelder@centralmethodist.net
For More Information: 
http://www.centralmethodist.net/youth