Director of Youth Ministry
Grace Community United Methodist Church

Grace Community United Methodist Church (http://gracehappens.org/) in Shreveport, LA, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry.  Grace Community, an exciting and growing 1900 member congregation with a rich history of excellent youth formation and mission, is committed to helping people find restoration and becoming engaged in the healing of their city and beyond.  The Director of Youth Ministry will help build and sustain an environment that shapes theological imagination, forms leaders for the church and the world, is missionally engaged in the community, and grows out of our inter-generational community through worship, formation and mission.  Some of the responsibilities include:
•    Plan and organize weekly, monthly and yearly opportunities for young people to grow through formation, relationship building, and service
•    Develop, nurture, and deploy teams of servants who build relationships and provide continuity for the youth ministry
•    Network with local, regional, and international partners to provide missional experiences
•    Lead youth and their families in worship, formation, and service ministry
•    Provide a ministry of presence on behalf of Grace Community in the lives of young people
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years experience in youth ministry as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Religion/Theology, or a related field.  A United Methodist Certification in Youth Ministry or Christian Education is preferred.  Please submit your resume and cover letter to Kristina Zirschky at kristinaz@ymarchitects.com

Posting Dates: 
10/15/2015 to 12/31/2015
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
United States
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