Director of Youth Ministry
Bethpage United Methodist Church

Bethpage United Methodist Church in Kannapolis, N.C. seeks a faithful and innovative part-time director of youth ministry to lead and expand a small and growing youth ministry. The director will work with a supportive staff, dedicated youth ministry volunteers, engaged parents, and an active ministry network to continue to shape a transformative youth ministry, integrating it into the life of the congregation and community. Bethpage Church is located in Enochville in Rowan County, bordering the pastoral lands of the county and the downtown of Kannapolis in neighboring Cabarrus County. It is expected that the Director of Youth Ministry will: ● Demonstrate evidence of an abiding and growing Christian faith. ● Be familiar and accepting of United Methodist doctrine and polity. ● Possess an understanding of youth culture and ministry, as well as a basic knowledge of adolescent and child development needs. ● Exhibit excellent interpersonal relationship and conflict management skills. ● Have the ability to work effectively with youth, parents, families, and teams of volunteers. ● Be self-motivated, collaborative and entrepreneurial, with excellent organizational and communication skills, including the use of technology and social media. ● Have some college experience, an undergraduate degree with some training in theology and ministry preferred. ● Be at least 21 years old and can undergo and pass a personal background screening, and will have a valid driver’s license. To apply send a resume with a one-page letter of interest, along with contact information for three references, including a United Methodist pastor who can speak to your character and experience, to bethpageumc1@yahoo.com with the subject heading “Youth Director Search.” The search will remain open until filled.

This is a part-time position with an average of 20 hours per week with an annual salary of $20,000, offering flexible hours, with a start date of July 1, 2022.

Posting Dates: 
04/07/2022 to 06/30/2022
Job Type: 
Part time
Job Categories: 
Church Ministry
Contact Name: 
Rev. Gary MacDonald
Contact Email: 
Organization leadership or hiring manager includes Duke Divinity alumni