Youth Ministry Coordinator
Parkway Hills UMC
Job Posting for Youth Ministries Coordinator at Parkway Hills United Methodist Church
Parkway Hills United Methodist Church, established in 1999 in Madison, Mississippi, is seeking a full-time Youth Ministries Coordinator (“YMC”) to organize and implement programs designed to strengthen the faith development and discipleship of our students 6th to 12th grade. While providing ministry to these students would be his or her primary objective, the YMC, would also engage in and maintain relationships with college students. With an average worship attendance around 200 people, Parkway Hills has many engaging ministries seeking to meet the needs of the Madison County community and church members. The YMC will oversee, organize, and implement ministry to, with, and alongside students to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. An effective YMC will equip and empower students and adult leaders to live in community with mission as a way of life. The YMC will oversee weekly student bible studies, United Methodist Youth Fellowship, and Sunday School for students. The YMC will also plan and coordinate retreats, mission opportunities, fundraising events, and other student gatherings. The YMC will provide pastoral care for youth and families. The YMC may also create and implement new member formation, participate and engage in worship planning; and lead in worship through liturgy. The YMC will also aid in connection with college students by continuing to engage in intentional relationships with college students. The ideal candidate will: • Exemplify an enthusiasm for Christ and a love and desire to work with youth and families • Be grounded in Wesleyan theology and United Methodist doctrine • Have the ability to recruit, train, and motivate volunteers • Possess creative ability to conceive, develop, organize, and launch new programs and activities • Have the ability to work with and communicate with youth, parents, volunteers, and church staff to coordinate youth ministry Parkway Hills offers a relaxed work environment with flexible hours and welcomes creativity and new ideas. Salary for this position is $31,000. Interested persons should submit a resume and personal statement (Microsoft word or PDF format required) via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The personal statement should be no more than 300 words and should address these two questions: (1) How would you coordinate the Student Ministries at Parkway Hills to advance the church’s commitment to offer a fresh expression of God’s love through worship, service, study, and fellowship? (2) What is it about your training, experience, and/or philosophy that would uniquely qualify you for this position? Parkway Hills United Methodist Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
10/17/2019 to 11/30/2019