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Director of Student and Young Adult Ministries

Matthews United Methodist Church (801 South Trade Street, Matthews, NC 28105)
Hours: Full-time

Matthews United Methodist Church, a vibrant 3,800 member suburban church in the greater Charlotte, NC area, is seeking a dynamic individual to assume leadership of a very active student ministry of 300 young people.  This position provides leadership for the areas of Student Ministries (7th Grade - College) and Young Adults.  Responsibilities include the development, implementation and oversight of all spiritual formation, mission and outreach opportunities for students and young adults.  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and five years of experience as the lead in a student ministry of at least 150 active students is required.  A complete job description is available on our web site  Click on employment opportunity under the Home tab.
Core Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Leadership
  • Enthusiasm
  • Collaboration
  • Communication, including the use of social media and electronic communications
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility
  • Embrace UMC doctrine and theology, creating a balanced student ministry that includes worship, discipleship, mission, outreach and fellowship.

Please submit the following to pam@matthewsumc.orgOnly candidates who meet the minimum criteria above and submit the requested material will be considered.  Salary range is $55,000 - $68,000, commensurate with experience. 

  • Resume
  • Brief statement of faith, personal vision and mission of Student Ministry
  • Two reference letters from current or former supervisors (specifically in Student Ministry)