Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries


Midway United Methodist Church, Lexington, NC, has an opening for Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries

Qualifications:  A deep and personal faith in Jesus Christ, knowledge of the Christian faith within the Wesleyan tradition, knowledge of and comfort with UMC polity and structure, a bachelor’s degree in a related field required (master’s degree preferred) and an understanding of faith development for youth and children.  Also required are strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work well with other church leaders, the ability to multitask and strong time management skills.
Purpose:  The Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries will build strong Disciples of Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth and children’s ministries in the areas of relationship-building, worship, discipleship, mission and outreach, while serving as a spiritual leader and role model.
Primary duties and responsibilities:  Be an active member of the church with attendance and participation in two Sunday morning services and one Wednesday evening service, leading youth meetings on Sunday evenings and being available for youth at functions beyond the local church setting, being an advocate for the youth and children, coordinating curriculum and volunteers for all youth programming, providing caring support to youth and their families, planning and organizing youth mission trips, organizing youth participation in conference events, serving as a liaison with community organizations related to youth, working with the parent volunteer youth leaders in visioning and planning, developing youth leadership, coordinating a weekly children’s program after school and in the summer, conducting preschool chapel in rotation with the Senior Pastor, assisting the Senior Pastor with confirmation and completing general administrative and budgeting tasks.  This position reports to the Senior Pastor and the Staff Parish Relations Committee.
Applicants should send a resume with a cover letter to: by July 15, 2019.

Contact: Charles Ireson

Church/Org/Business Name: Midway United Methodist

Address: 9795 Old Highway 52 Lexington NC 27295

Phone: (336)764-0990

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