Director of Youth Ministries (Full-time) Lebanon, TN


Job Type: Full-Time

Denomination: United Methodist

Church Description:

Lebanon First United Methodist Church is located in Lebanon, TN. about 25 miles east of Nashville.  The mission of Lebanon FUMC is to exist to love and serve Lebanon.


Job Description:

Purpose:  The Director of Youth Ministries cultivates inclusive relationships with all middle & high school students and develops engaging faith-based activities to sustain a lifelong relationship with Christ and all who follow Him. 


  • The Director of Youth Ministries is expected to live a lifestyle that brings honor to Christ and to the Lebanon FUMC, to participate as a team player with the rest of the staff, and to abide by the personnel policies in the Lebanon FUMC Policies and Procedures Manual. 
  • Sense of calling to youth ministry and a commitment to Christ.
  • Understanding of and commitment to United Methodist theology and practices.
  • Knowledge and experience with the social, emotional, and spiritual development of teenagers.
  • Ability to work productively with a diversity of youth, families, and church members
  • A positive and welcoming personality
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing
  • Professional demeanor and attitude
  • General knowledge of church office operations
  • Basic technical knowledge

Major Job Duties:

  • Provide opportunities of enrichment in faith development for middle and high school students.
  • Recruit, train, and support Sunday School teachers for Middle & High School classes.
  • Plan and Lead Sunday and Mid-week ministries for students.
  • Develop or select educational curricula for youth programs
  • Ensure that all students, parents, and leaders are properly informed.
  • Provide small group settings for teens in the youth group who desire to go deeper in their faith to promote bonding, accountability, and discipleship among their peers
  • Organize and lead mission trips, retreats, service projects, etc.
  • Facilitate and oversee the Youth Council, Volunteers, and Sunday School teachers.
  • Plan and lead youth and adult team members in special programs.
  • Visit schools for performances, sporting events, etc., showing a special effort to be involved in their lives and circumstances.
  • Steward and effectively manage an annually allocated ministry budget.
  • Provide content for the church website and youth social media pages.
  • Strictly adhere to all Safe Sanctuary/Spaces Policies and Procedures.
  • Weekly attendance at worship services.
  • Attend Weekly Staff, quarterly Thrive Team and Church Council Meetings.

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