Director of Youth Ministries


First United Methodist Church - Russellville, AL

Job Type: Full-Time   Posted: 2 months ago   Denomination: United Methodist



Church Description:

Russellville First UMC exists to love and serve others, expecting nothing, so that the community we touch may be transformed by Christ. For over 200 years, our church has provided the Russellville area a welcoming place for worship, Christian growth, nurture and outreach. We have a history of being a vibrant hub of ministry for people of all ages in our community. Our local schools welcome the involvement of youth pastors, and the area youth pastors work together to provide great ministry events to the teens in our area. We have a vibrant and active Children’s Ministry, creating a great pipeline for youth ministry. With many of our adult members having grown up in our church and having experienced a vibrant youth ministry, there is broad support for our youth ministry program. Our close proximity to Florence and Muscle Shoals provides many job opportunities for a spouse, as well as many entertainment opportunities.


Average Attendance: 150  No. of Active Youth: 7


Job Description:

Russellville First UMC in Russellville, AL is seeking a relational, organized and energetic person to lead our ministries for 6th-12th grade students in our church and community. With the support of the Sr. Pastor and a Youth Ministry Team, the Director of Youth Ministries is to plan, develop, organize and oversee youth ministry to disciple our youth and to reach out to youth in our community who have yet to come to know, love and serve Jesus. Our local schools welcome the involvement of local youth pastors, and the local youth pastors work together to plan community events for our students.

General Youth Director Duties (40 hours per week)
Give care and discipleship training to all church youth (members and active non-members in grades 6-12).
Oversee the Youth Ministry weekly programming, working with the Senior Pastor, church staff and a Youth Ministry Team.
Follow Safe Sanctuary procedures (to be provided) at all times when ministering to youth, whether it is an individual youth or 2 or more youth.
Fulfill related expectations with regard to the church’s vision, mission and strategic objectives, under the direction of the Senior Pastor.
Assist with minor day-to-day church office requests, as needed.
Attend Leadership Council meetings.
Attend other meetings, trainings and retreats required for all staff or for program staff.
Be proactive in getting new youth involved at Russellville First UMC.
Provide opportunities to involve youth in the life of the church and help them find ways to serve in support of various church ministries and outreach activities.
Other duties as assigned and needed.

Salary will be dependent on formal ministry training and youth ministry experience.

To send a resume or receive a detailed job description and/or application, contact Pastor Todd at Todd.Owen@umcna.org

Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000


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