Director of Student Ministry – First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church - Glen Ellyn, IL

Job Type: Full-Time

Denomination: Presbyterian (PCUSA)

Church Description:

First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn is committed to helping people live out their faith anywhere and everywhere. We are an active, Christ-centered community with events and gatherings, missions, small groups, and study opportunities that take place every day, all the time. And we want more for you—more opportunity for personal growth, more connection, more serving and missions, and more ways to expand your knowledge and deepen the foundation of your faith.

We invite Christ to move in our lives through missions, family, study, and relationships. Whether you serve with one of our Engage mission partners, participate in family programming, join a small group, or take advantage of one of our many education opportunities, we celebrate that your faith is about more than Sunday mornings.

Job Description:

First Presbyterian Church Glen Ellyn, IL ( is seeking a Director of Student Ministries. FPCGE is an externally focused community of unique and ordinary people seeking to prioritize the life of discipleship together as they celebrate a faith that is more than just Sundays. First Pres celebrates a theologically diverse staff with backgrounds from lots of different denominations,
The Director of Student Ministries will help develop and sustain student ministry programming designed to enhance students’ growth in Christ. The director will support and enhance the church’s existing student ministry program, which has experienced significant recent growth and momentum as FPCGE continues to serve the unique, family-centered community of Glen Ellyn. The director will inspire and launch discipleship for students, partner with parents, and equip a volunteer team to lead students to embrace a vibrant faith journey.

Qualifications for this position include a deep growing faith in Jesus, a Bachelor’s degree, and 2-3 years of youth ministry experience. This person will build a team of volunteers and work collaboratively with parents to encourage the faith journey of students. Resumes and inquiries should be directed to Laura Addis at