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  • is United Methodist
  • has an average worship attendance of 200

Job at Glenelg United Methodist Church

Director of Youth Ministries

Job Description

The Director of Youth Ministries’ role is to nurture young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry through fellowship, group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach. The Director serves as a spiritual leader and role model, fostering faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and equipping youth to be in ministry to other youth. The Director is the day-to-day leader of the youth ministry, focusing on 6th-12th grade students and their families.

The ideal Director of Youth Ministries for GUMC will have the following qualifications:
•Christian background and an active faith life; •Experience with, and a passion for, youth ministry; •Bachelor’s degree in a related field; •Knowledge of youth and youth culture; •Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and volunteers; •Energetic enthusiasm for fostering youth leadership; •Excellent interpersonal communication skills with both youth and adults; •Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement youth ministries; •Excellent organizational skills; •Ability to provide faith-based counsel to youth and families; •Willingness to work cooperatively and to support other ministries of the church; •Positive outlook and disposition; •Flexible approach to solving problems; •Ability to work within a budget.

In addition this position requires:
•Satisfactory Security Background Check; •Completed Safe Sanctuary Training; •Minimum age of 23, to comply with the GUMC Safe Sanctuaries Policy.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three(3) non-family references to Pastor Alice Ford at [email protected]

Glenelg United Methodist Church

Glenelg United Methodist Church [GUMC], located in western Howard County, Maryland, is a mission-minded, family-focused congregation serving a rapidly growing community. Our faith is biblically-based, Christ-centered, and rooted in Wesleyan theological perspectives. Our goal is to respond wholeheartedly to the call to Christian discipleship and to invite others to share with us in a life of service and worship.