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  • has an average worship attendance of 350
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Job at Bethel United Methodist Church

Searching for a Director of Youth to be part of a Methodist church in downtown Spartanburg, SC.

Job Description

Bethel United Methodist Church (www.bethelmethodist.org) of Spartanburg, SC is seeking a full-time Director of Youth to minister to the spiritual needs of students ages 12-24, which includes 7th grade through college. Along with ministry to the youth, the Director of Youth contributes to the overall ministry of the church and to the other staff positions through prayer, worship, encouragement, cooperation, fellowship, and other appropriate ways.

The Director of Youth will be responsible for planning, coordinating, evaluating, and implementing a comprehensive student ministry at Bethel with the objective of making disciples of Jesus Christ. This person will need to faithfully attend worship services and church wide activities, provide reports to the Church Council on behalf of the student ministry, develop and oversee the budget for student ministry and missions, attend and participate in all student ministry activities, and any other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

The ideal candidate would possess an evident call to pastoral ministry, specifically for youth and their spiritual development. This person must be capable of effective, relevant communication with students, parents, volunteers, and staff and be comfortable using all forms of social media. The candidate must be committed to the ministry philosophy and vision of the church. A Bachelor’s degree and experience running or assisting with a Christian youth program are required.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Bethel United Methodist Church

Bethel is located in downtown Spartanburg, SC with members from various parts of Spartanburg County. Bethel has a vibrant children's and youth ministry and recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of our special education ministry. Bethel has traditional and contemporary worship services along with numerous Sunday School classes and small group throughout the week. We also have a great music program for children, youth, and adults and a child enrichment center that provides a great Christian education for preschool children.