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  • Music/Worship Ministry

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  • is United Methodist
  • has an average worship attendance of 150
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Student Ministry Director/Contemporary Worship Leader

Job Description

Student Ministry Director/Contemporary Worship Leader

This position is responsible for helping lead youth into a meaningful relationship with Jesus Christ. This position will include casting vision for the Student Ministry, delivering large group messages, being highly relational, and supporting the entire youth ministry and church with its mission, vision, and strategy.

This position will also oversee the implementation of a contemporary music in a worship setting.
As with all Mary Esther UMC positions, this person is expected to embody the mission of Mary Esther UMC each and every day: to help people become deeply devoted followers of Christ.
Location: Mary Esther, FL
Primary Responsibilities
The following responsibilities are a representative sampling of the duties of the Student Ministry Director.
General
• Serve as the lead Youth Pastor for 6th-12th graders and their families • Continually evaluate the Mary Esther UMC Youth strategy and our execution of this strategy Create Strategic Environments
• Work with other Mary Esther UMC staff to plan and execute all youth environments • Serve as the lead staff person in these environments Cultivate Personal Relationships with Students
• Spend time each week with students outside of weekly programming • Recruit and train volunteers to cultivate appropriate personal relationships with students Partner with Parents
• Intentionally develop and nurture personal relationships with parents • Be proactive in communicating with parents regularly • Help to engage parents in the ministry of the church Model a Missional Mindset
• Help students actively engage in an ongoing relationship with our community • Help students view their life through the lens of Christ’s calling. Meetings
• Attend All-Staff meeting • Attend Church Council Meetings • Plan parent meetings We Require a Christian committed to living a life that reflects the Gospel, who feels called to Youth Ministry and is comfortable working in a United Methodist Church environment, with the following qualifications:

Education & Experience:
1. Undergraduate degree required; post-grad education a plus
2. Experience in Youth Ministry or related field preferred
3. Good computer skills: email, Internet, other applications
Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
1. Demonstrates enthusiasm and positive attitude
2. High degree of initiative and accountability
3. Ability to manage and motivate volunteers
4. Strong interpersonal, communication and organization skills

Applicant should be familiar with the United Methodist Church Safe Sanctuary Policy and Guidelines

Contemporary Worship Leader
• Applicant must have experience leading dynamic contemporary worship. • Must be able to develop leaders in the worship setting. • Must have a knowledge of music equipment and worship software. (ProPresenter is preferred). • The ability to determine the theology of worship songs and how to use each correctly. • Team skills to plan worship services.

Working Hours:
Due to the nature of youth ministry early mornings, late nights, weekends, and week-long out-of-town events are regular. Office hours will be determined with these factors in mind.

TO APPLY, please email all of the following to [email protected] , specifying Student Ministry Director in subject line. Applications without the following information will not be considered.

  1. Resume
  2. Statement of your philosophy of ministry and your call to ministry
  3. Your religious/church affiliation

Mary Esther UMC

Mary Esther UMC is a friendly, well-established church that aims to serve the community by showing the love of Jesus Christ.