Youth Minister

Classification: 
Part-time
Company: 
Downs United Methodist Church,
102 S Seminary,
Downs,
Illinois
61736
Contact Person: 
Rev. Ken Burgard
Contact E-mail Address: 
pastor@downsumc.org
Contact Phone Number: 
(309) 3782651
Description/Responsibilities: 
The Youth Minister, working with the church leadership, is “to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world”. They will work specifically with the youth and children of the church. Responsibilities will include: leading the volunteers in the Downs Youth Ministry team, recruiting and training new volunteers, oversight of the Jr. and Sr. High Sunday School classes, and Wednesday night activities, leading the high school winter retreat, planning and running special events for the Jr. and Sr. High, developing a relationship with the school district, attending staff meetings, and assisting in children’s ministry. 25-30 hours a week. Salary is $15,000-20,000 with housing provided, and a utilities stipend of $1200.00 a year.
Requirements/Qualifications: 
A passion for beginning the discipleship process with the youth and children of the church, the ability to articulate the gospel of Jesus Christ to both children and youth, a working knowledge of United Methodist Doctrine (or the willingness to learn it).
Application Instructions: 
Send Resume and References to: Downs United Methodist Church Youth Minister Position 102 S Seminary, Downs IL 61736 Phone: 309-378-2651 Email: sprc@downsumc.org Deadline for Submitting Resume: March 31, 2013 Position May Be Filled By: April 30, 2013