BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. -- Director of Youth Ministry

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. -- Director of Youth Ministry

Wheeler UMC in Blountville, Tn. seeks a Part-Time Director of Youth Ministry. Flexible hours, to be negotiated with Pastor and Staff Parish Committeewith a minimum of 6 hours per week.

PURPOSE: The purpose is to minister to the youth of our church and community in grades 6-12 and to administer, develop, and implement youth ministry programs designed to meet the spiritual, social, and emotional needs of the youth, leading them to spiritual commitments and disciplines.

RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to: • A Christian with a heart for the youth. • Pray for the youth. • Conduct yourself in a Christ-like manner and demonstrate high Biblical standards as you teach youth with your own life.• Establish meaningful personal relationships with the young people in the congregation and community by investing in their lives, such as attending lunch at the area schools and attending their extracurricular activities (ie: sporting events, concerts, school plays, and awards ceremonies). • Plan, implement, and attend weekly activities for the youth during the school year that include Bible study, worship, fellowship and fun! The activities need to be relevant and effective in instructing, training, nurturing, and equipping youth for leading a Spirit-filled life of faith and forging deep Christian friendships. • Assist the Pastor in the teaching of the Confirmation class as needed. • Monitor expenditures through MMPC Youth budget. • Recruit and develop adults within the congregation to serve as committed mentors. • Work effectively with parents to foster support of the youth program, including ongoing communication to provide opportunities for input and feedback.• Work alongside other church staff members as a team player

To apply or receivemore information contact Rev. Crystal Smith at (423) 323-7267 or cdsalyers@hotmail.com