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Director of Next Gen Ministries

Mineral Springs United Methodist Church
Mineral Springs, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 06/04/2018
Categories: Church/Ministry - Young Adult Pastor - Youth Pastor
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

You’re looking to work with a church that has potential, that is close to a city but still in the country, and that will embrace you as a member of the family. You might not have a lot of youth ministry experience, but are ready to roll up your sleeves and dive in if someone will show you the ropes. Mineral Springs United Methodist just might be what you’re looking for! If you’re energetic, relational, and have some leadership skills, then you’ll fit right in. Find out what MSUMC is all about, and send in your résumé!


Mineral Springs United Methodist Churchis seeking a full-time Director of Next Gen Ministries. This position will provide leadership and direction for effective MSUMC middle school, high school, and young adult ministries – including program development and leadership as well as recruiting, training, and oversight of volunteer leaders to enable effective ministries; youth community outreach and missions; and management of the Next Gen ministry budget.


Essential Functions

  • Design, implement, and continue to build upon an existing student and young adult programs that integrate relationship building, worship, spiritual formation, and missional opportunities
  • Collaborate with volunteers to develop opportunities for Next Gen ministries
  • Recruit, develop and train students and adult leaders who wish to participate in the planning and execution of Next Gen and church-wide ministries
  • Collaborate with church staff and key lay leaders to integrate the Next Gen ministry into the overall life of the church
  • Provide oversight and support for weekend and midweek programs to include Christian education and social time
  • Oversee the creation and maintenance of the Next Gen ministry budget
  • Maintain adequate and appropriate communication with students, parents, and the church regarding Next Gen ministries.

Required Skills

  • Strong relational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to utilize social media effectively in support of Next Gen program goals
  • Ability to multitask and have flexibility
  • Can maintain confidentiality of sensitive information without exception
  • Connection with the theological position of Mineral Springs United Methodist Church
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a variety of settings
  • Strong commitment to continuing education


A successful candidate will have:

  • Passion for walking alongside young persons in their faith journeys
  • Vision for the growth of students’ faith, and for the growth of the Next Gen ministries
  • Bachelor's degree desired; Religious studies or further theological education preferred
  • Experience leading and/or working with student ministries
Terms of Employment
  • At-Will
  • 40 hours/week salary commensurate with experience
  • $30-35 per year, plus travel
  • Office space with computer provided