Seeking Director of Student Ministries
Wesley Monumental UMC is a thriving, historic 1200-member United Methodist Church in beautiful downtown Savannah, GA. We are seeking a Director of Student Ministries to lead our ministry to Middle School (6-8 grade) and High School (9-12 grade) students.
The Wesley Monumental youth are a fun and active group. We are looking for a candidate who will build Christ-centered relationships with students and their families and who will engage students through Bible study and worship experiences, enjoyable games and trips, and meaningful mission projects.
- Direct and facilitate all church programming for students in grades 6-12 for the purpose of making and growing disciples of Jesus Christ
- Oversee weekly youth events such as Sunday school, Wednesday night Bible studies, and Sunday evening youth group
- Develop Christ-centered relationships with students in grades 6-12 and their families
- Recruit and equip adult volunteers, and develop student leaders
- Plan and execute annual events such as ski retreat, mission trips, St. Patrick’s Day pancake breakfast, and other retreats and excursions
- Provide pastoral care to students and their families
- Commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and to the church
- Personal theology in line with the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church
- Sense of calling to ministry and specifically to ministry to Middle and High School students
- Leadership and administrative skills sufficient to organize events such as ski trip, mission trips, local mission projects, and fundraisers
- Ability to recruit and equip volunteer teams such as Sunday school teachers, Bible study leaders, trip chaperones, and other volunteers
- Education: Bachelor’s degree required; additional education, especially theological education in the Methodist/Wesleyan tradition preferred
- Experience: 2-5 years student ministry experience preferred
This is a full-time position with a competitive salary based on experience and education. Please send a resume and cover letter to Rev. Ben Martin.