Director of Youth Ministry
Ordination not required
The Director of Youth Ministry is primarily responsible for ministry with young people from grade 5 through young adults. The emphasis is on building relationships with students, young adults and families within the congregation and the broader community. The Director leads ministry teams made up of adults and students who serve in Youth Ministry as volunteers.
The Director of Youth Ministry fosters faith formation by maintaining a healthy balance of relationship building and spiritual instruction for youth and families The Director:
- casts vision
- leads and disciples others
- involves youth and adults in developing and leading ministry programs/activities
- ensures policies and procedures are understood and followed
- collaborates with the Pastors, the Director of Children’s Ministry and key lay leaders
to develop programming and ministry opportunities that ensure young people and their families are strengthened in faith, relationship and discipleship.