Director of Student Ministries

Ovilla United Methodist Church

The director of student ministries will maintain, develop, and grow a ministry integrating students (grades 6-12) into the life of Ovilla United Methodist Church and its community. Providing spiritual leadership aligning with the theology, mission, vision, and values of the church, the Director of Student Ministries will create and sustain weekly and long-term programs in order to intentionally move students towards a life of discipleship.
Job Duties:• Create a comprehensive two-year plan for the student ministries program including: preparing objectives, goals, strategies, and measurements for the youth program.• Lead and organize effective student ministry programs implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, as well as service projects.• Recruit, train, and lead adult volunteer leaders.• Help to develop leadership skills within the students by enabling them to plan and conduct some of their own activities.• Provide spiritual direction for students on an individual basis.• Maintain contact with students and parents, keeping them informed of ongoing activities.• Keep parents updated on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement.• Submit an article and calendar of student ministry events for the bi-weekly newsletter.• Integrate intentionally the student ministry into all phases of church life, striving for an intergenerational culture which unites and complements other church and community ministries.• Maintain the student ministry budget.• Participate in the Church Council and various committees in the church.• Plan and facilitate participation in the junior and senior high Central Texas Conference Youth in Missions (CTCYM) trips.• Facilitate participation in Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center Mid-Winter retreats and summer camps.• Attend all worship services and relevant church events.• Create and maintain a viable social media and web presence.• Other duties as required.
Bachelor's Degree
How To Apply

Melissa DeLoach
Ovilla United Methodist Church
1403 Red Oak Creek Road
Ovilla, TX 75154