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Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

Fenton United Methodist Church Fenton, Michigan is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. Starting salary commensurate with education and experience. The FUMC Vision Statement is: Reaching Upward to God, reaching inward to each other and reaching outward to our neighbors so that all can find wholeness in Jesus Christ. This position seeks to help youth and young adults develop their relationship with God, with one another and to serve the community to the end that all may find wholeness in Jesus Christ. Position entails growing our existing youth ministries as well as developing and implementing young adult ministries. Preferred candidates will have: a strong and personal commitment to Jesus Christ and Christian living and witness, an understanding and be supportive of the United Methodist Church polity, theology and practice, and the vision and programs of FUMC, excellent interpersonal skills to work in a team environment, maintain a pleasant disposition, and present a caring and sensitive atmosphere representative of FUMC, a degree in Youth Ministry or equivalent experience, demonstrated rapport and a passion for working with youth and their families, and with young adults with an enthusiastic, energetic and encouraging personality, ability to plan, organize, lead, and guide complex projects related to youth and young adult ministries, excellent written and verbal communication, listening and conflict management skills with all age groups. Ability to fully and effectively represent FUMC in a community leadership environment, experience in building teams and recruiting effective support team members, strong organizational and prioritization skills, with attention to detail, ability to delegate tasks, implement and support projects, and follow through to get the job done.  Our web site is For application and complete job description, please contact

Fenton United Methodist Church
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Youth Ministry
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