Director of Next Generation Ministries

Title:   Director of Next Generation Ministries                                   Reports to: Senior Pastor

Hours:  Full-Time (40 hours weekly)

Benefits: No health benefits; Paid vacation days

Salary: $30,000 annually

PURPOSE:  Build young disciples for Jesus Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to children and youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model.


  • Represent the face of Christ to the community and church.
  • Develop a youth planning team, plan and execute youth events and build relationships with church and community youth.
  • Receive training and assist in Godly Play. (Godly Play is a creative, imaginative approach to Christian formation and spiritual guidance for children and is used Sunday mornings Sept.-May)
  • Plan and execute children’s programing which currently includes Sunday mornings, Wednesday nights, musical rehearsals, Family Fusion (two hours monthly and one week in June) and special events.
  • Recruit volunteers for children and youth ministry activities and events; request background checks; assist in Sanctuary trainings.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of Alternative Worship which will launch in Spring 2020.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, church council (quarterly), alternative service planning and implemented, youth & children planning teams, appropriate community activities

EDUCATION (preferred):  Bachelor’s degree in Children and/or Youth ministry, comparable degree and /or experience.

EXPERIENCE:  Previous experience in developing community relationships with youth and adults helpful.

PERSONALITY:  Outgoing, personable, flexible, Christian, organized, and efficient are some of the qualities that are being sought for this position.

CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS: Maintain confidentiality as is appropriate and in alliance with Safe Sanctuary requirements.

TO APPLY:  Send your resume to or Anderson First United Methodist Church, 1215 Jackson Street, Anderson, IN 46016, Attn. Rev. Corinne Boruff


Organization name:
Anderson First United Methodist Church

United Methodist Church


1215 Jackson Street, Anderson


Date Posted:
August 8, 2019

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