Graduate Resident Youth Minister

Graduate Resident Youth Minister

 

About the job:

 

The Center for Youth Ministry Training offers a debt-free, 3-year Graduate Residency for those called to youth ministry by covering tuition, books, housing, and utilities for the duration of time the resident is in the program. Graduate Residents gain experience by being placed in a local church while earning a Master of Arts in Youth Ministry from one of our two partner seminaries. As the largest graduate program focused in youth ministry in the country, we make it our mission to equip youth ministers theologically in the classroom, vocationally in the local church, and emotionally through personal coaching. Learn more at www.cymt.org/graduate-residency

 

For more information, please contact Dea at Dea@cymt.org.

 

About our Organization:

 

CYMT is a three-year graduate residency program in partnership with Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and Memphis Theological Seminary. Graduate residents gain experience by being placed in a local church to serve as a part-time youth minister, while earning a Master of Arts in Youth Ministry through one of the accredited seminaries.  Each youth ministry resident receives an all-inclusive scholarship that covers tuition, books, housing, and provides a $1,000 per month stipend. 

 

Edited 8/5/19:  

 

Graduate Resident Youth Minister

 

About the job:

 

– Serve as a part time Youth Minister in a church that fits your theological background.  We work with both traditional and progressive churches.

– Housing, books, and utilities are paid for for the duration of the program. 

–  Receive a debt-free Master’s of Arts in Youth Ministry.

– Earn a monthly living stipend of $1000.

 

About the program:

 

Graduate Residents gain experience by being placed in a local church while earning a Master of Arts in Youth Ministry from one of our two partner seminaries. As the largest Youth Ministry graduate residency program in the country, we make it our mission to equip youth ministers theologically in the classroom, vocationally in the local church, and emotionally through personal coaching. Learn more at:

 

www.cymt.org/graduate-residency.

 

For more information, please contact Dea at Dea@cymt.org.

 

We have a rolling application system, so applications are reviewed upon submission.  

 

Posting from Indeed.com:

 

Fulfill your call to youth ministry through the Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry at the Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT). The Graduate Resident Youth Minister is a unique professional ministry opportunity that provides you with a job at a local church while both training and coaching you as you earn your Masters of Arts in Youth Ministry through a CYMT partner seminary. CYMT offers regional campuses in Tennessee and Texas through partnerships with Memphis Theological Seminary and Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Partner churches are from multiple denominations within a four-hour radius of Memphis, TN and Austin, TX. Acceptance to the program is competitive, as the cohort spots are limited in each region. The cost to the resident is only $1,500 for the 3-year program.

Graduate Residents will receive –

Full scholarship for tuition, books, and housing

Masters degree from accredited seminary

A job as a youth minister in a local church

$1,000 per month stipend

Veteran youth ministry coach

Core Components –

  • Cohort: Residents are part of a dynamic, group-learning community that provides encouragement and support as they walk through ministry together.
  • Coaching: Residents receive one-on-one coaching from a youth ministry veteran to help master and apply critical skills.
  • Classroom: In retreat-style, four times per semester, residents will be challenged to think theologically about ministry and empowered to create ministry programs that evoke deep, life-changing Christian faith.
  • Church: Residents get hands-on experience in a local church where they serve 25 hours weekly as youth minister.
  • Care: Residents receive pastoral care and encouragement, empowering them to seek wholeness in their life.

Qualifications –

  • Distinct call to youth or children’s ministry
  • Ministry experience working with children or youth
  • Undergraduate degree

Theological Beliefs

CYMT partners with congregations and individuals representing the theological views and diversity of mainline Protestant Christianity. We partner with mainline Protestant denominations including the United Methodist Church, Presbyterian (PCUSA), Cumberland Presbyterian, Lutheran (ECLA), Episcopal, Disciples of Christ, American Baptist, and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Our partner seminaries include Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary or Memphis Theological Seminary

Application Process –

Apply online at www.cymt.org

  • Complete online application
  • Pay $50 application fee
  • Provide:
  • 3 references (professor, ministry, personal)
  • Transcripts
  • Photo
  • Proof of insurance
  • Complete background check

Application deadlines:

Early admission: November 15

Final: March 1

Contact –

615.823.7595

Email dea@cymt.org for more information.

The Center for Youth Ministry Training is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exists to equip youth ministers and churches to develop theologically informed and practically effective youth ministries. Learn more at cymt.org.

Job Type: Full-time

 

Stats

Organization name:
The Center for Youth Ministry Training

Denomination:
American Baptist Church, Episcopal Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Presbyterian Church USA, The Episcopal Church, United Methodist Church

Contact:
tiffany@cymt.org

Location:
308 Franklin Rd, Brentwood TN 37072

Website:
http://www.cymt.org

Date Posted:
August 5, 2019

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