Director of Student Ministry - Eclectic UMC, Eclectic, AL


Eclectic United Methodist Church seeks a full-time Director of Student Ministries. Located in Alabama’s River Region, in close proximity to the cities of Montgomery, Wetumpka and Auburn, this United Methodist congregation is grounded in historic Christian orthodoxy as expressed by the Wesleyan tradition. The principle focus for the Director of Student Ministries will be students in grades 7 through 12 and their families. Ministry priorities include Scripture-centered teaching, an intentional approach for modeling vital prayer, and incorporating students into meaningful koinonia (fellowship) with the larger congregation. Additionally, the director will research, an establish an effective ministry with/for recent high school graduates who remain in the area to work or attend school. Candidates for the position are expected to demonstrate evidence of the following competencies: • interpreting God’s gift of salvation through Jesus Christ and a conscious approach for inviting students to the life of Christian discipleship. • Recruiting adult, volunteer leadership and providing a structure for age-appropriate discipleship training. • Engaging students in mission activities. • Creating and/or encouraging worship experiences where students find a transformational encounter Jesus Christ. For a fuller description of the position's scope and responsibilities, or to send résumés and references, contact Mr. Mike Ogburn Search Committee Chairman

Contact: Mr. Mike Ogburn

Address: 1053 Main Street Eclectic AL 36024

Phone: 334-541-3681