The Huntsville Church of Christ is seeking applicants for the position of Youth and Family Minister.
Our congregation is a loving, vibrant group of believers who seek to love God, love people and to serve the world.
The Youth and Family Minister will facilitate the complete ministry to families within the church as well as articulate and advocate a comprehensive vision for faith development of students. With a primary focus on adolescents and their families, the Youth and Family Minister will develop relationships while fostering discipleship to point youth and families into relationship with Christ. The Youth and Family Minister will coordinate outreach and “open-door” activities to welcome the families of our community.
This ministry to families includes a complete big-picture ministry that views the discipleship journey of students as a complete package. This includes ministry to parents and care-givers in training and equipping for the task of faith development and parenting. This includes teaming with the leaders of Children’s ministry to create a cohesive and inclusive ministry to all ages as they grow and mature. The primary focus will be on ministry to adolescents as they mature in faith as well as integration into the active work of the body. The Youth and Family Minister will not see ministry as segregated by age but instead have an overall vision of discipleship and faith development which includes the integral role of family as well as the role of the church body as faith community.
The successful candidate will have a love for God that is evident in their life, a zeal for teaching God’s Word and a passion for faith development and discipleship in young people. They will have a proven record of connecting with children, students and families. A Bachelors degree in Bible, Counseling, Ministry or Christian Education is preferred. Proven leadership ability as well as relational and team building skills. They will be able to manage technology including presentation software, word processing, publishing and social media.
Salary is based on experience.
Summary of Position
A leadership staff position that will provide vision, energy, oversight, and daily direction to all aspects of Family Ministry leading youth and families into discipleship; enthusiastically implements vision and values through student ministries; keep before the church body, staff, and elders a vision of the necessity of winning Families to Christ and discipling them to greater maturity; working as a team member toward the mission and vision of HCOC through ministry to youth and families.