Wesley United Methodist Church in Shawnee, Oklahoma seeks a Full-Time Minister of Youth.

The position will lead and cultivate the Youth Ministry, 6th through 12th grade, at Wesley UMC through discipleship, prayer, activities, Bible study, informal gatherings, spiritual guidance, parent and congregational involvement and support, youth leadership development, camps, and missional outreach.   The Minister will cultivate and direct volunteers to allow for Wesley programming to reach and be accessible to a large local and regional audience.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong and evident Christian character built through personal devotion, worship and prayer life.   Will have an ability and desire to minister, mentor, relate and communicate effectively to youth of all ages and to build strong, Christian families.  Candidate should  be a confident self-starter who prayerfully and biblically seeks God’s will in ministry and has a heart for enhancing the spiritual growth of Wesley and its congregation.

Specific Position Qualifications and Abilities:

·         Prior youth ministry experience required

·         Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred (Religion, Ministry, or Human Relations Field preferred)

·         Experience cultivating teachers and volunteers preferred

·         Experience developing and leading missions preferred

·         Experience developing and implementing outreach programs preferred

For a complete job description or if you have questions, please contact or forward your resume to the church at:  montyaporter@sbcglobal.net  and  wesleychurchoffice@sbcglobal.net.   A full job description is available upon request.

The compensation package will include pay starting at $35,000 annually (commensurate with education and experience), insurance, vacation time, and relocation expenses.

Years of Experience: 2-5 years
Education Level: Bachelors
Ministry Size: 101-250
Church Affiliation: United Methodist Church (UMC)
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About Wesley United Methodist Church of Shawnee

We are a caring congregation striving to make disciples of Jesus Christ by drawing generations together to worship, study, and serve. We believe in… God as personal, one God, revealed to us in God’s Son Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. God’s Holy Spirit that enables us to respond to God’s unconditio...

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