Director of Youth Ministries - St. Luke UMC (Pensacola, FL)


St. Luke United Methodist Church is an 800 member congregation in the Pensacola District of the Alabama-West Florida Conference. Located in Pensacola, FL, St. Luke is a 30 year old church deeply committed to bringing Jesus Christ to the community and the world by connecting, nurturing and serving through the power of the Holy Spirit. The youth program serves 50 plus youth on a weekly basis through a variety of ministries.

Our Director of Youth Ministries must have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, be of good moral character, trustworthy in all respects and able to relate positively with people. He/she will be passionate about God's Word and called to serve within the local church, He/she will be specifically called to reach out and love, lead, and shepherd teenagers with the goal of leading them to a personal relationship with Christ and nurturing their growth in discipleship.

Our Director of Youth Ministries will have a degree in a field related to Youth and/or Education, or at least three (3) years experience running a successful youth ministry. He/she will be theologically and philosophically aligned with the United Methodist Church and its Discipline, well grounded in Scripture, and able to effectively teach Biblical truths.

Our Director of Youth Ministries will have good administrative skills and the ability to communicate and relate well with youth, parents, and other staff members.

Our Director of Youth Ministries will be able to coordinate volunteer services utilizing adult volunteers to accomplish the goals of the program.

Our Director of Youth Ministries will develop a balanced youth program for youth entering 6th grade through 12th grade. The program will be comprised of meaningful learning opportunities and activities that will enable the youth to develop in the Christian faith and promote Christian fellowship.

Our Director of Youth Ministries will seek to respond to the young person as a whole. He/she will provide a ministry that is filled with acceptance, understanding, and affirmation in an atmosphere of belonging.

Contact: Pastor Larry Anderson

Address: 1394 East Nine Mile Road Pensacola FL 32516

Phone: 850-484-3145