Availability: Apr 6, 2023- Jul 6, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description: The youth minister’s focus would be to oversee our student ministry, which is comprised of around 10-15 students from grades 7-12. This would include teaching classes, leading retreats and service projects and other events, as well as being a spiritual guide and mentor for students and their families. There will be opportunities to serve in different areas of ministry as well depending on the youth minister’s interests and spiritual gifts, i.e. children’s ministry, worship ministry, etc. We are looking for someone with a gift for teaching and spiritual formation, organization and communication, and delegation and empowering volunteers. Our preference would be toward a married candidate with a bachelor’s degree in ministry and two years of experience, but these are not requirements. We are open to both male and female candidates.
•Four Year College Degree (required), BS in youth ministry or equivalent (preferred).
•2-3 Years of youth ministry experience; will consider a recent college graduate based on fit, passion, and other experiences such as internships.
Organization: Livonia Church of Christ
Organization Location: Livonia is a western suburb of Detroit, Michigan. It is a great place to raise a family, with its excellent schools, quiet neighborhoods, numerous parks, and many community activities and programs for people of all ages.
Organization Description: The Church of Christ in Livonia, Michigan is seeking the man or woman whom God will lead to us to serve as our new youth and family minister. God has blessed us with several youth ministers over the last four decades, including our current youth minister who is leaving in May 2023 after five years as part of our church family. We have faith that God will continue to bless us again through this upcoming search! If that person might be you, we would love to talk with you more. We are a grace-based, family-oriented church that has been meeting together since 1955. We have three elders, a preaching minister, and a full-time secretary. In addition, many of our members are actively involved as volunteer ministry leaders, serve on ministry teams, and organize our annual events. Our church has a weekly attendance of around 120. We are age diverse, including many families with young children.
Name: Mike Miles
Phone Number: 785.787.0922
Address: 15431 Merriman Rd Livonia, Michigan, 48154