Director of Youth Ministry

Jackson, MS
Type: Lay
Posted May 22, 2020
Job Title
Director of Youth Ministry
Name of church or organization
St. James’ Episcopal Church
Job Location
Jackson, MS
Job Description
St. James’ Episcopal Church in Jackson, Mississippi, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries to build meaningful spiritual relationships with the youth of our parish to support them as they grow in God’s grace. Under the supervision of the Rector or designated Associate Rector, the Director will oversee all ministries related to parishioners from 6th to 12th grade and their families. The Director will work in collaboration with the clergy, staff, and lay leadership, including the Youth Committee made up of committed parishioners. The Director’s responsibilities focus around four aims, each seasoned with the fun and playfulness associated with youth ministry.

  • Education in the biblical foundations and sacramental traditions of the Christian faith
  • Formation for moral and spiritual maturity
  • Relationships that engage and deepen a sense of community with and within the youth
  • Ministry with a sense of mission to others both within and outside of the Church.

This position is for someone who loves engaging youth and families, and who feels called by God to this work. The Director of Youth Ministries at St. James’ is a full-time, non-entry level position with salary and benefits reflecting the nature of the position for an initial commitment of two years.

Type of commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
Applicants may submit a letter of interest and resume by email to The. Rev. Marian D. Fortner, Interim Rector, A more detailed job description is attached in the link below.
Application Deadline
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