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Director of Children and Youth Ministries

Franklin, Tennessee (TN), USA 37064

Mission: Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.


Leading the children’s and youth ministry of Hillsboro United Methodist Church and implementing its mission.
Spiritually guiding in the Holy Spirit and preparing the youth for challenges ahead as followers of Christ anchored in a Wesleyan understanding of our Christian faith. Implementing and evaluating youth spiritual growth via chosen curriculum and provide feedback for the children and youth ministry team.
Recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers to work with children and youth ministries.
Preparing and maintaining a calendar of all youth activities; communicating ministry notes to parents and full church membership through the website, social media, print, etc.
Coordinating, with direction from church leadership, mission experiences, Conference or District event gatherings, fundraising events, and local programming.
Coordinating youth Sunday school and weekly Junior and Senior Youth activities.
Attending church meetings such as Administrative Board, Children/Youth ministry committee and continuing educational opportunities as determined by the Sr. Pastor and Staff Parish Pastor Relations Committee.


1.Leadership and visionary experience regarding children/youth ministry within a Christian faith congregation.

2.Bible knowledge, ability to work within the United Methodist structure, group/team building skills.

Ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner to external organizations, parents, and volunteers while being able to connect with students in social settings.
Bachelor degree preferred.




Hillsboro UMC is an active rural congregation nestled in the hills near the Natchez Trace parkway. We love the outdoors, spending time in nature, serving, and loving on our community and each other. We value inter-generational activities and desire to empower our children and youth in their call to ministry.


This position will be accountable to and served by the pastor, the Staff Parish Relation Committee, and the Youth Council.


Salary range: 28,000- 32,000 DOE