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Lead Pastor

Charleston, West Virginia (WV), USA 25301

Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministry Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston, WV Christ Church United Methodist in downtown Charleston, WV is seeking an energetic and outgoing person to serve as a full-time Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministry. This person is responsible for leading, directing and coordinating the church’s Christian Education and Youth Ministries programs. A degree in Christian Education or related field with Certification in Christian Education and/or Youth ministry is preferred. Master’s level training is a plus. In order to maintain our theological heritage, we would prefer that the applicant be a member of the United Methodist Church or willing to transfer religious affiliation. However, all applicants will be considered. Salary is commensurate with education, certification and experience. Christ Church is a downtown church with three weekly worship services that include both traditional and contemporary styles with an average attendance of 300. Christ Church is committed to quality Christian Education for children and youth offering programming for preschool to young adult. Christ Church is located in the capital city of West Virginia which offers vibrant music and cultural opportunities. It is an area noted for its mountain beauty with a variety of outdoor activities such as snow skiing, hiking and biking in close proximity. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references and a one page document outlining their philosophy of Christian Education and youth ministry. Applications may be submitted electronically to jayparkins@msn.com or through regular mail service to Christ Church UM, 1221 Quarrier Street Charleston, WV 25301 ATTN: Christian Education/Youth Position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.