Male Middle School Pastor


Male Middle School Youth Pastor This full-time position is responsible for helping lead youth into a meaningful relationship with Jesus Christ. The Middle School Youth Pastor will work on a team with other youth staff and will focus primarily on 7th and 8th-grade male youth ministry. This position will include casting vision for the middle school ministry, delivering large group messages, leading male small group bible studies, managing a large team of volunteers, and supporting the entire youth ministry and church with its mission, vision, and strategy.

The Male Middle School Youth Pastor must thrive in a fast-paced, highly relational, creative environment with tight deadlines and busy schedules. As with all HPUMC positions, this person is expected to embody the mission of HPUMC each and every day - to help people become deeply devoted followers of Christ. They are also expected to demonstrate the values of HPUMC, which include:
(1) being God led,
(2) caring for one another,
(3) being respectful of our heritage and
(4) being focused on our future.

Location: Dallas, TX

Primary Responsibilities The following responsibilities are a representative sampling of the duties of the Male Middle School Pastor.

• Serve as the lead Youth Pastor for 7th-8th grade students and their families
• Continually evaluate the HPUMC Youth strategy and our execution of this strategy

Create Strategic Environments
• Work with other HPUMC Youth staff to plan and execute all middle school environments
• Serve as the lead staff person in these environments
• Share primary teaching responsibilities in middle school environments with the Pastor to Youth and their Families

Cultivate Personal Relationships with Middle School Students
• Spend time each week with middle school students outside of weekly programming
• Recruit and train volunteers to cultivate appropriate personal relationships with middle school students
• Attend middle school extra-curricular events

Partner with Parents
• Intentionally develop and nurture personal relationships with parents
• Be proactive in communicating with parents regularly
• Help to engage parents in the ministry of the church Model a Missional Mindset
• Actively engage in an ongoing relationship with one of HPUMC Youth’s community partners
• Help students actively engage in an ongoing relationship with one of our community partners
• Help students view their future through the lens of Christ’s calling on their lives.

• Attend All-Staff meeting
• Attend quarterly Family Ministries meeting
• Attend bi-monthly HPUMC Youth department meetings
• Meet with Pastor to Youth and their Families weekly and/or as needed

Other Responsibilities
• Lead one major role of the youth ministry (e.g. missions, creative content, communications, summer programming, hospitality). We Provide competitive pay and full benefits package, as well as a gym, free garage parking, a generous holiday schedule, and a fun, collaborative, and supportive work environment. We Require a Christian committed to living a life that reflects the Gospel, who feels called to Youth Ministry and is comfortable working in a United Methodist Church environment. Additionally, our employees are called to follow our youth worker policies, to lead a life that becomes the gospel, and to exhibit appropriate demeanor both on and off the job.

Education & Experience:
1. Undergraduate degree required; post-grad education a plus
2. 3+ years in Youth Ministry or related field
3. Experience in large church ministry
4. Experience in delivering powerful biblical messages to youth regularly
5. Good computer skills: email, Internet, other applications

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
1. Demonstrates enthusiasm and positive attitude
2. High degree of initiative and accountability
3. Ability to manage and motivate volunteers
4. Strong interpersonal, communication, and organization skills

Working Hours: Due to the nature of youth ministry early mornings, late nights, weekends, and week-long out-of-town events are regular. Office hours will be determined with these factors in mind.

TO APPLY, please email all of the following to, specifying MS Pastor in the subject line:
1. Resume & cover letter/email
2. Video (link or DVD) of a recent teaching
3. Statement of your philosophy of ministry and your call to ministry
4. Your religious/church affiliation
5. Your pay requirement

Contact: Matt McHugh

Address: 3300 Mockingbird Lane Dallas TX 75205

Phone: (714) 507-6835



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