Director of Student Ministries

St. James United Methodist Church in Greenville, NC is seeking a Christ-following individual with a heart to oversee an exciting ministry. St. James is a leader in ministering to students throughout our community. We wish to see our youth grow in their knowledge and love of Jesus Christ while being challenged to live out their faith beyond the walls of the church building. The vision for student ministry is to build authentic relationships – relationships that go beyond our walls and into the community which we live and serve Christ.

The primary role of our Director of Student Ministries will be to create an energetic and missional youth ministry within the church and beyond.  We believe that youth ministry is accomplished best with a great team. An important part of the job will be recruiting and developing volunteer leaders.  This person will also be responsible for creating/selecting excellent and relevant teaching curriculum for all youth related activities.

The right candidate will be energetic, exciting, and risk taking.  They will demonstrate leadership skills, be committed to serving our students from middle school though college age, be willing to serve a year-round ministry, and be willing to cast a vision that will grow the Kingdom of God through Youth and student ministries.

This position is full time. Salary is commensurate with experience and education. The position also includes continuing education funds for professional growth.

Please send resume and references to Rev. Johnny Branch at