Jan 14, 2022

Leader of Youth and Young Adult Ministry at Warlingham Methodist Church

£28,000 - £30,000 yearly
  • Warlingham Methodist CHurch
  • Warlingham, Surrey, UK
Full time, Permanent Church/Ministry

Job Description

Background

  • Warlingham lies within Surrey and is on the border with South Croydon.
  • We are a friendly and growing village church in the heart of the community with a passion for sharing the Good News of Jesus to the young people of our neighbourhood. We have focussed on Youth Work for the last 15 years and we have seen this work grow and flourish during this time. We currently have up to 80 children and young people involved in our busy weekly activities, with up to 30 attending Sunday worship and 60 attending weekly outreach youth Clubs / Cell Groups.
  • As well as Youth Church on a Sunday morning, we run weekly Youth Clubs for school years 6-8 and 9 plus. We also run / participate in other events during the year including Ignite Worship nights, Holiday Clubs and residential Camps.

Job Description

  • We are looking for a dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic person to lead and develop our Youth Ministry with both young people and young adults. We are looking for a committed Christian who has the energy and enthusiasm to engage with and inspire our young people, with the joy and grace of knowing Jesus in their lives.
  • As a church we have big plans, hopes and dreams for the future, and we want you to be a part of that.
  • The job is based in a village just south of Croydon, and you will be part of a committed and enthusiastic leadership and volunteer team who will support and encourage you in this role and in your future development.

Job Purpose

  • Working as part of the Youth and Children’s Ministry, you will be responsible for leading and developing the existing successful Youth Ministry, but also launch initiatives and create a community for young adults - some of whom are already connected with the church. To support to develop sustainable youth projects which meet the needs of local community.
  • To encourage and develop the existing volunteer team, providing mentoring and training as required.
  • You will initiate and oversee projects that enable young people / young adults to grow in faith and to participate in a range of opportunities that nurture debate, exchange of ideas, and seek to give them an active identity within the church family.
  • We are looking to appoint a full-time role (35-37.5 hours per week) as Leader of Youth and Young Adults, to run and build on the existing Youth Ministry, and to work alongside our part-time Children’s and Family Worker plus existing volunteer team and Management Team, to enable this exciting and vital work to continue and grow.
  • Salary: up to £28,000-£30,000 p.a. (depending on experience and assuming 37.5 hours per week) plus pension. There may also be an opportunity to lead and develop the Church’s digital Ministry.

The closing date to express an interest and to receive more information is Friday 11 February 2022. Successful Applicants are then expected be called for interview in the week commencing Monday 21 February 2022. 

  • If you are interested in receiving an information pack, please contact either Nigel King or Rev’d Faith Nyota at:

Nigelk@talktalk.net

jfnyota@btinternet.com

Or see what we have been doing at: www.warlinghammethodistchurch.org


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